July 16, 2010
Health Tip: What May Cause an Aneurysm
Aneurysm is the medical term for a bulging
area of an artery that's stretched out like a balloon. It occurs
when the artery wall becomes weak or damaged.
Computers Help Beat Hospital Infections
A new survey suggests that
U.S. acute care hospitals can best minimize the risks for the
spread of dangerous in-hospital infections if they harness
automated computer technologies to quickly identify, track and
respond to infections as they occur.
U.S. Health Reform Starts to Take Hold
Seniors whose drug costs
push them into Medicare's "donut hole" and parents whose children
are uninsurable due to pre-existing health conditions are among the
first Americans to see tangible effects of the nation's historic
health reform law.