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Medical Care

Oral Corticosteroids: A Hazard?

Posted by Jane Farrell

Short-term oral corticosteroid use, a common remedy for millions who want to reduce back pain or allergy symptoms, may have some serious consequences, according to new research. People taking the … Read More→

Medical Care

Post-Surgical Checklist Can Save Lives

Posted by Jane Farrell

South Carolina hospitals who followed a surgical-safety checklist saw a 22 percent reduction in post-surgical deaths. The facilities that participated voluntarily in the statewide program worked with the World Health … Read More→


Travel and Natural Disasters

Posted by Jane Farrell

Although rare, natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, tornadoes, or earthquakes could occur while you are on a trip at home or abroad. Natural disasters can seriously injure large … Read More→


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