As of mid-January, about 9,000 Americans with laboratory-confirmed influenza had sought care for their respiratory ailments and were admitted to the hospital, according to data from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Improving “door to needle time” is critical in treating stroke at emergency departments. Now, Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California have developed a way to treat stroke patients with clot-busting medication at more than twice the national average speed.
Lions, tigers, and bears might induce more fear, but the “oh my” might be saved for aquatic animals. A new study finds that those creatures produce the most common type of wild animal injury to the hand and arm.