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Vaping Landed 14 Young People in the Hospital in 2 States

According to administrators from the Department of Health Services in Wisconsin and the Department of Public Health in Illinois, a total of 14 teens and young adults were recently hospitalized for lung damage and breathing problems most likely related to vaping, CNN reports. E-cigarettes are often advertised as a healthier substitute to traditional cigarettes. But… Read More »

New computer analytics may solve the hospital readmission puzzle, study suggests

A University of Maryland School of Medicine study suggests that a novel machine learning model developed at the University of Maryland Medical System, called the Baltimore score (or B score), may help hospitals better predict which discharged patients are likely to be readmitted. The research, led by Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, associate professor of epidemiology… Read More »

Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo’s Ebola epicenter

Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congos Ebola outbreak and killed a dear colleague, the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus. We are outraged, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said after the attack Friday in Butembo, a… Read More »