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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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Bouldering Envisioned As New Treatment For Depression

A growing body of research suggests that bouldering, a form of rock climbing, can help build muscle and endurance while reducing stress -- and...
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Do Occupational Factors Affect Reproductive Health And Chronic Disease Risk For Nurses?

A prospective study of more than 20,000 nurses aged 20-45 years, 88% of whom had worked night shifts, reported their most common health issues,...
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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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Should Technology Be Used To Boost Empathy-Based Medicine?

Should existing digital technologies be used to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than...
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Long Shifts Lead To Nurse Burnout And Dissatisfied Patients

Extended work shifts of twelve hours or longer are common and popular among hospital staff nurses, but a study reports that nurses working longer...
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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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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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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and...
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Wireless Power Can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices In The GI Tract

Imagers, gastric pacemakers and other diagnostic and therapeutic tools could someday transform the way diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are measured and treated. But...

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