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In Hospitals, Pneumonia Is a Lethal Enemy - Wall Street Journal



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In Hospitals, Pneumonia Is a Lethal Enemy 
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Hospital-acquired pneumonia is more pervasive and urgent than most people realize, a new study warns, and hospitals in America aren't adequately addressing prevention. ?Given the mortality, hospitals should be doing a lot more,? says Dian Baker, lead ...

 


Judge Neal showing improvement during recovery from pneumonia - kiiitv.com



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Judge Neal showing improvement during recovery from pneumonia 
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CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Nueces County Judge Loyd Neal's health is showing improvement since dealing with a case of pneumonia last month, according to a recent release. He was hospitalized last month and is now undergoing physical therapy and ...

 


What We're Reading: States Eye Canada Drugs; Pneumonia Challenges Hospitals; Teens' Contraception Knowledge - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



What We're Reading: States Eye Canada Drugs; Pneumonia Challenges Hospitals; Teens' Contraception Knowledge 
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Burdened by high prescription drug costs, states are looking northward to Canada; more hands-on nursing care can help fight hospital-acquired pneumonia; and doctors should talk to teens about contraceptive options. Burdened By High Prescription Drug ...

 


Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia? - WebMD



Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia? 
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The death rate is as high as 7 percent for pneumococcal pneumonia, 20 percent for bacteremia and 22 percent for meningitis, the researchers said. The current study gathered data from the Tennessee Medicaid database. That means the study included data ...

 


New test to identify pneumonia could save thousands of lives of a year - The Sun



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New test to identify pneumonia could save thousands of lives of a year 
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A NEW test to help doctors identify pneumonia in a minute could save thousands of lives each year. The lung condition is currently the sixth biggest killer in the UK, claiming about 30,000 lives each year. The test will allow doctors to diagnose ...

 


Prescription Opioid Use Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk - MedPage Today



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Prescription Opioid Use Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk 
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Prescription opioid use was strongly associated with an increased risk for laboratory-confirmed pneumonia, meningitis, and other invasive pneumococcal diseases (IPD), with the most robust associations seen in users of long-acting, high-potency opioid ...

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Lethal Pneumonia Outbreak Caused By Low Chlorine In Flint Water ... - NPR



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Lethal Pneumonia Outbreak Caused By Low Chlorine In Flint Water ... 
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Two new studies confirm that an outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease in Flint, Mich., was caused by the city's water crisis in 2014 and 2015.

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Pneumonia: A potentially deadly flu complication - KOMO News



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Pneumonia: A potentially deadly flu complication 
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According to the CDC, one out of every 10 deaths in the U.S. last week resulted from the flu or pneumonia. That's more than 4,000 people. We don't hear a lot about it, but pneumonia is a common ? and often deadly ?complication of the flu. Those most at ...

 


Coroner: Woman's death came from flu, pneumonia - WAND



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Coroner: Woman's death came from flu, pneumonia 
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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) ? The flu has claimed an Illinois woman's life. The Douglas County Coroner's Office says Tuscola woman Chantelle Clark, 24, died from an unidentified flu strain and pneumonia. Investigators completed an autopsy on Clark ...

 


Vapers are vulnerable to pneumonia - Science Daily



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Vapers are vulnerable to pneumonia 
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However, in some cases, they can invade the lining cells causing pneumonia or septicaemia. We know that exposure to traditional cigarette smoke helps these bacteria stick to airway lining cells, increasing the risk of infection. We wanted to see ...
Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk ... MedPage Today
Vaping Makes People More Likely to Catch Pneumonia, Experts Say ... The Epoch Times
Vaping could increase risk of pneumonia, study finds The Pharmaceutical Journal
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