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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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Gezuntheit! Gezuntheit! Yes! A Twin Cold!

Very few new medical studies make me smile…  But as I entered the third week of my omnipresent cold, replete with sinus congestion that had morphed into a sore throat, accompanied by the sonorous sound of a very unpleasant hoarse…

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