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Dec 17, 2014
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National Poison Control Center data from 2012 show that poisonings from prescription drugs are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, and that poisonings from "bath salts,"...

Dec 10, 2014

WASHINGTON – The correlation between Internet searches on a regional medical website and next-day visits to regional emergency departments was “significant,” suggesting that Internet...

Dec 8, 2014
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With the holidays approaching — along with increases in decorating injuries, falls from ladders and illnesses related to rich food — emergency physicians are concerned that people are confused...

Dec 4, 2014

For Immediate Release: December 4, 2014 ER Docs Can Treat Pediatric Pain without a Needle WASHINGTON – Children in emergency departments can safely be treated for pain from limb injuries...

Dec 4, 2014
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Fear of police, language barriers, lack of knowledge of cardiac arrest symptoms and financial concerns prevent Latinos – particularly those of lower socioeconomic status – from seeking...

Nov 25, 2014
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Diabetes is a growing problem in the United States and it is currently the 7th leading cause of death in the country. Alarmingly, a significant part of the U.S. population doesn't even know that...

Nov 20, 2014
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The nation's emergency departments saw more than 136 million patient visits in 2011, the highest number ever recorded, compared with 129.8 million in 2010, according to new data released by the...

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