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Latest Emergency Medicine News

NATA: Single-Sport Focus Not Good for Children

Parents should try to keep their children from focusing on a single sport for as long as possible to reduce their risk for injuries and other problems, the National Athletic Trainers' Association says.

Medicare Spends More Than $6 Billion on Secondary Fractures

Medicare could save billions of dollars if secondary fractures could be prevented with improved osteoporosis screening, according to a new National Osteoporosis Foundation report conducted by Milliman.

North Carolina Legionnaires’ Case Count Climbs to 79

The number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to a North Carolina state fair now stands at 79, including 55 people hospitalized and one death.

Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Eighth Life

A Missouri man in his 40s is the eighth person in the United States to die from complications of a lung injury tied to using electronic cigarettes, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported.