InnovationWant To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data — To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters
A suburban county outside of Portland, Oregon, is using data collected from death investigations to prevent suicides.
Clinical CareCalifornia Broadens Investigation Of Doctors For Issuing Questionable Vaccination Exemptions
The Medical Board of California's investigations are unfolding amid the nation's worst measles outbreak in more than a quarter-century.
With Public Meeting, FDA Signals Interest in New Opioid Limits
Agency seeks input on possible approaches to discourage high-dose prescribing.
How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak
Public health departments are redirecting scarce resources to try to control the spread of measles. Their success relies on shoe-leather...
Clinical CareEscalating Workplace Violence Rocks Hospitals
Many healthcare workers say the physical and verbal abuse come primarily from patients, some of whom are disoriented because of...
Clinical CareDiabetic Amputations A 'Shameful Metric' Of Inadequate Care
For decades, the American medical establishment has known how to manage diabetes. Yet across the country, surgeons still perform tens...
Clinical CareNIAID Director: Measles Not a 'Trivial Disease'
Anthony Fauci, MD, and colleagues weigh in on the dangers of the 2019 measles epidemic.
Clinical CareAs Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It
Compared with urban hubs, rural populations tend to have less access to public health resources, less experience with syphilis and...
Clinical CareDoes It Make Sense To Delay Children's Vaccines?
Delaying vaccines is risky. Many pediatricians say a more gradual approach to vaccinations is better than no vaccinations, but they...
'Medieval' Diseases Flare As Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate
Infectious diseases ? some that ravaged populations in the Middle Ages ? are resurging in California and around the country,...