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IVC Filters May Increase Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients With PE

January 15, 2019 Share this content: Patients who received an IVC filter had higher 30-day mortality compared with those who did not receive a filter. In elderly patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary embolism (PE), the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent subsequent PE may actually increase the risk for 30-day and 1-year… Read More »

Insurance Gaps May Increase Emergency Department Visits in Children With Asthma

November 26, 2018 Share this content: Children with asthma who have gaps in their health insurance coverage may use emergency department services more often than those who do not experience gaps. Insurance coverage gaps for children with asthma may result in increased emergency department use, possibly related to inferior access to health care, according to… Read More »

Increase Your Water Intake to Avoid UTIs

Any woman who has ever experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows once is more than enough. With symptoms that include a frequent urge to urinate and a burning sensation upon urination, UTIs are unpleasant, inconvenient, and often painful. And if you’re a woman who is plagued by these infections several times a year, it… Read More »