July 26, 2010
Want a Certain Doctor in the ER?
Emergency room patients who
ask to be seen by a physician of their same gender, race or
religious background are not always treated equally, U.S.
Sunscreen Concerns Unfounded, Experts Say
Recent reports questioning
the safety of many sunscreens have experts worried that some people
may shun the very products that could save their lives, not to
mention their skin.
Longer Time Frame for Clot-Busting Drug May Help Beat
Extending the time window to
treat stroke patients with the clot-dissolving drug tPA from 3
hours to up to 4.5 hours after the onset of stroke doesn't result
in any significant delays in treatment and appears to be a safe
option for saving lives, new research suggests.