The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is producing two 60-second audio reports each month that help Spanish speakers stay healthy, prevent diseases, compare the effectiveness of medical treatments, and obtain high-quality and safe health care. This new audio series, Healthcare 411 en Español, will be available at the Healthcare 411 Web site, where consumers can subscribe and download the segments. The AHRQ will also distribute these audio reports to Spanish-language radio stations nationwide. Healthcare 411 en Español can be found at http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/espanoix.htm; for an English version go to www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov.

In a recent study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, researchers found that temporal artery thermometry is a reliable and accurate method to measure temperature in children younger than 24 months. Using temporal artery thermometry included comfort benefits to children, decreased risks associated with the rectal thermometry, improved the...

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