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NBC News reports that several deaths have been reported in Florida due to an infection, vibrio vulnificus. The bacteria is often found in warm salt water and is related to the bacteria that causes cholera. Healthcare officials report that 31 people this year have been infected by the bacteria and 10 have...
Falls before surgery may be a predictor of post-operative complications, such as comas, infections and blood clots, in elderly patients, Reuters reports. The finding is based on a study in JAMA Surgery that linked the number of falls an elderly person reported having before surgery and the post-operative...
Stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) can take away not only the number of years a person lives, but also their quality of life, the Los Angeles Times reports. The claim is based on a study published in Neurology that aimed to “generate a fuller picture of a disease’s cost.”...