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FDA recalls Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips due to faulty readings

FDA recalls Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips due to faulty readings

Viewpoints: Good news from Medicare trustees; Medicaid no 'cure-all' for access to care

Viewpoints: Good news from Medicare trustees; Medicaid no 'cure-all' for access to care

Researchers to examine effectiveness of antibiotic therapy to treat appendicitis in children

Researchers to examine effectiveness of antibiotic therapy to treat appendicitis in children

Longer looks: Global obesity, health care cost transparency, a medical puzzle

Longer looks: Global obesity, health care cost transparency, a medical puzzle

Risks and benefits of computed tomography in young adults

Risks and benefits of computed tomography in young adults

Study finds negligible effect on periprocedural outcomes among patients after spine surgery

Study finds negligible effect on periprocedural outcomes among patients after spine surgery

Hospital type plays a role in racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children

Hospital type plays a role in racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children

Use of CT scans for children suspected of having appendicitis varies among hospitals

Use of CT scans for children suspected of having appendicitis varies among hospitals

Proteins detected in urine may enable diagnosis of Kawasaki disease

Proteins detected in urine may enable diagnosis of Kawasaki disease

Report finds decline in overall number and rate of healthcare-associated infections in Pennsylvania

Report finds decline in overall number and rate of healthcare-associated infections in Pennsylvania

No benefit from irrigation during appendectomy

No benefit from irrigation during appendectomy

Antibiotic therapy can effectively treat acute appendicitis

Antibiotic therapy can effectively treat acute appendicitis

Positive results from Spinifex’s EMA401 Phase 2 trial on postherpetic neuralgia

Positive results from Spinifex’s EMA401 Phase 2 trial on postherpetic neuralgia

Children's Medical Center to broadcast two corrective bladder surgeries live on the internet

Children's Medical Center to broadcast two corrective bladder surgeries live on the internet

Elan second quarter total revenue increases 6% to $288.0 million

Elan second quarter total revenue increases 6% to $288.0 million

Obese patients with appendix less likely to have complications after minimally invasive procedure

Obese patients with appendix less likely to have complications after minimally invasive procedure

Omentum appears to play an important role in regulating the immune system

Omentum appears to play an important role in regulating the immune system

New EMR tool helps reduce unnecessary abdominal CT scan use among ER patients

New EMR tool helps reduce unnecessary abdominal CT scan use among ER patients

Removing ruptured appendix sooner lowers hospital costs, charges

Removing ruptured appendix sooner lowers hospital costs, charges

Positive top-line results from Shire’s Vyvanse Phase 2 study on binge eating disorder

Positive top-line results from Shire’s Vyvanse Phase 2 study on binge eating disorder