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Mental Health Conferences, Events, and Education

Mental Health Conferences &
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Primary Care Conference
02/02/2015 - 02/05/2015

Primary Care Conference
03/08/2015 - 03/09/2015

Phamacology Update
03/10/2015 - 03/11/2015

2015 Conference on Pediatric Health Care
03/11/2015 - 03/14/2015
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners NAPNAP

Pharmacology Update
04/20/2015 - 04/21/2015

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Thumbs-Up For Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm

A paralysed woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling the arm with a range of complex hand movements. Thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburg... Continue Reading

Disaster Readiness For Children

Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD, director of the Trauma Program and Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, is guest editor of the issue of Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. This issue focuses on Disaster Read... Continue Reading

Use Of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Number Of Illicit Drugs Declines Among US Teens

A national survey of students in US middle schools and high schools shows some important improvements in levels of substance use. Both alcohol and cigarette use in 2014 are at their lowest points since the study began in 1975. Use of a number of ill... Continue Reading

Study Links ADHD And Conduct Disorder With Increased Alcohol And Tobacco Use In Young Teens

A new study links ADHD and conduct disorder in young adolescents with increased alcohol and tobacco use. The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study is among the first to assess such an association in this age group. Conduct disorder is ... Continue Reading

Researchers Identify A Therapeutic Strategy That May Treat A Childhood Neurological Disorder

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a possible therapy to treat neurofibromatosis type 1 or NF1, a childhood neurological disease characterized by learning deficits and autism that is caused by inherited mutations in the gene e... Continue Reading

War Metaphors For Cancer Hurt Certain Prevention Behaviors

It's not unusual for people to use war metaphors such as "fight" and "battle" when trying to motivate patients with cancer. But a new University of Michigan study indicates that using those words can have an unintended negative effect. David Hauser... Continue Reading

Scripps Florida Scientists Win Grant To Uncover Ways To Erase Toxic PTSD Memories

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded $2.3 million from the Department of Health and Human Services of the National Institutes of Health to better understand how memories are stored in the hopes... Continue Reading

New Way To Diagnose Brain Damage From Concussions, Strokes, And Dementia

New optical diagnostic technology developed at Tufts University School of Engineering promises new ways to identify and monitor brain damage resulting from traumatic injury, stroke or vascular dementia -- in real time and without invasive procedures.... Continue Reading

Rate Of Prescribing Psychotropic Drugs To Kentucky Kids Studied At UofL

Researchers with the Child and Adolescent Health Research Design and Support Unit (CAHRDS Unit) at the University of Louisville have begun a study to examine one of Kentucky’s most vexing children’s health issues: the higher-than-average rate of psyc... Continue Reading

Hepatitis C Ruled Out As Cause Of Mental Impairment In HIV Patients

Advances in treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have made it possible for people with HIV to survive much longer. As they age, however, many experience impaired thinking, memory loss, mood swings and other evidence of impaired mental fun... Continue Reading

Roller Coaster Rides Trigger Stroke In Young Boy

Riding a couple roller coasters at an amusement park appears to have triggered an unusual stroke in a 4-year-old boy, according to a report in the journal Pediatric Neurology. The sudden acceleration, deceleration and rotational forces on the head a... Continue Reading

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Physical Therapists Outpatient Services
Sky Lakes Medical Center
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Search Reopenes Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Search Reopenes Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0446) - Search Reopenes Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch
Pasco Hernando State College

Physical Therapist
Shriners Hospitals For Children
Shreveport, Louisiana

Full-Time Registered Occupational Therapist
East Central Boces
Eastern, Colorado

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