U.S. doctor released from Omaha hospital after Ebola monitoring

(HealthDay)—An American doctor who was monitored for 21 days after possible Ebola exposure did not develop the deadly disease and has been released from the Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, officials say. The unidentified doctor’s possible exposure to Ebola occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there is an Ebola outbreak. “This person completed the required 21-day monitoring […]

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Mutual appreciation key to saving marriage after a stroke, study shows

Laurel Sproule knew something in her 18-year marriage was changing when she came into the kitchen and found her husband Fred just standing there. He’d suffered a recent heart attack and then a stroke, but was home, and slowly responding to therapy. Getting ready to go out one day, they needed to eat lunch first, so Laurel laid out sandwich […]

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Kendall Jenner Is Facing Serious Backlash After Her Over-Hyped Announcement About Acne

The Kardashian Jenner clan has a way of, well, getting people’s attention. And that’s exactly what Kris Jenner did over the weekend when she tweeted that daughter Kendall had a huge announcement to make on Sunday. “Prepare to be moved,” Kris wrote, followed by mysterious hashtags like #bethechange and #shareyourstory. Drum roll please…Kendall’s big announcement was that she has a new partnership […]

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After naloxone, when can opioid overdose patients be safely discharged?

Naloxone has saved thousands of lives. But can patients be safely discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) just an hour after they receive the medication that curtails drug overdoses? According to the St. Paul’s Early Discharge Rule developed in 2000, that’s how long providers should observe patients after naloxone treatment, so long as their vital signs meet specific criteria and […]

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This 30-Year-Old Woman Is Fighting for Her Life After Losing Multiple Limbs to Toxic Shock Syndrome

Just over a week ago, Anna Norquist was a healthy 30-year-old woman with a passion for gymnastics. On December 14, everything changed. She developed toxic shock syndrome (TSS), a rare, potentially lethal condition that has resulted in multiple limb amputations. Now, Norquist is struggling to stay alive. It all started when Norquist went to Chicago last weekend to see a concert, […]

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High cost of re-operation after breast-conserving surgery

A small number of women require re-operation after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) for breast cancer, if the surgical margins are not free from cancer. A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis reveals the expense of re-operation. If re-operation rates can be minimized, there may be considerable efficiency savings. Using data from relevant published studies, the authors found the median hospital […]

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Spray gel could reduce cancer spread after surgery

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are leading the team that is developing the gel, which comes in the form of a sprayable solution. Their aim is that one day, surgeons will be able to spray the solution onto sites of tumor removal directly after surgery. The solution, which quickly forms a biodegradable gel, contains nanoparticles laden […]

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Ex-NFL cheerleader diagnoses own rare condition after symptoms dismissed

Ex-cheerleader diagnoses her own baffling medical condition Danielle Goldsmith, a former St. Louis Rams cheerleader, urges the public to do their own research after she solved her own strange illness which had stumped her doctors. A former NFL cheerleader is urging others to be vigilant about their health after she claims her chest pain and shortness of breath were repeatedly dismissed […]

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11 signs of an incompetent doctor, from whom better to stay away

If any of the following and you will hear, look for another specialist.Shouldn’t you got hurt! Pain need to give a warning signal: “Hey, here disorder, pay attention!”. If it were not for pain we would climb into the fire and suffered burns, broken limbs, and not paying attention, would run on — no pain. With the words of the […]

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Rep-Elect Lucy McBath Ran — & Won — After Her Son Was Murdered

Newly elected Congressperson Lucy McBath has one message for the United States: "Absolutely nothing — no politician & no special interest — is more powerful than a mother on a mission," she posted to Twitter on Thursday.  McBath, a Democrat who defeated Republican incumbent candidate Karen Handel in a race to represent Georgia’s 6th District, was officially announced the winner […]

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