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Medtronic expands recall to include more than 463,000 insulin pumps

Medtronic has expanded a recall of its MiniMed 600 series insulin pumps to include more than 463,000 of the devices. The pumps may deliver incorrect dosing of insulin and the

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Big rise in injuries from e-scooters, hoverboards

Hoverboards, electric scooters and electric bikes are the transportation of choice for a growing number of Americans, but they’re taking many straight to the emergency room. Injuries associated with these

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Emergency department visits for medication harms are frequent

Emergency department visits attributed to medication harms are frequent and vary by age for products and intent of use, according to a study published in the Oct. 5 issue of

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Black Americans still at higher risk for heart trouble

Black Americans have been persistently hard-hit with heart disease risk factors for the past 20 years—and social issues like unemployment and low income account for a good deal of it,

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Researchers find that undiagnosed endometriosis compromises fertility treatment

Women with undiagnosed endometriosis will have difficulty falling pregnant without IVF, according to a University of Queensland study. UQ School of Public Health researcher Dr. Katrina Moss said women whose

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Stressful day? Stress can predict decreases in social interaction, says study

When you’re stressed, do you ever feel like you just don’t want to be around other people? According to a Dartmouth study, greater levels of stress on a given day

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C. difficile prevalent in non-health care settings

Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) is prevalent in non-health care settings, including on the soles of shoes, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society

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