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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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What Are The Most Effective Operating Room Infection Control Practices?

While hospitals grapple with what OR infection control procedures work best, a new study of Texas hospitals has determined two areas that stand out:...
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Sometimes You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Has this ever happened to you? One of your friends meets up with mutual co-workers for lunch every Friday. You ask to join, but...
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Emoji Fans Take Heart: Scientists Pinpoint 27 States Of Emotion

Did your kids happen to drag you to go see The Emoji Movie this summer? In case you missed it, the story features a protagonist...
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Yoga And Meditation Improve Brain Function And Energy Levels

Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study. The study from...
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Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease & Other Cardiometabolic Diseases

As a nurse, you already know that diet is linked to overall health, especially our heart health. What we eat on a daily basis...
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How We Recall The Past

When we have a new experience, the memory of that event is stored in a neural circuit that connects several parts of the hippocampus...
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No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ for Boosting Patient Satisfaction

The factors that determine the level of patient satisfaction with pediatric care vary significantly depending on which departmental setting patients receive treatment within a...
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Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad Can Make You Feel Worse

Pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat, while embracing your darker moods can actually make you feel better in the long run,...
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Here’s Another Reason To Quit Smoking…

A recent paper published in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, finds that current smoking in older people increases the...

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