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Adverse drug reactions rise sharply, study says

The number of serious adverse events and deaths attributed to prescription medications has nearly tripled since the Food and Drug Administration initiated a system in 1998 to make it easier to report significant side effects, researchers said today.

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2007

FDA approves Va. invention used to block hemorrhaging

Potentially deadly, severe bleeding on battlefields and in emergencies has a new savior: a product developed at Virginia's largest university.

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Heat sends more than 200 to medics

The hottest PGA major championship on record forced more than 200 people to seek medical attention during the four-day event.

Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2007

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Posted Thursday, August 2, 2007

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Posted Thursday, August 2, 2007

Paramedics to make treatment decisions

PARAMEDICS on emergency calls will be asked to decide whether patients should be treated at home instead of being taken to hospital.

Posted Sunday, July 8, 2007

Hydroxocobalamin for Cyanide Poisoning

Review of: Hall A, Dart R, Bogdan G: Sodium thiosulfate or hydroxocobalamin for the empiric treatment of cyanide poisoning? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49:806 813, 2007.

Posted Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Hydroxocobalamin for Cyanide Poisoning

Review of: Hall A, Dart R, Bogdan G: Sodium thiosulfate or hydroxocobalamin for the empiric treatment of cyanide poisoning? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49:806 813, 2007.

Posted Wednesday, July 4, 2007


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