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Dec. 1 - 06

105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting

Radiological Society of North America

Dec. 4 - 06

Cannabis Care 2019: Nursing and Science

The American Cannabis Nurses Association

Dec. 8 - 12

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

June 14, 2020 - 17, 2020

NADONA's 33rd Annual Conference

NADONA

July 10, 2020 - 12, 2020

ASHA Connect 2020

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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American Nurses Association Releases 13 Updated Policies on Prevention and Care For HIV and Related Conditions

The American Nurses Association (ANA) releases 13 updated policy statements on the prevention and care for HIV and related conditions. The updated statements will serve as a g...
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Building A Better Flu Shot

Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infe...
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Choking Deaths In U.S. Children Drop By 75 Percent In Past 50 Years

Children’s deaths from choking on small objects dropped by 75 percent from 1968 to 2017, according to a report published in JAMA. Various choking hazard regulations enacted du...
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More Medical Students Are Telling Their Schools About Their Disabilities, And Schools Are Responding, Study Finds

The percentage of medical students who told their schools that they have a disability rose sharply in recent years, a new study shows. Medical schools made changes, called ac...
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Holidays On The Spectrum

For people on the autism spectrum, the festive trappings and traditions of the holiday season are potential pitfalls. Glaring lights, blaring music and bustling crowds can eas...
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What You Need To Know Before You Buy An At-Home Genetic Test

By Dani Kupperman, Genetic Counselor at Danbury Hospital, Jessica Lipschutz, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital, and Susan Ingram, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital Su...
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Cancer Linked With A More Than Doubled Risk Of Dying From Stroke

People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the...
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Gut Microbes Alter Characteristics Of Norovirus Infection

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as cruise ships, nursing homes, scho...
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Critical Pediatric Heart Deaths Drop By 24 % At PC4 Hospitals

Eighteen pediatric heart centers were able to significantly reduce deaths and improve care for children with critical heart conditions after committing to transparent data sha...
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New UCLA Study Finds Short-Term Visit To Severely Polluted City Is Bad For Your Health

A new study by researchers at UCLA shows that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city can be detrimental to one’s health. The study involved 26 non-smoking, health...
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New Hospital Tech Disrupts Doctors' And Nurses' Jobs, Forces Improvisation To Ensure Patient Safety

Doctors and nurses must adapt their routines and improvise their actions to ensure continued patient safety, and for their roles to be effective and to matter as new technolog...
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Cannabis Reduces Headache And Migraine Pain By Nearly Half

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a Washington State Univers...
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Babies In The Womb May See More Than We Thought

By the second trimester, long before a baby's eyes can see images, they can detect light. But the light-sensitive cells in the developing retina -- the thin sheet of brain-li...
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Potent Antimicrobial Found That Shows Promise In Fighting Staph Infections

Research led by scientists from McMaster University has yielded a potent antimicrobial that works against the toughest infectious disease strains. The find could be the beginn...
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New Flu Drug Drives Drug Resistance In Influenza Viruses

On January 31, 2019, an 11-year old boy in Japan went to a medical clinic with a fever. The providers there diagnosed him with influenza, a strain called H3N2, and sent him ho...
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First-In-Human Pilot Imaging Study Shows Improved Heart Attack Prediction

Doctors need better ways to detect and monitor heart disease, the leading cause of death in industrialized countries. A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers ...
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Injection Of Magnetizable Fluid Could Extend Trauma Patients’ Survival Time

Inspired by their use in mechanical systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers are testing a magnetically-actuated fluidic valve to use in trauma patients suff...
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Nanotechnology Could Provide The Breakthrough For Pre-Eclampsia Which Kills 500,000 Babies Each Year

University of South Australia biomedical engineer Dr Marnie Winter has been awarded US$100,000 from the world’s largest private foundation to help better understand and tackle...
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Shaking Head To Get Rid Of Water In Ears Could Cause Brain Damage

Trapped water in the ear canal can cause infection and even damage, but it turns out that one of the most common methods people use to get rid of water in their ears can also ...
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Diabetes Course Inspires Healthy Choices In High-Schoolers

For Lola McPherren, learning about diabetes is personal. The Juanita High School ninth-grader had a grandfather with diabetes. She recalled that he gave himself a shot of insu...
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This Thanksgiving, Talk Turkey About Family Health History

By Dani Kupperman, Genetic Counselor at Danbury Hospital, Jessica Lipschutz, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital, and Susan Ingram, Genetic Counselor at Norwalk Hospital Su...
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Wound Healing In Mucous Tissues Could Ward Off AIDS

Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a recent study has...
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Autism Study Tracks Musical Rhythm As Possible Treatment

Researchers from the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine are partnering to study musical rhythm synchronizatio...
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Regenstrief, IU Study Finds Assigning Hospitalists By Unit Has Both Pros And Cons

Researchers from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine have conducted the first time-motion study in more than a decade to assess the impact of geogr...
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Protection For Pacemakers

ETH scientists have developed a special protective membrane made of cellulose that significantly reduces the build-up of fibrotic tissue around cardiac pacemaker implants, as ...
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