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The iThermonitor records a child’s temperature every four seconds.
It’s known as “Palcohol” and when mixed with water, it creates an instant cocktail. And even though the federal government now says it’s OK to sell and use, a push for a nationwide ban is now underway. Dr. Mallika Marshall explains.
According to a study led by researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, improvements in communication between doctors during patient handoffs can reduce injuries due to medical errors by 30 percent.
A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
A Boston hospital is trying to make C-sections as pleasant for mothers-to-be as possible, something they’re calling a “Gentle C”.