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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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Personalized Medicine: Pharmacogenomics 101

Pharmacogenomics, the study of how genes affect the way medicines work in your body, is helping advance personalized medicine and allowing healthcare providers nationwide...
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UV Rays Help Cut Superbug Transmissions

In a hospital, what you can't see could hurt you. Healthcare facilities continue to battle drug-resistant organisms such as MRSA that loiter on surfaces...
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A Nation In Pain

Most American adults have experienced some level of pain, from brief to more lasting pain, and from relatively minor to more severe pain, according...
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Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls In The Elderly And Others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before...
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Our Ancestors Probably Didn’t Get 8 Hours A Night, Either

They stay up late into the evening, average less than 6.5 hours of sleep and rarely nap. College students during final exams? Working moms?...
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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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What Most Chronic Pain Patients Don’t Tell You

More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these...
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5 Things Hospitals Can Do to Improve Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first...
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Low Fat Diet Reduces Body Fat More Than Cutting Carbs

In a recent study, restricting dietary fat led to body fat loss at a rate 68 percent higher than cutting the same number of...

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