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Valerie Press, MD, a Research Fellow in the Hospitalist Program at the University of Chicago, provides step-by-step instructions on how to use the HFA inhaler and the Diskus inhaler. To learn more about the Chicago Breathe project, click here. To...

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Heparin resistance often seen in coronary care units

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a study of a busy coronary care unit in Kuwait, 41.1% of patients treated with unfractionated heparin for 6 hours had a subtherapeutic activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT). Female gender and an unstable angina...

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Temperature-lowering therapy not effective for stroke

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Temperature lowering, either by pharmacologic or physical means, does not improve stroke outcomes, according to a review of trial data. Prior research has linked elevated body temperatures with adverse stroke outcomes,...