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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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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...

New Risk-Based Methodology For Reporting Diagnostic Lab Results

A major study of electronic medical records by researchers at Florence A. Rothman Institute (FARI) introduced a new model for reporting laboratory test results,...
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Mobile App Records Our Erratic Eating Habits

Breakfast, lunch and dinner? For too many of us, the three meals of the day go more like: morning meeting pastry, mid-afternoon energy drink...
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Researchers Identify Role of Soft Palate in Flu Virus Transmission

National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues identified a previously unappreciated role for the soft palate during research to better understand how influenza...
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Can A Chat With A Nurse Really Persuade Patients To Quit Smoking?

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her...
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Do You Disinfect Your Steth After Each Use?

Do you disinfect your stethoscope after each use? A recent study revealed that the contamination level of a stethoscope diaphragm after a single use is...
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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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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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Skip The Soda, Opt For The Stairs To Feel More Energized

We've all done it -that moment during a shift where you are seriously lagging and all you can think of is caffeine, caffeine, caffeine!!!...

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