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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”.
Patterns suggest that long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors may result in bone loss.
For the first time, the FDA is requiring tanning bed manufacturers to warn users about the machine’s cancer risk.