You’ve probably heard by now that smoking is bad. You might also know that having high cholesterol is bad. But can smoking raise your cholesterol levels?
“I’d love some, but I’m not sure if I’m allowed to eat that.” If you’re pregnant, you may be getting tired of remembering which foods to avoid. Of course, as a mom-to-be, you probably want to do everything possible to make sure your baby is protected and healthy, but changing your diet can be tricky.
Have you ever been embarrassed to shake someone’s hand because your hands are sweating so profusely? Have you given up wearing shirts in any color other than black because of pit stains? Do you continue to sweat for no apparent reason (even if you’re not exerting yourself)?
Twelve weeks of vitamin D supplementation in obese adolescents does not affect cardiometabolic risk factors
Orthopedists (as well as other musculoskeletal specialists such as physiatrists, sports medicine physicians, and rheumatologists) see patients with osteoarthritis (OA) on a daily basis. It is a common degenerative disease process that affects the synovial joints in the body. OA of the hip and knee is the leading cause of walking-related disability in the United States.
Clinically Indicated Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Replacement Carries No Greater Risk Over Routine Replacementdrarmitage2020-01-21T12:10:16-05:00
Routine peripheral intravenous catheter replacement and clinically indicated replacement carry a similar risk of phlebitis, according to the results of a recent randomized, controlled equivalence trial.
The most common sources of norovirus outbreaks are leafy vegetables, fruits/nuts, and mollusks, with infected food handlers being the source of more than half of outbreaks, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The use of biologic response modifier (BRM) therapies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) does not appear to be linked to increased risk of malignancy, according to the findings of a large meta-analysis – findings that contradict those of many previous studies.
Interventions aimed at improving quality of patient handovers are effective, although firm conclusions cannot be made, according to a literature review performed by scientists in the Netherlands.