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Detecting long-term concussion in athletes

Researchers develop method that could one day be used in brain trauma lawsuits Lawyers representing both sides in concussion lawsuits against sports leagues may eventually...

New treatment for sickle cell disease approved by the FDA

First approval for this rare blood disorder in nearly 20 years. For Immediate Release: July 7, 2017 - via fda.gov The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today...

Your Patient who had a stroke is being considered for clot retrieval. Which statement about this procedure is correct?

Clot retrieval is surgical treatment for acute stroke that involves the mechanical removal of a blood clot from a patient's brain. It is offered as a treatment for patients...

Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers USA 2011-2015

Objective - This report presents national estimates of sexual activity and contraceptive use among males and females aged 15–19 in the United States in...

Parkinson disease and melanoma

People with Parkinson’s disease have a higher risk of melanoma and vice versa, according to a study in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Parkinson Disease and...

How to maintain weight loss successfully

Suggestions based on a 20-year national study. Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight...

Building moral resilience to neutralize moral distress

Moral distress occurs when one recognizes one’s moral responsibility in a situation; evaluates the various courses of action; and identifies, in accordance with one’s...

Fall prevention: Applying the evidence

This is the first in a series of three case studies illustrating success stories in preventing falls and injuries from falls. The series is brought...

Tracking Down the Salt in Food with Professor Saul T. infographic

This infographic is brought to you by Million Hearts. millionhearts.hhs.gov

Acute kidney injury: Causes, phases, and early detection

When you arrive for your afternoon shift, you receive report from the day-shift nurse. He states he just admitted Marc Stevens, age 78, after...

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