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Doctors, Nurse Practitioners Offer Comparable Outpatient Heart Care: Study

While few differences were found, compliance with guidelines is poor overall.


Medical Gowns, Gloves Often Source of Contamination: Study

But researchers say that education and practice can dramatically improve health care worker hygiene.


Americans Concerned About Prescription Painkiller Addiction

People support more education for doctors and regulations to limit abusive access, survey finds.


Cesarean Delivery Won't Harm Kids' Health: Study

Still, too many babies are born that way, expert says.


Summer Babies May Be Healthier Adults

Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty.


Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children

Study finds lithium can benefit pediatric patients, at least for the short term.


HIV Therapy May Also Lower Risk for Hepatitis B, Study Says

But researchers add that it's critical to expand vaccination base.


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