Archive: 26/02/2016

Brazil to use pediatric heart program in fight against Zika

Officials in one of the epicenters of Brazil's Zika outbreak say they're turning to a program aimed at diagnosing pediatric heart problems to search out babies with the unusually small heads that have been linked to the mosquito-borne ...

Costa Rica calls 'preventive' emergency over Zika

Costa Rica has declared a "preventive" emergency in nearly half the country over the spreading Zika virus to speed up the fight against the mosquito carrying the illness, the presidency said Friday.

Palliative care important for prison population, too

With an increasingly aging prison population, end-of-life care for inmates is becoming a more prominent issue, according to Penn State nursing researchers. End-of-life—EOL—care can be complicated, no matter who the patient ...

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