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MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of paid medical malpractice claims in the United States has declined significantly, dropping nearly 56 percent between 1992 and 2014, researchers report.
At the same time, the average payout for successful malpractice claims rose about 23 percent -- topping $353,000 in 2009-2014, up f...
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans battle bothersome nighttime conditions, such as sleep apnea or the need to get up frequently to urinate.
Now, new research suggests that treating the former condition with CPAP "mask" therapy might also help ease the latter.
"This is the first study to show the ...
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Automated external defibrillators in schools save lives, but only about one-third of U.S. states require the devices in at least some schools, a new study reveals.
As of February 2016, researchers found that 33 states had no legislation requiring automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in sch...
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding may not make kids sharper or better behaved than their non-nursed peers over the long-term, a new study suggests.
Breast-feeding is known to have many positive effects for babies and moms. But the notion that it makes kids smarter or better able to regulate their behavior is unp...
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having an allergy to one type of nut may not necessarily doom you to a lifelong avoidance of all nuts, a new study suggests.
In fact, more than half of the people who were allergic to one type of tree nut did not have a reaction to other tree nuts, the researchers reported. Tree nuts include a...
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- MRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary study suggests.
Compared to the current screening method, MRI can reduce overdiagnosis of prostate cancer by 50 percent, and unnecessary biopsies by ...
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