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Superbug on the Rise in Southeast U.S. Hospitals

Community hospitals in the southeastern United States have seen a five-fold increase in the number of cases of drug-resistant carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) during the past five years.

Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

Text Message + Feedback Alcohol Intervention Beneficial

For patients discharged from the emergency department with a history of hazardous alcohol use, a short message service (SMS) assessment and feedback intervention is beneficial.

Transdermal 4-Hydroxytamoxifen Gel Beneficial in DCIS

For women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), 4-hydroxytamoxifen (4-OHT) gel applied to breast skin has a similar antiproliferative effect as oral tamoxifen.

Pregnancy Loss Associated with CVD Risk

The risk of cardiovascular disease is increased among postmenopausal women with prior pregnancy loss.

Physician Continuity Key After ER HF Visit

Heart failure patients who follow up with a familiar physician after release from the emergency department have better outcomes.