Things you should never buy from a thrift store

Thrift stores can be a bargain-hunter’s paradise, especially when budgets are tight. Where else can you stock up on furnishings, household goods, and clothing for just a tiny fraction of the original price? Not to mention, they make a great place to ditch last year’s fashion faux pas. As every smart thrift shopper knows, though, not everything that’s for sale is […]

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Opioid-related cardiac arrest patients differ from other cardiac arrests

One recent study found that opioid overdose victims who suffer cardiac arrest are distinctly different from other cardiac arrest patients, yet they may be more likely than others to survive long enough to be admitted to a hospital, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019—November 16-17 in Philadelphia. “Cardiac arrests due […]

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Headache from epidural for labor may up subdural hematoma risk

(HealthDay)—The presence of presumed postdural puncture headache after neuraxial anesthesia (epidural or spinal) in childbirth is associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with an intracranial subdural hematoma, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in JAMA Neurology. Albert R. Moore, M.D., from McGill University in Montreal, and colleagues examined the correlation between postdural puncture headache and postpartum […]

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