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Times of Malta
Smaller babies may need special car seat harnessesteam conducted the study with 84 normal-weight and low-birthweight infants with
Smaller babies may need special car seat harnesses
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
team conducted the study with 84 normal-weight and low-birthweight infants within a week of their discharge from a major hospital in Sydney. The researchers weighed each infant and the placed the baby in two different types of car seat: a... Read more
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Northern Echo
Fireball crash bike victim meets air ambulance who came to his rescueThe Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) flew the 53-year-old to James Coo
Fireball crash bike victim meets air ambulance who came to his rescue
Northern Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) flew the 53-year-old to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he arrived in a critical condition and was placed in an induced coma for two and a half weeks. “Without getting to hospital... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield surgical hospital receives top ratingA Springfield surgical hospital ranks among the top in the state for patient ca
Springfield surgical hospital receives top rating
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
A Springfield surgical hospital ranks among the top in the state for patient care, while other regional hospitals also received high marks on new federal scorecards. The Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital received the top possible score for patient care,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Globe Investigation: What’s in your weed? We tested dispensary marijuana to find outfor licensed marijuana growers and retailers. Of the nine samples The Globe te
Globe Investigation: What’s in your weed? We tested dispensary marijuana to find out
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
for licensed marijuana growers and retailers. Of the nine samples The Globe tested, one-third of them would not pass the safety standards set out by Health Canada for the regulated medical marijuana industry. Three samples tested positive for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
WNY hospitals rank average or lower in federal surveyWestern New York’s hospitals ranked average or worse in a new but controversial
WNY hospitals rank average or lower in federal survey
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Western New York’s hospitals ranked average or worse in a new but controversial quality rating released Wednesday by the federal government. The rating – ranging from one to five stars – is an overall score based on 64 hospital measures the Centers... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New federal ratings for hospitals released; no five-star N.J. hospitalsThe federal government released new ratings for hospitals Wednesday, simplifyin
New federal ratings for hospitals released; no five-star N.J. hospitals
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
The federal government released new ratings for hospitals Wednesday, simplifying reams of data to give each a score of one to five stars — just like a restaurant review. The results were somewhat surprising, and many hospitals were quick to deplore... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Medicare Releases New Ratings System for HospitalsHARTFORD -- Backus Hospital, part of the Hartford HealthCare system, has receiv
Medicare Releases New Ratings System for Hospitals
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
HARTFORD -- Backus Hospital, part of the Hartford HealthCare system, has received the highest score among Connecticut hospitals reviewed by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Under the new start ratings system, the government... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for July 27investigation and also attended the Chicago Institute of Applied Science in law
Tributes for July 27
Greeley Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
investigation and also attended the Chicago Institute of Applied Science in law enforcement. After receiving the highest score in the history of the Greeley Police Department Civil Service Examination, Richard joined the police department in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Financial Abuse: Manipulating Money To Trap Women In Violent Relationshipsfive years, Kelly was in a relationship with a man who physically abused her. K
Financial Abuse: Manipulating Money To Trap Women In Violent Relationships
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
five years, Kelly was in a relationship with a man who physically abused her. KERA agreed not to use her last name, for safety reasons. From Happy To Violent The first two years of their relationship were happy, the last three were not. She... Read more
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IGN
Phantom Boy Reviewtale of one boy’s journey to become the hero of his own story. The story is si
Phantom Boy Review
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
tale of one boy’s journey to become the hero of his own story. The story is simple. Shortly after being admitted to the hospital to undergo treatment for an extended period of time, Leo discovers he has an ability he didn’t have before. It’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hospitals to receive star ratings | TribLIVE Despite objections from Congress and the hospital industry, the Ob
