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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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Doc Uses Social Network To Diagnose Fatal Condition

. . When a 14 year-old boy visited the physician's office with a persistent cough, the primary care physician ran all the standard tests – yet...
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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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Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher Quality Care

When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters. Patients get the best care when they are...
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Connected Home Conveniences

For busy families juggling to keep up with the pace of life, technology brings convenience and peace of mind to home life, making things...
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Twitter Offers Valuable Insights Into the Experience of MRI Patients

MRI's can be a stressful experience for many people, but clinicians have few ways to track the thoughts and feelings of their patients regarding...
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Implantable Wireless Devices Trigger, and May Block, Pain Signals

Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate -- and, in...
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Screen Time Or Story Time?

Pediatricians, educators, and parents have always agreed on at least one thing: reading to your toddler - early on in life and regularly -...
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Checking the Symptom Checkers

More than a third of adults nationwide regularly use the Internet to help diagnose their ailments. They often start with online search engines, which...
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Did You Read it? – “What Happens in the Hospital Doesn’t Stay in the...

. As a nurse, you know (all too well!) the importance of protecting your patients’ privacy. But what happens when healthcare providers show blatant disregard...

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