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TAKE A NAP: It won’t kill you.

Taking midday naps as they do in Spain was associated with lower blood pressure and the need for fewer antihypertensive medications in a new study. "Although William Blake affirms that it is better to...

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How to Eat Healthy on an EMS Budget

One major hurdle for EMS personnel trying to eat healthy on the job is cost. What does this mean to your efforts to purchase nutritious food? Short answer: You need to find ways to eat well on the che...

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FEATURED ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

Delivering expert medical care—on four wheels

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The Emergency Room—the ER—is a staple of TV dramas and reality shows. Yet emergency medicine is no longer confined to a room with four walls. Today, it radiates outward from a hospital-based “Emergency Center” to a well-equipped fleet of ambulances, each staffed with highly trained paramedics and em...

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Acute Kidney Injury Assessment and Treatment

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A 36-year-old female presents in moderate respiratory distress, following a night of sleeplessness, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Speaking in short sentences, she denies chest pain, but is experiencing abdominal discomfort. She is hypertensive and tachycardic. Upon physical exam you note diminished...

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What Are Sports Injuries?

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“Sports injuries” are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising. Some are from accidents. Others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition. Not warming up or stretching enough before you play or exercise can a...

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Facts About ASD

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability  that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ...

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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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