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Warning labels on cough, cold medicines curbed kids’ ER visits

[KMSP Fox 9 News, Nov. 12, 2013] The number of children going to emergency rooms because of adverse reactions to children’s cough and cold medications fell after drug manufacturers voluntarily recalled the products in 2007 and re-released them with stricter warning labels, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Dr. Eric Barth, […]

Abbott Northwestern Hospital researchers to conduct MRI study of aneurysm-linked strokes

[KMSP Fox 9 News, Nov. 12, 2013] Researchers at Abbott Northwestern Hospital are conducting a first-of-its-kind study in this country in the hopes that understanding a type of stroke caused by aneurysms could yield a life-saving prevention strategy. Every year, 30,000 Americans suffer a ruptured aneurysm, and though 60 percent survive, many are at risk […]