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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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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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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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Olympus Partners Goes Back To School With Soliant Health Acquisition

Stamford, Conn.-based private equity firm Olympus Partners (Olympus) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire education and healthcare staffing provider Soliant Heal...
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Virtual And Mixed Reality Inferior To Traditional Learning In Anatomy Education

A study from McMaster University has shown that traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media. The research suggests that virtual ...
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High School Students Can Save Lives Too

Severe bleeding from traumatic injuries during disasters or accidents can lead to death in as little as five minutes. People can save lives if they act fast to stop the bleedi...
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Families Of Youth With Autism Face Big Barriers To Care, Gaps In Services

New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism—and their families—as they transition from adolescence t...
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All Asthma Patients Should Have A Plan For An Asthma Attack

The tragic death of 13-year-old Broadway actress Laurel Griggs last week from a severe asthma attack highlights the need for effective asthma control and a plan for dealing wi...
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A Voice For Mental Health In Academia

So pervasive is the image of a graduate student toiling away for endless hours in the lab, frantically trying to crack the latest scientific conundrum. How did we get there? ...
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New Online Curriculum Equips Nurses To Lead Innovation By Offering Training In Design Thinking

Nurses make up the largest and most trusted group of health care professionals, work on the front lines of the health care system, and are frequently called on to devise on-th...
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Teens With Autism Can Master Daily Living Skills When Parents Teach, Reach for iPads

As adults, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be highly dependent on family members or assistance programs for their day-to-day living needs. It has been repo...
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First Aid For Severe Trauma Curriculum Being Developed For High Schools

A life-saving course is in development to train high school students around the country how to deliver first aid skills for severely injured trauma victims. The education and ...
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Robots Can Learn How To Support Teachers In Class Sessions

Robots can take just three hours to successfully learn techniques which can be used to support teachers in a classroom environment, according to new research. The study, publ...
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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Receives HEED Award For Excellence In Diversity

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine...
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Education Resources, Inc. To Offer New Online Sessions "Therapies In The School Conference 6"

Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) is offering a new online series "Therapies in the School Conference 6," taught by nationally acclaimed experts including Anne Buckley Reen, Sue...
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AACN Grants Support Clinical Research To Influence High-Acuity And Critical Care Nursing Practice

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) announces the recipients of its annual research grants. Clinicians and researchers are invited to submit projects by No...
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Young Adults Not Seeking Treatment For Substance Use Disorders

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder in some cases, multiple substance use disorders and not seeking help, according to a study published...
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Walls Of Art Tell The Story Of UCLA School Of Nursing

When you enter the UCLA School of Nursing lobby, your attention is quickly drawn to three beautiful paintings adorning the walls. One depicts a small woman shaking hands with ...
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Managing Your Child's Asthma In The Fall: What Parents Should Know

Allergies and other environmental factors can make asthma harder to manage when the season changes to fall. It's especially challenging for kids, in part because they have sm...
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Teens Share Stories To Deter Other Students From Using Tobacco

An innovative strategy called Teens Against Tobacco Use showed promise as an effective strategy to deter tobacco use in middle and high school students, according to a researc...
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Researchers Identify Relationship Between Motor Competence And Executive Function In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Research has found that both motor competence and executive function can be directly tied to school performance. Children with poor fine motor function may focus on physical t...
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Texas Woman's University Partners With Keypath Education To Deliver Two Online Family Nurse Practitioner Programs

Texas Woman's University (TWU), one of the nation's leading providers of high-quality nurses, will partner with Keypath Education, a leading online program management provider...
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Facility Dog ‘Shetland’ Helps Next Generation Of Health Care Providers

Future military health care providers are learning new ways to care for patients thanks to the help of a two-year-old Golden Labrador Retriever mix named Shetland. The Unifor...
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3D Virtual Reality Models Help Yield Better Surgical Outcomes

A UCLA-led study has found that using three-dimensional virtual reality models to prepare for kidney tumor surgeries resulted in substantial improvements, including shorter op...
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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Named 2019 Best Schools For Men In Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been named a 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing by the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN). It is being recognize...
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