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Could a Test Predict Which Mothers Will Need Cesareans?

by | August 29th, 2010

A test which could stop women laboring for hours in the hope of a “normal” birth only to end up with a Caesarean section has been developed in Sweden.

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Top 10 First Aid Mistakes

by | August 23rd, 2010

Thank heavens for emergency rooms. But sometimes the first aid measures taken on the scene before a patient arrives at the hospital can make all the difference, especially if the ER is crowded. (On average you’ll wait 45 minutes before seeing a doctor, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and longer in urban centers.)

We asked two experts, Dr. Tom Scaletta, the outgoing president of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, and Denise King, president of the Emergency Nurses Association, to identify the 10 most common first aid mistakes—and what you should do instead.

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