Study: Sepsis survivors require follow-up support

Survivors of sepsis—a life-threatening response to an infection—have expressed a need for advocacy and follow-up support, according to a study authored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and published in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. «Sepsisis a devastating and life-threatening illness with serious…

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BU and BMC find pediatric behavioral health care integration shows promise

Integrating behavioral health services into pediatric primary care in three Boston-area community health centers increased primary care visits by children with mental health diagnoses without raising Medicaid costs. In mid-2016, the Dimock Center in Roxbury, Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester, and the Lowell Community Health Center began working with Boston University (BU) and Boston…

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Bloated or pregnant: How to tell

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Some people may find it hard to tell the difference between being bloated or pregnant as they can share similar symptoms. If a person is unsure whether they are pregnant, they may wish to take a…

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Dread the Holidays? Feasting Together Might Actually Help

Fall-into-winter: the time of year when we come together to light a candle, carve a bird, raise a glass. It’s a season that is cherished and dreaded often in equal measure. But while attending the company holiday party or fa-la-la-ing with family might seem like a chore, social scientists and other experts make a compelling…

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Something in the Man’s Bed Was Making Him Sick

As the chill of the Scottish autumn set in, a 43-year-old man went to see a family doctor in 2016. For about the last three months, he was constantly tired and out of breath. The physician at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland thought the patient — who worked a desk job and didn’t smoke…

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Terry O’Neill, Photographer of the Famous, Is Dead at 81

Terry O’Neill, who as a novice photographer found himself shooting pictures of an up-and-coming group called the Beatles and never looked back, spending a lifetime capturing memorable images of musicians, movie stars and other celebrity gods of the age, died on Saturday at his home in London. He was 81. Carrie Kania, creative director of…

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Linens for the Holiday Table

All cooking (but especially holiday entertaining) calls for well-made kitchen towels and napkins. These generous linen oblongs, 25 by 18 inches, in bright colors like turmeric and crimson, can be on duty at the sink or the stove. Use them to wrap warm rolls in a basket or as generous napkins for guests, especially at…

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Meet the Bookmobile’s Cousin

The Brooklyn Public Library runs a wealth of programs, among them the Cookmobile, which offers free cooking classes for high schoolers, particularly in neighborhoods where fresh ingredients are in short supply. A compact 5-by-3-by-2-foot unit funded by the Bklyn Incubator, the Cookmobile is fitted with a sink, induction cooktop, convection oven and enough cooking utensils…

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Korean Sweets Ready to Eat

This week, the city of Seoul, South Korea, is sponsoring a sampling of Korean confections prepared by five of that city’s pastry chefs. Called Sweet Seoul, it was held in Paris at the Galeries Lafayette department store last weekend and moves to New York this week for an exhibit and tasting, open to the public…

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A Chocolatier Bakes a Cookie

For the first time, L.A. Burdick Chocolates is using chunks of its dark chocolate to make excellent chocolate-chip walnut cookies created by its chef, Michael Klug. With a slight crunch and plenty of gooey bits, the cookies are baked fresh daily at each of the company’s stores and can also be ordered for shipping. The…

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