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Even The Best Healthcare Facilities Can Do More To Prevent Infections

Healthcare-associated infections can be reduced by up to 55 percent by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a review of...
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‘Mindful People’ Feel Less Pain

Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found...
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Patient Beware: Researchers Diagnose Crowdsourced Hospital Ratings

Consumers can go to Google, Yelp and Facebook for crowdsourced insight about the experiences they'll have at a hospital, but they shouldn't expect foolproof...
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20 Health & Safety Tips For Busy Nurses!

As a nurse, you face a great deal of situations that can cause you and your patients harm—a daily fact that can fry your...
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What Do You Think? –Teen ‘Escapes’ From Mayo Clinic

No doubt you've seen the headlines about the Minnesota teenager that "broke out of the hospital." The story has been widely reported, including video...
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Wearable Devices: Useful Medical Insights Or Just More Data?

Do you track your steps with a FitBit or monitor your heart rate with an Apple Watch? Wearable devices are increasingly bought to track and...
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Lead Or Follow: What Sets Leaders Apart?

Leaders are more willing to take responsibility for making decisions that affect the welfare of others. A new study identified the cognitive and neurobiological processes...
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How To Boost Your Wellbeing – The Benefits Of A Growth Mindset

Wellbeing has many facets. One theory of wellbeing – set out by Martin Seligman, one of the pioneers of positive psychology, in his 2012...
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Healthier Hearts Equal Healthier Guts

It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what's inside your...
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Majority Of US Physicians Say They’re Burned Out Or Depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...

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