CBS NEWS – A new study in The Journal of Pediatrics found most families taking a newborn baby home from the hospital made safety mistakes when it comes to car seats. Researchers in Oregon found 91-percent of families surveyed made at least one serious error on installation and use. SOURCE – Oregon Health & Science University/MedDay/CBS
The American Heart Association reports a new drug is showing promise against blood clots. Doctors say PZ-128*prevented 80 to 100 percent of platelets from clumping together, and that it clears the blood quickly. But they add more testing is needed. SOURCE – Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology/MedDay/CBS
The CDC says there were 1.5 million new cancer cases reported in 2012 in the U-S.. but that the rates of prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers fell that year.
Scientists said two out of three people diagnosed with cancer are said to survive five years or more after diagnosis. SOURCE – CDC/MedDay/CBS