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AIDS Cocktail Lowers Pneumonia Risk

January 18, 2001

MADRID-New information from European scientists suggests AIDS victims taking a new cocktail of AIDS drugs are not at as great of risk for pneumonia as previously thought.

Upcoming Medical Conferences

January 18, 2001

The Healthcare Quality Summit will take place April 1-4 in Chicago. The second annual conference and expo will feature strategies to boost JCAHO compliance, patient-care improvement techniques, and two hospital site visits.

Calendar of Upcoming Medical Conferences

January 10, 2001

There are a variety of medical conferences taking place nationally during the next several months. Some of the larger gatherings include the (AORN) 48th Annual Congress, taking place March 11-15 in Dallas, Tex.

Hospitals Asked to Monitor Pain

January 9, 2001

The Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) has set new rules for hospitals concerning patient's pain.

Researcher Regrets Blowing Whistle

January 3, 2001

PITTSBURG-Erdem Cantekin came to the US to study biology and make a difference; However, a revolutionary spirit was in his blood.