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Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wabe.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

kuow.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

kcur.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wlrn.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wvpublic.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

wnyc.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

npr.org — Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection, possibly one that's resistant to antibiotic treatment. Staph infections are common problems in health care facilities, and many Staphylcoccus aureus bacteria are now resistant to drug treatment.

Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S.

blogs.kqed.org — Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S. Dr. Jeremy Greene sees a lot of patients with diabetes that's out of control. More than 90 years after insulin was developed, there are no low-cost options available today. In fact, he says, sometimes their blood sugar is "so high that you can't even record the number on their glucometer."

Risks Run High When Antipsychotics Are Prescribed For Dementia

kuow.org — When you hear about dementia, the chances are you think about memory problems. But other common symptoms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, can be even more troublesome to patients and their families: aggressiveness, agitation, delusions and hallucinations. More than 90 percent of patients with dementia will experience some of those symptoms over the course of their illness, says University of Michigan psychiatrist Donovan Maust.

Risks Run High When Antipsychotics Are Prescribed For Dementia

wlrn.org — When you hear about dementia, the chances are you think about memory problems. But other common symptoms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, can be even more troublesome to patients and their families: aggressiveness, agitation, delusions and hallucinations. More than 90 percent of patients with dementia will experience some of those symptoms over the course of their illness, says University of Michigan psychiatrist Donovan Maust.
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Mar 25, 2015

@AlecGaffney Yeah, Vox has other issues. But it's cheap of @forbes to penalize work with staying power. Pay more for freshness.

Mar 25, 2015

RT @MishaAngrist: "One reason doctors often cite for not telling patients is the time constraints of a short appointment" #weaksauce npr.org/blogs/health/2…

Mar 25, 2015

Why doesn't @Forbes keep pay the same for clicks on old stuff and pay a premium for the new stuff? Never mind. bit.ly/1Ng6osH

Mar 23, 2015

Snort! RT @lindy2350: Choice quote from interview I just finished: "Buffalo Wild Wings makes McDonald’s look like a health food store."

Mar 23, 2015

Tweeist recall ever? Undeclared soy in champagne vinaigrette on kale+ quinoa salad 1.usa.gov/1xUS0Pq HT @jrovner pic.twitter.com/IXkyw4b0pw



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