Experts from Harvard and Mayo Clinic explain how medical eponyms can go awry and place honor on criminals or even the wrong person.
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Dr. Bobbi Pritt explains which repellants are worth your money, and the most effective way to remove a tick to avoid diseases.
Infants, toddlers, and grade school children use many cues to learn language. Some of them are visual, involving seeing the mouth move. Some depend on clearly hearing speech. Both have been impacted by mask wearing during the pandemic. Experts now studying how far behind children are as a result discuss how language develops in children and how it’s been …
The annual switch to daylight saving time brings more accidents, heart attacks, and other health effects. Surprisingly, they don’t completely go away until we go back to standard time in the fall. Experts discuss health and mental effects of body clocks not being in synch with the actual time, and how year-around consistency would help. But should it be …
A study finding that 60 percent of all cases of Covid-19 are spread by people who have no symptoms. Then, children under age two may suffer effects from antibiotics later in childhood. And finally, new recommendations suggesting kids under age two should have no added sugar in their diet.
Osteoporosis is increasing as America ages. However, fewer people are being tested for bone density and are agreeing to treatment because of side effects of osteoporosis medications. Experts discuss the devastating effects of increased broken bones and what can now be done to prevent them.
With monitors surveying every part of patients’ bodies, hospital intensive care units appear to be a model of high tech. But systems engineers say ICU’s are actually models of inefficiency because few of those high tech devices talk to each other. Experts discuss how ICU’s could be improved to save lives.
Hospital intensive care units appear to be a model of high tech, but systems engineers say ICUs are actually models of inefficiency.
Experts discuss heart attacks, known as SCAD, that are caused by arteries splitting open rather than blockages.