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Study links high-rise living to lower survival rates for cardiac arrest

The sweeping views that come with living on the upper floors of a high-rise building may come with an unexpected risk: lower likelihood of surviving a cardiac arrest. A Canadian study found that survival rates for people who had a cardiac arrest in a private home on the third floor or higher had...

Canadian study finds home birth no riskier than hospital birth

Home birth with a midwife is no riskier than a hospital birth for low-risk births, new research has found. The study compared planned home births attended by a midwife to planned hospital births attended by a midwife. It included 22,986 births that took place in Ontario between 2006 and...

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