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How to fix the broken telephone

How to fix the broken telephone

Phone conversations are a major source of miscommunication between doctor and patient.

As soon as the words were out of her mouth, she regretted them: while returning phone calls for a colleague, Anna B. Reisman, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, told the woman who answered the...

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Study finds sleep apnea is a major risk factor for stroke and death

Study finds sleep apnea is a major risk factor for stroke and death

Although previous studies have suggested links between sleep apnea and stroke, it was never clear whether the increased risk of stroke was related to such other factors as hypertension or diabetes....

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Pesticide linked to infertility

A common pesticide may interfere with the reproductive tract, leading to reduced fertility in women, according to Yale...

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Cell phones reduce errors

Cell phones have long been banished from hospitals over fears of interference with medical devices. A study by a Yale...

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