News from the FDA/CDC
FDA: Urgent device correction, recall for Philips ventilator
Parkinson’s disease could be hiding behind those nightmares
Plus: The price of fake COVID testing, the ugly side of sleep deprivation, and the illusion of perceived light.
Think it’s ILD? Tell it to the machines
Surgeons, who see it up close, offer ways to stop gun violence
A committee of the American College of Surgeons developed specific recommendations in 2018, which are still valid today.
Today’s medical oxymoron: Healthy overconfidence
Plus: Livers are too young to drink, bees are nature’s sedative, and robots are getting ready for the “golden hour.”
From the Journals
Coffee drinkers – even those with a sweet tooth – live longer
The protective effects of coffee were most apparent in people who drank about two to four cups a day.
Crohn’s disease research goes to the dogs
Plus: Historic British parasites, concealed calorie consumption, and a collection of gallbladder art.
Common brain parasite linked to attractiveness, new study
Plus: Superhero posing, salamander genomes, the bright side of parasitism, and the financial downside of social media.
How to make visits run more smoothly and be more productive
Some symptoms are so distressing and severe that symptomatic treatment is needed, but most aren’t.
ED staff speak out about workplace violence, ask for mitigation
How much is workplace violence contributing to the great resignation in health care and what might be done to make clinicians feel more supported...