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Just 10 opioid pills, or a three-day supply, is the recommended prescription for acute pain. Making that the electronic-medical-records system default effectively "nudges" physicians toward this approach that leaves little room for misuse or abuse, found a new study led by M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS.
In this moving commentary, M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, writes from direct experience about the unacceptable number of U.S. fatalities that result from drunk driving. Dr. Delgado, an emergency physician-investigator, and colleague Douglas Wiebe, PhD, contributed to a new report by a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that average four points higher than those who consume fish less frequently or not at all, according to research by Jennifer Pinto-Martin, PhD, and colleagues. Their findings were published in Scientific Reports, a Nature journal.