Hospitals to receive star ratings
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Despite objections from Congress and the hospital industry, the Obama administration said it will soon publish star ratings summing up the quality of 3,662 hospitals. Nearly half will be rated as average,... Read more
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Business Wire
Heather Rohan to Be Appointed President of HCA’s TriStar DivisionWIRE)--HCA (NYSE:HCA) announced today that Heather Rohan will become president
Heather Rohan to Be Appointed President of HCA’s TriStar Division
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
WIRE)--HCA (NYSE:HCA) announced today that Heather Rohan will become president of HCA’s TriStar Division, which includes 16 hospitals in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia, effective December 1, 2016. She will assume leadership from current president... Read more
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CNBC
'5-star' quality ratings are very, very hard to get for the nation's hospitalsThe most common rating was three stars, which was received by 1,770 hospitals,
'5-star' quality ratings are very, very hard to get for the nation's hospitals
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
The most common rating was three stars, which was received by 1,770 hospitals, or 38.5 percent. Another 723 hospitals, or 15.7 percent, received two stars. Nearly 3 percent of the hospitals, 133, received just a one-star rating, the lowest possible... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Early initiation of prophylaxis linked to lower rates of PE and DVT in patients with severe brain injuriesembolism (PE). PE is a leading cause of death in these patients. But blood-thin
Early initiation of prophylaxis linked to lower rates of PE and DVT in patients with severe brain injuries
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
embolism (PE). PE is a leading cause of death in these patients. But blood-thinning medications started within 72 hours of hospital arrival have a significant protective effect against these conditions in patients with severe TBI, and do not... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Britain’s lost F1 hope: Paul Warwick rememberedhe looked fine but was obviously unconscious. Then the air ambulance arrived an
Britain’s lost F1 hope: Paul Warwick remembered
Motorsport.com / Posted 8 days ago
he looked fine but was obviously unconscious. Then the air ambulance arrived and I went with Humphrey [Corbett] to the hospital, but as soon as we got there we were told he had died.” The accident was a hammer-blow to the Mansell Madgwick... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Tackling autism, child by childcommunication combined with certain behaviors, should be known as "autisms" plu
Tackling autism, child by child
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
communication combined with certain behaviors, should be known as "autisms" plural, Dr. Richard Frye of Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute said. Autism Spectrum Disorder — which now includes Asperger syndrome — is not simply a matter... Read more
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Times of Malta
Environmental, safety standards 'not up to scratch’ at Mount Carmel HospitalSafety measures and the overall environment at most wards in Mount Carmel Hospi
Environmental, safety standards 'not up to scratch’ at Mount Carmel Hospital
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
Safety measures and the overall environment at most wards in Mount Carmel Hospital are not up to scratch and require urgent attention, the mental health commissioner has warned. Moreover, only one per cent of patient records at the hospital meet all... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Butt’s blitz helps Loughton upset high-flying Orsett(3-33) struck twice in quick succession to leave the hosts 80-4, with Taqi Abba
Butt’s blitz helps Loughton upset high-flying Orsett
Ilford Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
(3-33) struck twice in quick succession to leave the hosts 80-4, with Taqi Abbas (2-17) getting in on the act as the score slipped to 108-6. Butt (3-30) took the next three Orsett wickets to fall to leave them nine down, before Kazmi ended... Read more
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Times of Malta
Mount Carmel environmental and safety standards 'not up to scratch'Safety measures and the overall environment at most wards in Mount Carmel Hospi
Mount Carmel environmental and safety standards 'not up to scratch'
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
Safety measures and the overall environment at most wards in Mount Carmel Hospital were not up to scratch and required urgent attention, the mental health commissioner warned. Moreover, only one per cent of patient records at the hospital met all... Read more
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ESPN
Collection of essays from My Wish recipients-- the team. I first learned there was something wrong with Katie when my mom
Collection of essays from My Wish recipients
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
-- the team. I first learned there was something wrong with Katie when my mom told me she had collapsed and was in the hospital. I was barely 12 at the time. We learned later that she had a rare form of brain cancer. I talked to Katie on the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioidsBurwell announced a proposal to eliminate a potential financial incentive for d
