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So Long, Stethoscope? New Device and iPhone Alter Exams

The iconic stethoscope we've become accustomed to draping around our necks may someday be replaced by smartphones and a new portable device, called HeartBuds,...
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5 Best Apps For a Healthy Mind

We’ve previously written about great apps designed to help improve your physical fitness, but what if you are looking for ways to improve your...
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“Why Does It Take a Movie Robot to Show What Nurses Really Do?” –...

It’s no secret that Hollywood portrayals of nurses are, uh, inaccurate at best. That’s why we knew nurse and author Kelli Dunham’s NPR article, which shares her...
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What To Expect In The World of Nursing For 2016

The field of medicine is in a constant state of evolution, and nurses are at the heart of these changes. Each year brings new...
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A New Way to Monitor Vital Signs?

We may one day be able to monitor patients' vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing...
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PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN! – Distracted Walking is a Serious Issue

Hopefully you aren't walking and reading this on your smart phone at the same time. But if you are, you're not alone. A new...
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5 Tech Tools Every Student Nurse Needs

Somehow I’ve become a professional student. I’ve been going to school for way too long, for a variety of different reasons. Currently I’m proclaiming...
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Defeating Breast Cancer Through Crowdsourcing

A California software company, http://www.YourScan.org, has put out a call to women who have had to face the difficult diagnosis of breast cancer:  Donate...
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TED Talks: The Future of Medicine

Take this tour of medicine's future with some of the trailblazers charting its course. Once you've seen a transplantable human kidney created from a...
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WATCH: A Rap Video on the Importance of Hand Hygiene

Let’s take a look at the lighter side of infection prevention with this fun video about the importance of hand-washing! In the video below, UAB Medicine employees, led...

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