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Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

About 21 percent were unaware that a patient under their care had a central venous catheter.

Hospital Study Addresses 'Alarm Fatigue'

2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center.

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care

E-mailing pics of atopic dermatitis lesions to physicians works nearly as well as in-person visits.

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern.

Even Severe Ebola Cases Can Be Treated With Intensive Care

Case report demonstrates effective treatment of patient with complications including septicemia.

CPAP Doesn't Adversely Affect Sex Life, Study Shows

Patients who adhere to treatment are as satisfied with sexual activity as those who don't

Diets Still Contain Too Many Trans, Saturated Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids, researchers conclude.

FOLFOXIRI + Bevacizumab Ups Outcome in Metastatic CRC

Findings show benefits compared with FOLFIRI for patients with untreated metastatic disease.

Mortality Declines for Aortic Dissection Patients

Mortality rates for patients undergoing surgical repair for aortic dissection have improved.

U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Affected Areas Will Be Monitored

Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health officials for 21-day incubation period.