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When a patient is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, both curative and palliative (pronounced PAL-lee-uh-tiv) care may be needed. Palliative medicine is a specialty...

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Palliative (pronounced PAL-lee-uh-tiv) medicine is a field that focuses on actively addressing the wide range of physical, psychological and spiritual symptoms that may be...

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For patients facing life-threatening illnesses, palliative (pronounced PAL-lee-uh-tiv) care can be an important addition to their treatment. The field of palliative medicine, as opposed...

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Bacterial infections and viral infections are both caused by microorganisms that are common in the environment. What do you need to know about virus...

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Epinephrine is a chemical that produces a number of effects in the body including opening airways, stimulating the heart and narrowing blood vessels to...

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Types of Ultrasounds

When you hear the term “ultrasound,” the image that comes to mind may be of a technician moving a device (called a transducer) over...