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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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Study Finds Nursing Workforce Is Growing More Diverse And Educated

More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor's degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a...
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Twitter Offers Valuable Insights Into the Experience of MRI Patients

MRI's can be a stressful experience for many people, but clinicians have few ways to track the thoughts and feelings of their patients regarding...
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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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Does Employment of More Nurse Assistants Lead to Higher Mortality Rates And Lower Quality...

It's an important topic we've talked about before -do hospitals that employ more nurse assistants relative to the number of professionally qualified nurses have...

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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Developing The Tools To Find New Generation Antibiotics

Scientists at the University of York have taken an important step in the search to find new antibiotics that are effective against resistant bacteria....
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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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Report Reveals Parents Less Resistant to Vaccines

The Medscape Vaccine Acceptance Report showed that 42% of clinicians surveyed find moms and dads more accepting of childhood immunizations since the recent measles...

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