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Why won’t you give me antibiotics for my cold?

Occasionally someone will come to the emergency department with a request for an antibiotic shot or a prescription for antibiotics to treat their comm...

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When Exercise Is Not So Healthy

I was sitting at home one day after a long shift in the emergency department when I received a call from a family member seeking medical advice. She h...

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Can Your Fitness Tracker Save Your Life in the ER?

Emergency physicians used a patient's personal activity tracker and smartphone to identify the time his heart arrhythmia started, which allowed them t...

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