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Fist-Bumps, High-Fives More Hygienic Than Handshakes

A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control provides further evidence that fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare setting. Dave Whitworth, PhD, of Aberystwyth University in the United King... Continue Reading


Scott & White – Cedar Park West Clinic Offers Computerized ADHD Testing

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition characterized by more than normal difficulty with focus, behavior control, impulsivity and hyperactivity. It affects nine percent of children younger than 18 and about ap... Continue Reading


Inadequate Mental Health Care For Blacks With Depression And Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment. Those who do seek treatment for ... Continue Reading


Slow Walking Speed, Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints. People who tested positive f... Continue Reading


Early Warning Sign For Babies At Risk Of Autism: Early Joint Attention Predicts Later Autism Symptoms

Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) earlier in life, researchers are exploring the subtleties of babies' interactions with others and h... Continue Reading


Monitoring Pulse After Stroke May Prevent A Second Stroke

New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke. Th... Continue Reading


Life Expectancy Gains Threatened As More Older Americans Suffer From Multiple Medical Conditions

With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life ... Continue Reading


International Team Sheds New Light On Biology Underlying Schizophrenia

As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated wit... Continue Reading


Vitamin D Deficiency Raises Risk Of Schizophrenia Diagnosis

Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (... Continue Reading


Are State Medicaid Policies Sentencing People With Mental Illnesses To Prison?

Researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics have linked tighter Medicaid policies governing antipsychotic drugs with increased incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals. The study comes amid media scrutiny over ... Continue Reading


Missing Sleep May Hurt Your Memory

Lack of sleep, already considered a public health epidemic, can also lead to errors in memory, finds a new study by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine. The study, published online in the journal Psychol... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

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Clinical Services Ssupervisor (Hospice - Home Care)
Presbyterian Medical Services
Farmington, NM

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Superior Home Health
San Antonio, TX

Nurse Practitioner
Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio Region
Dayton, Ohio

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
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