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Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity Up Risk of Mortality in CRC

Obese patients with metabolic syndrome have increased risk of all-cause, CRC-related death

U-Shaped Link for Fish Consumption, Mortality

Women only have increased mortality risk at the highest level of fish consumption

Objective Criteria ID Those With No Chance of Survival in OHCA

Three objective criteria identify patients with no chance of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Electroacupuncture Helps Ease Chronic Severe Constipation

Led to symptom relief from chronic severe functional constipation even 12 weeks after treatment

Most Patients Taking Opioids Open to Receiving Naloxone Rx

More than a third of patients reported beneficial behavior changes

Reports of Fatal Anaphylaxis With IV Iron Products

Seventy-nine cases of anaphylactic reactions linked to ferumoxytol, of which 18 were fatal

Sleep Apnea Diagnoses Up Among Outpatients From 1993 to 2010

Majority of diagnoses reported by primary care providers, pulmonologists, and otolaryngologists

One in Four Older Adults Report Breathlessness

Breathlessness linked to lower ratings of well-being; higher rates of clinic, ER visits, hospitalization

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