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Health care intervention: Treating high-need, high-cost patients: Study found focusing on patients’ values instead of problems offered better results – Science Daily

Patients with complex needs — serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders — flock to emergency rooms costing the health care system billions every year. A new study suggests a nontraditional approach to these patients can significantly improve their daily functioning and health outcomes. In crisis and with nowhere else to turn,… Read More »

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report

The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state.  The tick was purportedly spotted near Eau Claire County, per local… Read More »

‘Gel drops' developed to save eyesight, scientists found

The surface of the eye, known as the cornea, is usually transparent. But an eye infection or trauma can cause scarring on the surface, causing blurred vision or complete blindness. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an eye infection commonly associated with poor contact lens hygiene, is currently treated with drops that contain antibiotics and corticosteroids to reduce inflammation. These… Read More »

'I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer' – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can

Tom says he lives in the now and has a great quality of life at the age of 72. Pic: Liam Burke/Press 22 ‘I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer’ – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can Independent.ie Tom O’Donoghue will tell you that he’s “one… Read More »