Tag Archives for Archives of Internal Medicine

Less Chance of Catching an Infection in ICU If You Have Your Own Room

About 30% of ICU patients acquire infections that drive up morbidity and mortality, and cost hospitals lots of money. In a recent study, single-bed rooms when compared to multi-bed rooms resulted in better infection control. On their own, patients were less likely…

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Stick With Your Friends and Keep Busy

by Nechama Drillick You’ve been given fair warning – the more socially active you are, the slower you’ll age. Research data in the June 22 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine reveal a direct connection between social activity and physical…

Categories: Aging, Health Care, Medical News, Relationships
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