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For most accurate blood pressure readings, 24-hour home monitoring may be needed, study finds

Blood pressure readings from the 24-hour home-monitoring devices were 50% more accurate at predicting a patient’s risk of early death than the readings made in the clinics.

Anesthesia in young children is not linked to lower IQs

Anesthesia in young children is not linked to lower IQs, say Mayo Clinic researchers

The situation is more complex for children who undergo general anesthesia more than once before their third birthdays, the study also reports.

Workplace incivility linked to poor sleep

Workplace incivility linked to poor sleep, but relaxing after work may help

Getting too little sleep has been linked to obesity and a variety of negative health outcomes, including heart disease, diabetes and depression.