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When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers

March 29, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds Read article

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Expect More Deadly Heat From Climate Change, Study Suggests

March 27, 2017 Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps

Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools

March 27, 2017 Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts

March 27, 2017 Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

March 26, 2017 Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?

March 25, 2017 Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor

March 24, 2017 Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?

March 24, 2017 Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace

March 24, 2017 Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

March 24, 2017 Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

March 23, 2017 Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

March 23, 2017 Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds

March 23, 2017 Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests

March 23, 2017 Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

March 23, 2017 Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain

March 22, 2017 Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study