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Staph aureus, which can be methicillin-resistant (MRSA) or methicillin-susceptible (MSSA), is a major cause of infections in hospitals and in the community. These infections have also affected those serving in the US military and their families. A new study examines the rate of these infections across the US...
Most weight loss programs are rather intensive during the initial weeks of treatment. They can also be costly and require a huge time commitment. An alternative treatment is the stepped-care approach. This involves a lower-intensity intervention that only increases if a person’s weight loss goals are not...
Advanced medical imaging tests like CTs, MRIs and PET scans aid physicians in diagnosing many diseases earlier and more accurately. However, some of these tests result in radiation exposure for patients. A new study shows a large increase in the number of tests being performed, variation in where they are...