More Americans DOA From Gun, Knife Wounds

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Victims of gunshots or stabbings are much more likely to die before arriving at U.S. trauma centers than 10 years ago. This suggests the intensity of violence is increasing, a new study contends. “The data we found suggest that a greater proportion of patients injured by penetrating trauma…

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Is Integrative Medicine Right for You?

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Any approach that differs from conventional — or Western — medicine is typically considered complementary and alternative, or CAM. But these practices have become much more mainstream, leading to growth in the health care approach called integrative medicine, which draws on traditional and non-traditional systems tailored to each…

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How Fire-Safe Is Your Airbnb?

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you use Airbnbs or other vacation rentals, it might be a good idea to check first on their fire safety. A new study found that while many Airbnbs in the United States had smoke alarms, less than half had fire extinguishers or first-aid kits. The research was…

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