Christina Goldsby

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Why Heroin Users Aren't As Afraid of Deadly Fentanyl As They Should Be

Decades of misinformation from the war on drugs have left hardcore users cynical about a very real danger.<p>The killer heroin was sometimes sold under the brand "Scumbag."<p>Heroin brand names are often devised with a morbid sense of humor. A few recent examples I've come across include "Obamacare," …

The Walking Dead

Little Deaths by Emma Flint review – the presumed guilt of a flawed woman

In July 1965, during a scorching New York summer, two small, cherubic children disappeared from their mother’s apartment. The little girl was found dead a few days later, her body dumped in a rubbish-strewn lot. A week or so after that her brother’s body was found. The police descended and with …

Books

‘The Investigator: A British Crime Story’ May Be Your Next True Crime Obsession

Carole Packman’s story is an undisputedly sad one. Veronica Packman, known as Carole, disappeared in June of 1985. Though her husband, Russell …

5 Chilling True Crime Stories

Halloween is upon us, which means it’s time to hide out with some terrifying reads, and what’s more terrifying than true life? If reading has taught …

Books

Pharmacies pay millions in ‘bed fees’ to Ontario nursing homes | The Star

A recent Star investigation found that pharmacies charge more to dispense drugs in nursing homes than to seniors in the community, but provide less …

8 Years in Obama’s America, By Barack Obama and 60 Other Players and Witnesses

All presidencies are historic. But no president since at least LBJ, and probably FDR, has arrived in Washington at a moment of greater historic …

How Hillary Became ‘Hillary’

Two weeks after Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president, I flew to Little Rock, Ark., to visit a woman named Gay White. White is the widow of Frank White, a conservative Little Rock banker who in the spring, summer and fall of 1980 toured all 75 counties in Arkansas in a …

Government

Episode 62.0 – VFib and Pulseless VTach

Show Notes<p><b>Take Home Points</b><p>In cardiac arrest, the most important interventions are to deliver electricity quickly when it’s indicated and to …

Fibrillation

Pulsus Paradoxus: Cardiovascular Function and Assessment

<b>Cardiovascular Assessment:</b><p><b>Pulsus Paradoxus</b><p>Assessing cardiac function, blood pressure and hemodynamic status play an important role during our overall …

What is the 'right' nurse-to-patient ratio?

A recent survey commissioned by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) showed that eight in 10 registered nurses believe hospital staffing levels …

Health Care

Recruiting foreign nurses 'frustrating and expensive'

<b>It is "distracting, frustrating and expensive" to have to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas, the head of a leading NHS hospital says.</b><p>Dr Keith McNeil, who runs Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, urged officials to "figure out" what resources were needed and improve UK …

United Kingdom

The Emerging State of Medical Care In Our Nation's Emergency Rooms

<b>By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD</b><p><b>Oct. 4, 2016</b> -- People who go to a hospital emergency room cannot be turned away regardless of how sick or injured they actually are or whether or not they have insurance. They must be seen and treated.<p>Hospitals are sagging under the weight of the uninsured coming in to …

Women of the CIA: The Hidden History of American Spycraft

U.S. CIA Women

19 Southern Biscuit Recipes

We've rounded up these Southern biscuit recipes that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between.<p>A biscuit is the perfect …

This Algorithm Accidentally Predicted Which Hospital Patients Were Most Likely To Die

The algorithm didn’t work the way it was supposed to. But it ended up having a more powerful potential: telling doctors who their sickest patients were.<p>Sepsis is one of the biggest hospital hazards you’ve maybe never heard of. When the body overreacts to an infection, it can trigger widespread …

Medicine

Emergency department observation units: A clinical and financial benefit for hospitals. - PubMed

INTRODUCTION:<p>There are nearly 120 million visits to emergency departments each year, one for every three people in the United States. Fifty percent …

The Ten Ps of Rapid Sequence Intubation : Emergency Medicine News

Braude, Darren MD, EMT-P<p>Emergency Medicine News: January 2007 - Volume 29 - Issue 1 - p 8,12<p>doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000264634.15897.25<p>The Emergency …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

Furniture

19 Soup-ified Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Spaghetti is great, but spaghetti soup is even more comforting. Curious to know what happens when you turn all of your favorite comfort foods into a cozy bowl of soup you can slurp up? Keep reading to find the recipes for chicken pot pie soup, pizza soup, taco soup, and more soup-ified versions of …

Netflix's provocative Amanda Knox documentary challenges our grisly obsession with true crime – review

People love monsters," says Amanda Knox, in Netflix's much-hyped account of her trial for the murder of her British roommate. “When they get the chance, they want to see them.”<p>The 29-year-old remains chillingly inscrutable throughout the film, adding an unnerving ambivalence to what is in many ways …

Crime

5 Secrets To A Happy Marriage—From A Couple Who Met 84 Years Ago

Get ready for a love story that sounds like it was ripped out of the pages of a novel.<p>When Thomas Howard spotted the woman he would spend the rest of his life with, he was just 9 years old. Irene and her brother Frank lived four doors down from Thomas and his family. Thomas became fast friends with …

A Tender Hand in the Presence of Death

The daily work of a hospice nurse, who treats the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of people at the most vulnerable point of their lives.<p>Heather Meyerend is a hospice nurse who works in several neighborhoods in South Brooklyn—Sheepshead Bay, Mill Basin, Marine Park, Bensonhurst, Bay …

‘America’s other drug problem’: Giving the elderly too many prescriptions

Dominick Bailey sat at his computer, scrutinizing the medication lists of patients in the geriatric unit.<p>A doctor had prescribed blood pressure medication for a 99-year-old woman at a dose that could cause her to faint or fall. An 84-year-old woman hospitalized for knee surgery was taking several …

Pharma

Chinese Cancer Patients Are Illicitly Importing and Preparing Their Own Drugs

When Li had a problem he didn’t know how to fix, he did what most of us now do — he looked it up online. And sure enough, he found a group of people …

For Every Hour With Patients, Doctors Spend Two Record-Keeping

Physicians may be spending twice as much time grappling with new electronic health record systems and “desk work” as they are providing medical care to their patients, according to a new study.<p>An analysis of nearly 60 doctors in four U.S. states shows electronic health record systems designed to …

Digital Health

Why High Drug Prices Are a Hot Campaign Topic This Year

The public is angry, but opportunities for the government to control prices is limited.<p>In this year’s presidential campaign, health care has taken a …

A 93-year-old drug that can cost more than a mortgage payment tells us everything that's wrong with American healthcare

Cole, who was 10, had just been found to have Type 1 diabetes. But even the pharmacist was shocked to see the price.<p>Over and over, the pharmacist told Janine LePere, "This is really expensive." Each time she would respond, "I know, thanks, but I still need the medicine."<p>The pharmacist finally gave …

Rethinking madness: inside the world's oldest mental asylum

For years, the term 'asylum' has evoked images of chaos and cruelty – in spite of the mental health community's attempts to give it new meaning. Examining 700 years of history at the world's oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem, a new exhibition intends to set things straight.<p><i>By Guy Kelly,</i> …

Mental Health

Dr Orgasm will see you now: is the O-Shot what women need for better sex?

Dr Charles Runels has been called a miracle-worker by the women whose clitorises he has injected with their own blood. But many medical professionals believe the effects are simply placebo – and question Runels’ methods<p>Seven years ago, Dr Charles Runels’ lover surprised him at his office, demanding …

Medicine