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Katherine Hobson

Chest compression-only CPR shows long-term benefit

20 Dec 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who suffer cardiac arrest - in which the heart stops beating - were less likely to die in subsequent years when bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation using chest compressions only, a new study found.

Therapy without drugs may suffice to ward off psychosis

13 Dec 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults at very high risk of psychotic illness should receive talk therapy rather than antipsychotic drugs as an initial treatment, a new study suggests.

Newborn killings drop after anonymous delivery law

12 Dec 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Allowing women to anonymously deliver their babies in a hospital was associated with a drop in the number of newborns killed by their mothers, according to a new study.

Aspirin may help older colon cancer patients live longer

07 Dec 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults with colon cancer who were prescribed a daily aspirin were less likely to die than those who weren't, according to a new study.

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