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Americans More Likely Than Swedes To Fill Prescriptions For Opioids After Surgery

Americans and Canadians are seven times more likely to fill a prescription for opioid pain pills in the week after surgery than Swedes, says a study published Wednesday, one of the first to quantify international differences. More than 75% of patients in the U.S. and Canada filled a prescription for opioids following four common surgeries,… Read More »

Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section

This month we recognize World Microbiome Day with information to help new parents learn about their baby’s developing bacteria colonization and how interventions in the first 1,000 days of life may affect their child’s risk of developing preventable autoimmune conditions. As I have discussed in a previous blog, the microbiome — the varied and teeming… Read More »

Tan Mom reveals she was put in a medically-induced coma after developing pneumonia

‘My whole body died’: Tan Mom reveals she was put in a medically-induced coma this month after a cardiac arrest and developing pneumonia, pancreatitis, and a lung infection Patricia ‘Tan Mom’ Krentcil, 51, collapsed on a street in Brandon, Florida, earlier this month and was rushed to the hospital  She was diagnosed with pneumonia and… Read More »