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Original: Stroke patients who enter the hospital at night and on weekends are more likely to die in the hospital than those treated during regular business hours and on weekdays, according to two studies presented at the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference 2008.
Better: You are more likely to die if you have a stroke and go to the hospital at night or on the weekend compared to patients treated during regular weekday business hours. This was the conclusion of two studies presented at the ….
Original: Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can help heart failure patients’ hearts beat more efficiently and effectively, but the therapy isn’t used in U.S. hospitals as much as it should be and often it’s not used as recommended in clinical trials and published guidelines, according to a report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Better: If you have heart failure, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can help your heart beat more efficiently and effectively. The problem is the therapy is seldom used in U.S. hospitals. When it is employed, CRT therapy is often not administered as recommended in clinical trials and published guidelines, according to a report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
The Taunton River rises from Hackomock Swamp, a 17,000-acre wetland where small streams meander through grassy fens and white cedar and red maple woodlands.
Uninterrupted by dames, the Taunton is the main artery of a freshwater system that drains 562 square miles of southeast Massachusetts, providing valuable services like water filtration, flood protection and recreation to 38 towns. Commercially and ecologically important fisheries run from Rhode Island and Narragansett Bay through the River and its tributaries.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that…
Thursday, September 11 was a very special day for Sarah G. Sarah received a phone call the night before from the microchip company stating that her dog had been admitted to the Capital Area Humane Society.
At first, Sarah was very confused…she could see the family puppy playing in the living room where she was on the phone. When the company asked if she had ever owned a dog named “Hope,” Sarah started crying.