New Warning About Hospitals and Preventable Blood Clots

New Warning About Hospitals and Preventable Blood Clots One out of three U.S. hospital patients is at risk for dangerous blood clots, but far fewer actually receive treatments to prevent the potentially life-threatening condition, according to a study released this week. “Blood clots are the most common preventable cause of death in hospital patients. It…

Blood Clots from Air Travel – Study

Study: DVT Blood Clots Common to Airplane Travel Up to one in 100 long-haul fliers could develop blood clots, and wearing compression stockings, taking aspirin and traveling business class may not help, a study showed Friday. New Zealand researchers tested almost 900 passengers who took long-haul flights over a six-week period. The subjects traveled for…