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Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
...lf-related, says Dr. Scott Y. Rahimi, neurosurgery resident
and lead author on the study published in the March issue of Journal of Neurosurgery. Seventeen bicycle-related head injuries during that period barely beat out golf as the major cause of sports-related head injuries in these children. Seven of the ...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...y health, and David Topa, M.D., a former pediatric resident
at URMC who practices at Pittsford Pediatrics, called for such a transformation in the role of pediatricians: "Although a pediatrician can write a prescription for an antibiotic, the pediatrician cannot write a prescription for 1 of the 9.2 million c...
Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment
...teries, said J. David Prologo, MD, chief radiology resident
at University Hospitals of Cleveland and lead author of the study. However, "our study found no significant difference in the outcomes of patients ruled out for pulmonary embolism with MDCT vs. single-detector CT," he said. "It is possible that we m...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...mes more exhaust from that bus than a typical L.A. resident
will inhale from all school bus emissions in the area." Not surprisingly, the highest levels of self-pollution were found with the two older buses, particularly when the windows were closed. The intake fraction for a 1975 model diesel bus measured 9...
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