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Inducing seizures to stop seizures

Cortical stimulation-induced seizures have the potential to guide epilepsy surgery, significantly reducing hospital stays Surgery is the only way to stop seizures in 30 per cent of patients with focal drug-resistant epilepsy. A new study finds that inducing seizures before surgery may be a convenient and cost-effective way to determine the brain region where seizures… Read More »

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, Some States Have a Solution: Stop Paying – The Wall Street Journal

By Heather Gillers Heather Gillers The Wall Street Journal Biography @hgillers heather.gillers@wsj.com May 1, 2019 5:30 a.m. ET Charles Johnson, an assistant superintendent at Polk Correctional Institution, in Butner, N.C., worries that ending retiree health care will spark workplace conflict. Photo: Jeremy M. Lange for The Wall Street Journal North Carolina corrections official Charles Johnson… Read More »

Overprescribing Is a Key Component of the Opioid Crisis — Here’s How to Stop It

By DAVE CHASE  Today’s opioid crisis is one of the most dire side effects driven by our dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system. A recent JAMA Surgery report found that many surgeons prescribe four times more opioids than their patients use. This opens the door for misuse and abuse later on. In fact, the total combined cost… Read More »

Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only

Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only, scientists say Made with bottled water, the tea had double antioxidants, study finds But made with tap water, participants thought the tea tasted sweeter EGCG is a natural antioxidant in the tea, hailed by celebrities for weight loss  By… Read More »