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Are Fish Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance?

Are Fish Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance?

The fish you eat may be contributing to an increasingly worrisome public health issue: antibiotic resistance.

Hand Sanitizer + Restaurant Receipt Could Add Up to More BPA in the Body

Hand Sanitizer + Restaurant Receipt Could Add Up to More BPA in the Body

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA) can be found in many products, even in a restaurant receipt.

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOLFOXIRI + Bevacizumab Ups Outcome in Metastatic CRC

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