Endoscopes Not Always Cleaned Properly: Study
THURSDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- Three of every 20 flexible endoscopes used to examine patients' gastrointestinal tracts and colons were improperly cleaned, a new study finds.
Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who have signs of chronic inflammation in their blood are more likely to have flare-ups of the lung disease than those who do not, a large new study shows.
Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues
SUNDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- For many Americans, summer
just wouldn't be the same without a backyard barbecue. However, the
blackened meats and smoky flavor that come with grilling could put
your health at risk, experts caution.