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The American Cancer Society says sitting for six or more hours per day can increase your chance of dying from cancer, even if you eat right and don't smoke.
Imagine a hand-held electronic device – accessible, portable and nearly universal – that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors to use less powerful and potentially risky medications to complement anesthesia.
Electronic cigarettes are banned in some countries, highly available in others, but with internet sales, they are available just about anywhere, and just about anyone can buy them, including adolescents.
Imagine a hand-held electronic device - accessible, portable and nearly universal - that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors the freedom to use less powerful and potentially risky medications to complement anesthesia.
When someone goes in for surgery, even if it’s minor, it can be scary and unsettling.
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Patients who text message someone, even a stranger, before having minor survery have a reduced need for pain medication, according to a recently published study by Research Triangle Park-based RTI International, Cornell University and LaSalle Hospita
We all have heard about the bad things that can happen when you text and drive — or for others, when they try to text and walk on crowded downtown streets at lunchtime — but here's an interesting tidbit about texting as it relates to surgery patients
Patients who text messaged a stranger just before minor surgeries required less supplemental pain relief than patients receiving standard therapy or distraction techniques, according to a recently published study conducted by researchers at RTI Inter
The project is led by RTI International in partnership with the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), along with other local teaching orgnisations.