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Cataract surgery for senior drivers tied to reduced car crash risk, costs

(Reuters Health) – Cataract surgery can significantly reduce car crashes involving senior drivers and the cost of those accidents to the community, researchers say. Their study involved 2,849 drivers age 60 and older in Western Australia, all of whom had cataract surgery on both eyes and were involved in vehicular crashes as the driver. Altogether,… Read More »

Peer support tied to fewer repeat mental health hospitalizations

(Reuters Health) – Adults who have been hospitalized for psychiatric problems may be less likely to be readmitted when they get support from other patients who went through similar experiences, a UK study suggests. Researchers followed 441 patients for one year after they were discharged from the hospital. All of them received personal recovery workbooks… Read More »