Alcoholism Through a Doctor’s EyesMedical, nursing and other graduate students from New York University have been attending the play “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” as part of their studies, though the drama underscores how little has changed in our beliefs about alcoholism and what we can do about it.
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Beware of a Cat’s BiteAlthough cat bites only account for 10 to 15 percent of animal bites treated in emergency rooms, they pose special infection risks.
Dental Group Advises Fluoride Toothpaste Before Age 2Parents should use a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste to brush baby teeth twice daily as soon as they erupt, instead of waiting until children are older, according to new guidelines by the American Dental Association.
Young Adults Need Flu Shots TooYoung adults who have not had a flu shot are at disproportionate risk of requiring hospital care this flu season, a small new study suggests.
Why Vitamins May Be Bad for Your WorkoutAntioxidant supplements like vitamins C and E may actually reduce the benefits of training.
Parents Are Poor Judges of Children’s WeightMore than half of parents of overweight and obese children underestimated their weight, a new study found.
Movie Date Night Can Double as TherapyA study of couples seeking marriage counseling found that guided discussions after viewing relationship movies can be as helpful as two intensive therapist-led counseling methods.
The Real World Is Not an ExamFor students just entering medicine after tens of thousands of test questions, many medical problems don’t have the single best answer they do on exams.
A Patient’s-Eye-View of NursesIt is surprising that it was only after a long and complicated hospital stay that Dr. Arnold S. Relman, a noted medical educator and author, realized the importance of nursing care.