The emergency money the Obama administration wants to fight the Zika virus is stuck in Congress — and so far, there’s no sign that congressional Republicans are about to budge

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The mouse slips, and the emergency room doctor clicks on the wrong number, ordering a medication dosage that’s far too large. Elsewhere, in another ER’s electronic health record, a patient’s name isn’t clearly displayed, so the nurse misses it and enters symptoms in the wrong person’s file

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Deaths from anti-anxiety drugs are on the rise too

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Experts in Indonesia said the practice there had largely involved a less drastic version of cutting, usually a surface scratch or nick, as compared with more severe disfiguring

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Each year, in the United States, millions of patients are harmed while receiving care in hospitals. They get infections, experience adverse reactions to drugs, develop dangerous bed sores, or come down with pneumonia from the very ventilators meant to help them breathe

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Harald Schmidt: “…The real question is whether employers and health plans should really be offering incentives to women to get frequent mammograms.”

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The French health ministry said the six male patients had been in good health until taking the oral medication. It did not say what the new medicine was intended to be used for

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The culture of American football and the values of football players present a daunting challenge to medical professionals trying to make the game safer.

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