Domestic Violence

By Kristen Gooch, RN, MPH
Domestic Violence

Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating love! Gifts in the shape of hearts are given, flowers are delivered, and dinner reservations are made. We use this day to show the people we care most about, how much we love them. Though, this is a nice tradition, there are a staggering number of individuals who instead of love are experiencing violence in their relationships.

Research identifies new approach to more efficiently diagnose blood clots in lungs of patients over age 50

By Jason M Carlton
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New research from Intermountain Medical Center identifies a new “sliding scale” model used to rule out potentially deadly blood clots in the lungs, known as pulmonary embolisms, is more accurate than current diagnostic methods.