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Hospitals Offer Bonuses, Free Housing And Tuition To Recruit Nurses

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children? Hospitals and other medical facilities are offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives...
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Did You See It? –Nurse’s Flu Video Goes Viral

A Florida nurse urges people to wash their “stinkin’ hands” and avoid the “cesspool of funky flu at the ER” unless they have a...
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Surgeon Uses iPhone To Diagnose His Own Cancer

A vascular surgeon using his own neck to test an iPhone-based portable ultrasonic scanner found that cancerous cells were present. MIT Technology Review reported, "Black-and gray...
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Supercomputers Help Identify Brain Tumors

Primary brain tumors encompass a wide range of tumors depending on the cell type, the aggressiveness, and stage of tumor. Quickly and accurately characterizing...
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Smart Bandage Could Promote Better, Faster Healing

Imagine a bandage made of electrically conductive fibers coated in a gel that can be individually loaded with infection-fighting antibiotics, tissue-regenerating growth factors, painkillers...
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A Textile Material That Keeps Itself Germ-Free?

Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections - a textile that disinfects itself. And independent tests show it can...
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One Vaccine Injection Could Carry Many Doses

Leave it to good ol' MIT to potentially revolutionize drug and vaccine delivery. Are you ready for this? MIT engineers have invented a new 3-D...
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5 Tips to Make Sense of Cyber Security

It's no secret that kids have a sense of invincibility. While that trait can bring some endearing reminders of the innocence of childhood, it...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...
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New LanguageLine App Puts More Than 8,000 Interpreters in Users’ Pockets

LanguageLine Solutions® has added an iPhone application to its mobile lineup, putting the power of more than 8,000 world-class interpreters in users' pockets. InSight for iPhone allows...

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