MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Intravenous (IV) lines are generally associated with medical centers — picture a patient in a hospital bed, an IV drip-dropping needed fluids, nutrients and medicines into their arm. But millions now are receiving IV treatments at home, and a new study warns thatContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Following the deaths of 15 infants, families are advised to immediately stop using all models of Kids2 Rocking Sleepers, according to a second recall notice. Four of those 15 babies died after the first recall notice, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)Continue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — One low-cost intervention could make a difference in America’s epidemic of opioid overdoses, a new study suggests. When health care providers were notified that one of their patients had died from an overdose, they wrote fewer opioid prescriptions for up to a yearContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Dec. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Those who have dementia can find the holiday season disorienting, but their loved ones can help. “The holiday season can be both joyful and stressful for all of us, especially individuals living with a dementia-related illness,” said Jennifer Reeder, director of educational andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Almost 15 million people likely died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, nearly three times more than previously reported, a new World Health Organization study estimates. The researchers said the COVID-19 pandemic caused about 4.5 million more deathsContinue Reading