CT Scan Side Effects: Beware of Pediatric ER Visits

We love technology in medicine like CT scans, however, it is replacing a well thought out diagnosis. But are CT scan side effects worth the information obtained? Regardless of whether it is for a child or for yourself, going to the emergency is dangerous business. Not only is the ER a breeding ground for bacteria like […]


Use of Gastric Acid Suppressive Agents and the Risk of Community-Acquired Clostridium difficile associated disease. Let’s first say that C. difficile is not something you want to suffer through. The authors of this paper seemed a little surprised to find an almost tripling of the risk of acquiring this infection in patient on acid suppressive […]