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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and...
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Wireless Power Can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices In The GI Tract

Imagers, gastric pacemakers and other diagnostic and therapeutic tools could someday transform the way diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are measured and treated. But...
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Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls In The Elderly And Others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before...
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Skip The Soda, Opt For The Stairs To Feel More Energized

We've all done it -that moment during a shift where you are seriously lagging and all you can think of is caffeine, caffeine, caffeine!!!...
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Why Did We See ‘The Dress’ Differently? Answer Lies In The Shadows

Remember "the dress" that went viral a few years ago? You couldn't miss it -on news feeds, facebook, instagram, the nightly news. The photo...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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Does Employment of More Nurse Assistants Lead to Higher Mortality Rates And Lower Quality...

It's an important topic we've talked about before -do hospitals that employ more nurse assistants relative to the number of professionally qualified nurses have...
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Nursing Stats You’ve Never Heard Of — Until Now!

The creator of this infographic hesitates to call it an infographic in the truest sense. However, that’s what we’re calling it! And it’s a...
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New App Could Be Game Changer For Code Blue Team

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped during...
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Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients

Jordin Purcell-Riess has worked as a registered nurse at the emergency department at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., for three years. She describes...

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