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Careful diagnosis can help avoid long-term disabilities associated with uncommon fractures

Careful diagnosis can help avoid long-term disabilities associated with uncommon fractures

First proclamation in support of Mental Health initiative in the state of Tennessee issued

First proclamation in support of Mental Health initiative in the state of Tennessee issued

OSHA statistics do not reflect the real risk workers face from workplace hazards, says GAO report

OSHA statistics do not reflect the real risk workers face from workplace hazards, says GAO report

Memphis Mayor supports new program that assists individuals with bipolar disorder

Memphis Mayor supports new program that assists individuals with bipolar disorder

Memphis Mayor supports National Bipolar Foundation; sees benefit in preventative care program

Memphis Mayor supports National Bipolar Foundation; sees benefit in preventative care program

Video to improve patient-doctor communication

Video to improve patient-doctor communication

Auxano point-of-care indicator system for dry eye syndrome

Auxano point-of-care indicator system for dry eye syndrome

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants, TSG collaborate to reduce medical errors

Emergency Ultrasound Consultants, TSG collaborate to reduce medical errors

Flawed legislation puts Ontarians at risk of misdiagnosis and ineffective treatment: CSDMS

Flawed legislation puts Ontarians at risk of misdiagnosis and ineffective treatment: CSDMS

Industry groups reiterate commitment to reduce health spending growth

Industry groups reiterate commitment to reduce health spending growth

Diagnostic errors: The new focus of patient safety experts

Diagnostic errors: The new focus of patient safety experts

Thumbs down by experts on plans to make certain meds OTC

Thumbs down by experts on plans to make certain meds OTC

Panic attacks or panic disorder linked to higher risk of heart problems

Panic attacks or panic disorder linked to higher risk of heart problems

Panic attacks linked to higher risk of heart attacks and heart disease, especially in younger people

Panic attacks linked to higher risk of heart attacks and heart disease, especially in younger people

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Asthma may be over-diagnosed by up to 30 per cent in Canadian adults

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

Current hospital tests for Clostridium difficile not accurate enough

Current hospital tests for Clostridium difficile not accurate enough

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Inquest hears how overworked, exhausted doctors make mistakes

Inquest hears how overworked, exhausted doctors make mistakes