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Why 70,000 Americans Die Needlessly In Hospitals Each Year

<i>Dr.</i> <i>Donald Berwick</i> <i>contributed significantly to this article.</i><p>Sepsis kills more than 210,000 Americans each year, equal to the population of Rochester, New York.<p>Sepsis is a bloodstream infection that can start from something as simple as an insect bite or a bladder infection. It kills nearly a third …

Psoriasis Raises Risk For Diabetes, Heart Disease And Ulcers, Study Finds

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>The problems of psoriasis affect more than just your skin, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, which found that people with the condition are at an increased risk for other diseases, such as diabetes, ulcers and heart disease.<p>Researchers from the …

No, We Are Not Just Nurses!

Although, a recent career growth (spurted by my nursing career) has taken me to the world of public policy, nursing continues to seek me out to honor me. Once a nurse they say, you remain always a nurse.<p>I started out in a busy oncology unit in a Philadelphia Hospital as a student nurse eight years …

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Lung surgery milestone

UC San Diego surgeons perform 3,000th lifesaving lung surgery, lowest mortality worldwide.<p>Surgeons at UC San Diego Health System have performed their 3,000th pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a lifesaving surgery to clear the lung’s arteries of scar-like tissue that robs patients of their …