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2013 Drug Overdose Mortality Data

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced the 2013 drug overdose mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The data show that drug deaths...

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Flu Season has arrived on Cape Cod

The flu season has arrived on Cape Cod, and health officials fear it could be worse than usual this year. “This is kind of coming on quickly,” said Dr. David J. Pombo, medical director of infection pr...

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Updated ADVISORY: 01-06-2915

This Advisory serves to minimize the infection risk to EMS personnel and first responders, to clarify the proper point of entry, to incorporate Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) epidemio...

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FEATURED ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

A Fast Track to Treatment for Stroke Patients

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After a stroke, timing is everything in the race to save the brain, yet many patients aren't diagnosed and treated quickly enough to prevent permanent disability or death. Now many hospitals are adopting new strategies to speed up care, which studies show improves the odds for patients who have a st...

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Clot Removal Device w/Meds for Stroke

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In most patients suffering a potentially devastating stroke triggered by a blood clot, retrieval of the clot with a medical device along with the standard drug therapy restored blood flow to the brain and reduced rates of death and disability, four new clinical trials have demonstrated. The latest r...

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Paramedics 1st line of treatment for stroke

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NIH study demonstrates feasibility of getting drugs to stroke patients faster There is no time to waste when it comes to stroke. The more time that passes between stroke onset and treatment, the worse the outcome is for the patient. A study designed to test the benefits of early administration of ma...

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Children & Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

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Study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6 The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk. ...

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American Diabetes Month

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November is American Diabetes Month. The vision of the American Diabetes Association is a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important elem...

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Facts about Influenza (Flu) & Flu Vaccine

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What is influenza (also called flu)? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. Signs and ...

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