Tag Archives: After

Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her’

Mother-of-two, 29, dies of cervical cancer after doctors ‘took 10 MONTHS to diagnose her despite being told about her constant bleeding’ Josephine Suffolk, from Dover, died on May 18 less than a year after diagnosis  She said in December: ‘I feel like I have been so let down by my doctors’ The NHS lists abnormal bleeding… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From A Pediatrician On The Unnecessary Dangers Of Measles; Worrisome Trends Soar After Marijuana Legalization

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: From Doctors To Legislators: Vote Yes On Current Vaccine Bills And Then Do More As a hospital pediatrician, I was heartbroken to care for my first patient with measles. Despite knowing intellectually that, due to poor vaccine uptake, this completely preventable disease would… Read More »

Multiple medications could help frail older adults live longer after heart attack but may impact function

Study Highlights: Nursing home residents prescribed three or four medications following a heart attack were less likely to die within 90 days than those prescribed only one medication. However, multiple medications did not impact the number of rehospitalizations. It was unclear if it increased functional decline. DALLAS  – Nursing home residents prescribed multiple medications following… Read More »