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Number, Size of Seizures of Fentanyl Increasing in the United States

Plurality of seizures in West, with 77.8 percent of seizures in the West in pill form

Cyberattack Cripples Major U.S. Health Care Network

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Ascension, a major U.S. health care system with 140 hospitals in 19 states,...

Thrombectomy Linked to Better Outcomes for Acute Stroke, Large Infarct

Better functional outcomes and lower mortality seen for thrombectomy plus medical care versus medical care alone

Procedure Risk Tied to Outcomes in Older Emergency General Surgery Patients

Procedure risk more predictive than assessments of frailty

Pediatric ED Length of Stay Reduced With Observation Unit for Mental Health

Comanagement in pediatric observation unit results in reduced ED length of stay and inpatient psychiatric admission

Seven Percent of Outpatients Experience One or More Adverse Event

Overall, 23.2 percent of adverse events are preventable; 17.2 percent are serious

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen for Leading Causes of Youth Mortality

Disparities observed for nearly all leading causes of injury and disease associated with recent increases in youth mortality rates

Nonmotor Seizures Often Undiagnosed in the Emergency Department

Treatment gap is exacerbated in the adolescent versus adult population

No Sign of Bird Flu in Ground Beef, USDA Says

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 2, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- After investigation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that the nation's ground...

Pediatric Resource Use Less Likely With Legalization of Recreational Cannabis

Resource utilization less likely in cases of cannabis intoxication in children in states with legalization