Santa Cruz doctor accused of overprescribing opioids
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Burwell announced a proposal to eliminate a potential financial incentive for doctors to prescribe opioids based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System; the survey currently asks patients how well physicians... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State’s health systems improving, strugglingBy Michaela Gibson Morris TUPELO – The Tupelo hospital referral region fared b
State’s health systems improving, struggling
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
By Michaela Gibson Morris TUPELO – The Tupelo hospital referral region fared better than any other in Mississippi, but still ranked in the bottom 20 percent nationally in a new national health system performance scorecard. “The Tupelo (region)... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
TAMC nurses notify Presque Isle hospital of possible strikeraised in contract negotiations. The Maine State Nurses Association, represent
TAMC nurses notify Presque Isle hospital of possible strike
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
raised in contract negotiations. The Maine State Nurses Association, representing about 200 nurses at TAMC, notified the hospital on Tuesday of their intent to strike on July 22 and 23, should contract negotiations not be resolved by then. It... Read more
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This is West Country
INQUEST: Oliver Croker killed after tragic freak accident at football matchmetal anchors flew up to 30 metres and struck Oliver, who was from Bampton, in
INQUEST: Oliver Croker killed after tragic freak accident at football match
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
metal anchors flew up to 30 metres and struck Oliver, who was from Bampton, in the head. The youngster was airlifted to hospital and put on life-support but his brain injury was too severe to survive. An inquest heard that Oliver, who had a... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The other tragedy behind Prince's deathto the editor; more like a tweet. You can read the whole thing in 90 seconds.
The other tragedy behind Prince's death
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
to the editor; more like a tweet. You can read the whole thing in 90 seconds. All the authors said was that among the many hospitalized patients who were given a dose of opioid for their acute injury, very few developed addiction. That is all it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boy killed as brother's freak football tackle launched metal peg into his skullThe youngster was taken to hospital from the scene but tragically died two days
Boy killed as brother's freak football tackle launched metal peg into his skull
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
The youngster was taken to hospital from the scene but tragically died two days later. The Greater Devon coroner Dr Elizabeth Earland recorded an accidental death conclusion at the inquest today. Oliver's heartbroken brother Liam Hole relived the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Female sports pioneer Krevansky earns spot in HallCouncil 5605, then went on to win the district competition in Mountain Top and
Female sports pioneer Krevansky earns spot in Hall
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Council 5605, then went on to win the district competition in Mountain Top and the state title at State College. The scores from these three events were compared with other top contestants from the United States, Canada, Mexico, the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Study: Waxahachie ranks among top 50 best cities for familiesin four categories. Those included family life and fun; affordability; socioeco
Study: Waxahachie ranks among top 50 best cities for families
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 21 days ago
in four categories. Those included family life and fun; affordability; socioeconomic environment; and education, health and safety. Waxahachie ranked No. 45.In the study, 21 relevant metrics were used. Each metric was scored from 0 to 100, with 100... Read more
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Colorado Daily
CU Boulder police: Few problems on first night of Folsom Field's Dead showpeople were issued a summons for trespassing, people involved in two fights wer
CU Boulder police: Few problems on first night of Folsom Field's Dead show
Colorado Daily / Posted 24 days ago
people were issued a summons for trespassing, people involved in two fights were ejected and three people were taken to the hospital for treatment. "For the first time we've had a concert there in 15 years, we're very happy from a safety and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Winners list for FIBA OQTand Facebook (@Joaquin Henson). The correct answers to the first three questio
Winners list for FIBA OQT
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
and Facebook (@Joaquin Henson). The correct answers to the first three questions are: Terrence Romeo, Gilas’ leading scorer with 18 points in the 72-69 win over China in Bologna, Italy, last week; Boris Diaw is the French national basketball... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notesadministration to devise steps for a long-term plan of first most likely demoli
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 28 days ago
