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Surgeon General: Marijuana Harmful to Pregnant Women and Young People

Marijuana, which is much more potent today, is particularly harmful to the developing brain, so pregnant women and adolescents should be discouraged from using it....

In the OR, a Cell Phone Attached to the Hip Is the Norm

The world of personal electronic devices and social media in the OR has long been a controversial topic. While they are useful with dozens of...

Second Victim Program Helps Health Care Workers Cope in the Aftermath of Tragedy

On Feb. 22, 2001, an 18-month-old girl named Josie King, who was almost ready to go home after treatment for severe burns, died from extreme...

How Going Green in the OR Can Save Your Hospital Millions

Hospitals in the U.S. create just under 34 pounds of waste per staffed bed per day, which translates to approximately 11.5 billion pounds of trash...