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USPSTF Recommends CRC Screening for 50- to 75-Year-Olds - 2015-10-06
"The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 50 years and continuing through age 75 years. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendation statement, published Oct. 5 by the USPSTF." More

Acetaminophen Given Early Doesn't Cut ICU Days - 2015-10-06
"For intensive care unit (ICU) patients with fever due to probable infection, early administration of acetaminophen does not affect the number of ICU-free days, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with the annual meeting of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, held from Oct. 3 to 7 in Berlin." More

Researchers Urge Routine Screening for Child Abuse - 2015-10-06
"The early signs of child abuse among infants and toddlers -- head trauma, rib fractures, or abdominal injuries -- are often missed, and that may be due in part to a lack of standardized screening, researchers report. The findings were published online Oct. 5 in Pediatrics." More

CDC Warns of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae - 2015-10-06
"Surveillance of seven U.S. metropolitan areas found higher-than-expected levels of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Atlanta, Baltimore, and New York City, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of the American Medical Association." More

Zip Line Injuries Up Significantly in the United States - 2015-10-06
"An estimated 16,850 nonfatal zip line injuries were treated in U.S. emergency departments between 1997 and 2012, and nearly 70 percent of those injuries occurred during the last four years of that span, according to research published recently in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine." More

Aristada Approved for Schizophrenia - 2015-10-06
"Long-acting drug injected every four-to-six weeks " More

Optune Device Approved for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer - 2015-10-06
"Emits electric pulses designed to thwart tumor growth " More

Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study Suggests - 2015-10-06
"But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study." More

Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer - 2015-10-06
"Two studies found standard surgery was slightly more successful." More

Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine - 2015-10-06
"Foods that can help recharge your batteries " More

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression - 2015-10-06
"Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder." More

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults - 2015-10-06
"Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects." More

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies - 2015-10-06
"Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says." More

Doctors Use 3D Printing to Safeguard Baby Before Birth - 2015-10-06
"New technology took guesswork out of high-risk pregnancy, experts say." More

California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Right-to-Die Bill Into Law - 2015-10-06
"Doctors can now prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill." More

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