administration to devise steps for a long-term plan of first most likely demolishing the structure, which will assure the safety of Akron’s citizens in the area, and then determining a productive and profitable use for the land.” He added the... Read more
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MLive.com
Car-bike crashes drop in Ann Arbor, but fatalities increasewas at dusk. But when it comes to earning bike-friendly ratings, Ann Arbor doe
Car-bike crashes drop in Ann Arbor, but fatalities increase
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
was at dusk. But when it comes to earning bike-friendly ratings, Ann Arbor does well. In 2013, Ann Arbor earned a Bike Score of 74 out of a possible 100 points, making it a "very bikeable" city. Bike Score gives cities a score based on the bike... Read more
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CBS News
AI, Frankenstein? Not so fast, experts sayAI has access to vital internet systems or computerized weapons, with the abili
AI, Frankenstein? Not so fast, experts say
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
AI has access to vital internet systems or computerized weapons, with the ability to make high-level decisions? "The basic safety concern for smarter-than-human AI systems is that it's difficult to fully specify correct goals for such systems,"... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesFirstEnergy CEO H. Peter Burg and his wife, Eileen; retired cardiologist and au
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 29 days ago
FirstEnergy CEO H. Peter Burg and his wife, Eileen; retired cardiologist and author Terry Gordon; and Akron Children’s Hospital President and CEO William Considine. The award is named for Bert Polsky, the former president of Polsky’s... Read more
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CNET
AI, Frankenstein? Not so fast, experts sayAI has access to vital internet systems or computerized weapons, with the abili
AI, Frankenstein? Not so fast, experts say
CNET / Posted 29 days ago
AI has access to vital internet systems or computerized weapons, with the ability to make high-level decisions? "The basic safety concern for smarter-than-human AI systems is that it's difficult to fully specify correct goals for such systems,"... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Group Hears Results of Community Surveywas completed by the Community Alliance, a partnership of city and county gover
Group Hears Results of Community Survey
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 30 days ago
was completed by the Community Alliance, a partnership of city and county government along with schools, the university, hospital and other business interests. "The more we can work together as a community from all different levels, the better... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando gets affordable housing boost with new projectrelatives because they cannot afford a home. This will be housing they can affo
Orlando gets affordable housing boost with new project
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
relatives because they cannot afford a home. This will be housing they can afford, where they can raise their children in safety." The project also will provide construction and other jobs and improve property values in the vicinity, Nazworth... Read more
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Gazette News
Protesters to stage demonstration over £4million bus lane and cycle pathto Crouch Street, in the town centre. Mr Avison, of Lexden Road, hopes it will
Protesters to stage demonstration over £4million bus lane and cycle path
Gazette News / Posted a month ago
to Crouch Street, in the town centre. Mr Avison, of Lexden Road, hopes it will help to highlight a number of design, safety and environmental problems with the scheme. He said: “A bus lane degrades the route for pedestrians and cyclists and... Read more
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Gazette News
Anti-Lexden bus lane protesters plan mass walkto Crouch Street, in the town centre. Mr Avison, of Lexden Road, hopes it will
Anti-Lexden bus lane protesters plan mass walk
Gazette News / Posted a month ago
to Crouch Street, in the town centre. Mr Avison, of Lexden Road, hopes it will help to highlight a number of design, safety and environmental problems with the scheme. He said: “A bus lane degrades the route for pedestrians and cyclists and... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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11 News Houston
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
11 News Houston / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillersin smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 1 months ago
in smaller doses and only when truly needed. As part of these surveys, amidst questions about night-time noise levels and hospital staff proficiency, patients can evaluate how doctors managed their pain, and if clinicians did all they could to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cowboy tough: Head injuries 'part of it,' cowboys saysaid 19-year-old Garrett Tribble of Bristow, Okla., the first bull rider to rid
Cowboy tough: Head injuries 'part of it,' cowboys say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
said 19-year-old Garrett Tribble of Bristow, Okla., the first bull rider to ride for the required 8 seconds and earn a score at this year's rodeo. "I've walked away from a lot more situations." Bull rider Corey Atwell of Moravian Falls, N.H.,... Read more
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