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By Anthony Boadle JIQUITAIA, Brazil (Reuters) - They were heckled and called slaves of a communist state when they first landed, but in the poorest corners of Brazil the arrival of 5,400 Cuban doctors is being welcomed as a godsend. The program to fill gaps in the national health system with foreign...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hearing-impaired children and adolescents are at risk for depression and behavior problems, but early intervention may offer some protection against psychopathology, according to a review of relevant research. However, in a paper online today in JAMA Pediatrics, the reviewers...
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In heart disease patients, reserve transfusions for cases of severe anemia and avoid erythropoietic drugs, according to a guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP). "Anemia is associated with worse outcomes in patients with heart disease. The...