Step forward for St. Luke's hospital project
CITY OF NEWBURGH – St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital’s $8 million expansion of emergency services at its Newburgh campus took another step
AF admissions increase at start of daylight saving time
CHICAGO — Atrial fibrillation admissions were more likely to occur in the beginning of daylight saving time compared with the end of daylight saving time, according to an abstract presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. “Our study adds atrial fibrillation as a known condition associated with daylight saving time,” Jay Chudow, MD, resident at Montefiore
More than 80 percent of Americans are concerned with antibiotic resistance health threat
Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are concerned that antibiotic resistance will make more infections difficult or impossible to treat and even deadly, according to a national public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America in collaboration with the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). The survey was supported in part by Pfizer Inc. Majorities across the political spectrum say the federal government should increase funding for research and public health initiatives to address antibiotic resistance—specifically 81% of Democrats, 76% of Republicans and 70% of Independents.
Does daylight saving time increase risk of stroke?
Turning the clock ahead or back one hour during daylight saving time transitions may be tied to an increased risk of ischemic stroke, but only temporarily, according to a preliminary study.
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At Montefiore, Artificial Intelligence Becomes Key to Patient Care
Artificial intelligence is changing the dynamic of patient care at Montefiore, which has worked for years to develop advanced semantic data lake technology and sophisticated health IT infrastructure.