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Monday, August 10, 2020

Sandra Gordon

Sandra Gordon is a writer specializing in health and medicine for consumers and physicians. She has written for Everyday Health, Prevention, Healthgrades, Parents, the Cleveland Clinic, NYU Langone Health, Harvard Medical School, Your Teen, WebMD and many more.

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The understanding of concussion and its more serious counterpart -- traumatic brain injury --  continues to advance as diagnostic practices evolve. For...
Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are at increased risk for developing postoperative delirium (POD) in the ICU. POD is form of cognitive dysfunction...
Heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the US, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer...
Common side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea, vomiting, alopecia, fatigue, constipation/diarrhea, cardiovascular suppression, bone marrow suppression, muscle weakness, pain, mucositis,...
Hospital staff are at higher prevalence of obesity, poor eating habits, and insufficient exercise, especially night-shift workers (you probably don't need research to tell...

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