Tag Archives: medicine

In medicine, young women continue to pay a higher price for family – Medical Xpress

Dr. Elizabeth Genovese, a surgeon at MUSC Health, has seen a lot of female peers choose to specialize in surgeries with less demanding hours so they have more control over their schedules. Credit: Sarah Pack Forty percent of female doctors in a new study stopped working or moved to working part time within a few… Read More »

Doctors more likely to recommend antihistamines rather than cough and cold medicine for kids – Science Daily

For respiratory infections in children under 12, physicians are increasingly more likely to recommend antihistamines and less likely to recommend cough and cold medicines, a Rutgers study found. Antihistamines are widely used over-the-counter to treat various allergic conditions. However, these medicines have little known benefit for children with colds, and some older antihistamines cause sedation… Read More »

At detention facilities, migrant children plead for basics: food, medicine, soap and a bit of solace – CNN

A scared 5-year-old boy separated from his dad pleads for medicine for his cough. Some detainees make the most basic requests: a blanket, toothbrush, soap, a bite to eat, somewhere to wash their hands. One boy says a modicum of solace would go a long way. “I am in a room with dozens of other… Read More »