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Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »

E-cigarettes help more smokers quit than patches and gum, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) – E-cigarettes are almost twice as effective at helping smokers quit as nicotine replacement treatments like patches, lozenges and gum, according to the results of a major clinical trial. A saleswoman holds an e-cigarette as she demonstrates vaping at the Vape Shop that sells e-cigarette products in Beijing, China January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas… Read More »

White House Plan to Disclose Drug Prices May Not Drive Down Costs: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 — By itself, a Trump administration plan to make drug companies disclose the cost of their medicines in TV ads is unlikely to help tame drug prices, a new study shows. Researchers did find that revealing the cost of expensive drugs in ads would significantly lower patient demand… Read More »