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Oh sh–! Almost forgot it’s C. diff Awareness Month!

Various advocacy interests have proclaimed November as the national (or global) awareness month for stomach cancer, osteoporosis, pancreatic cancer, prematurity, lung cancer, bladder health, Alzheimer’s disease, home health, family caregivers, and hospice/palliative care. 3D Animation of C-diff And for the past four years, you’ve also been asked in November to heighten your awareness of Clostridium… Read More »

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

Another such review examined how the number of prenatal visits affected infant mortality. Seven studies involved more than 60,000 women in countries of varying income. There was no difference in high-income countries in the number of deaths of those who had more or fewer visits (although the number of deaths over all was low). In… Read More »

20-Year-Old Who Vanished While Jogging Found Dead More Than a Month Later

Twenty-year-old Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared in the middle of July after going for her usual jog around town, was found dead early Tuesday in a field not far from where she vanished, a police source tells PEOPLE. The source says the body was located in a field in Poweshiek County. Confirmation is… Read More »