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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Staff at many outpatient health care facilities in New Mexico failed to follow recommendations for hand hygiene more than one-third of the time, a new study found.

    Many also fell short on injection safety, putting patients at increased risk fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Healthcare:

    TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans would want to know if their doctor has a troubled past, but getting that information is difficult, a new report finds.

    Thousands of practicing doctors in the United States are on probation for offenses such as sexual misconduct, d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Funding for graduate medical education (GME) for doctors-in-training needs to be changed to deal with a shortage of pediatric specialists, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in an updated policy statement.

    This sho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black heart attack patients are more likely than whites to have their ambulance diverted to another hospital due to overcrowding in the closest emergency department, a new study shows.

    The researchers also found that long diversions reduced black...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiation Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men with aggressive prostate cancer are more likely to survive if they receive radiation therapy at a hospital that provides the treatment to a large number of patients, researchers report.

    "Our paper shows that experience counts," said corres...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The location of hand sanitizer dispensers in hospitals significantly affects how likely visitors are to use them, a new study finds.

    Researchers observed the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers by more than 6,600 visitors to Greenville Memorial...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many cancer survivors struggle with money problems that can affect their mental health and quality of life, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed 2011 data from over 19 million U.S. cancer survivors to determine ra...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about General Practice:

    FRIDAY, March 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients do better and are more satisfied with their care if they believe their doctor is empathetic, a new study suggests.

    Researchers asked 112 patients, average age 51, to rate their dealings with their hand surgeon.

    The results showed...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, March 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although U.S. hospitals are making gains in the fight against some antibiotic-resistant superbugs, too many people are still getting these infections in health care facilities, federal health officials report.

    And the U.S. Centers for Disease ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Paid family leave might lead to reduced risk of abuse-related head injuries in young children, according to a new study.

    Researchers compared data from 1995 through 2011 in California -- which introduced paid family leave in 2004 -- with seven sta...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More hospitals give tiny preemies donated breast milk instead of formula, and the babies appear to benefit from it, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found the number of California hospitals offering donor breast milk ro...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical Informatics:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans continue to hold science and scientists in high regard, new poll results indicate.

    According to the survey, Americans are more likely to have "a great deal of confidence" in leaders of the scientific community than leaders of any group o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Administration:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Veterans Affairs hospitals seem to do just as well as other U.S. hospitals when it comes to treating older men with heart disease or pneumonia, a new study suggests.

    The findings, published online Feb. 9 in the Journal of the American Medical A...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical safety checklist reduced patients' risk of death over 90 days and shortened their hospital stay, a new study found.

    The findings suggest that surgical safety checklists can reduce health care costs by reducing the risk of complication...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long hours for surgical residents don't seem to put patients at risk when the doctors-in-training are allowed to work longer shifts, a new study finds.

    In fact, patients likely benefit, especially if the residents stay with their patients through ...Full Article