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New Way to Fix a Broken Heart?

By tracking a single cell in a growing heart, scientists from Stanford University have discovered a cell type that could repair damaged arteries. Coronary artery...
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Missed Nursing Care Due To Low Nurse Staffing Increases Patient Mortality

Failure to deliver complete nursing care explains why hospitals with lower registered nursing (RN) staff levels have a higher risk of patient death, a...
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Millennials Connect With Telemedicine

Age makes a difference when it comes to knowledge and acceptance of telemedicine which is gaining attention from providers and regulators for its potential...
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Study Examines Cancer-Care Outcomes Among US Hospitals

Decades of research have shown that cancer survival outcomes can vary widely depending on where patients receive care. But efforts to rank hospitals by...
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Love Actually: Americans Agree On What Makes People ‘Feel The Love’

Americans may disagree on many things, but love might not be one of them. According to researchers, people in the U.S. largely agree about...
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Underestimating Childhood Stress

There are many pressing health topics affecting parents, children and physicians during the critical back-to school season.  One often overlooked area is the stress that...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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Biology of Addiction

People with addiction lose control over their actions. They crave and seek out drugs, alcohol, or other substances no matter what the cost—even at...
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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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30 Day Readmission Rates to U.S. Hospitals

Hospital readmissions can sometimes feel like a revolving door.  Now a new study from AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) is shedding light...

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