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Keeping a stiff upper lip can hurt your health following death of a loved one

Keeping a stiff upper lip can hurt your health following death of a loved one Some people facing the loss of a loved one try to maintain their composure, but it's healthier t...
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Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Releases Children's Book to Help Parents Talk to Kids about Cancer

Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton Releases Children's Book to Help Parents Talk to Kids about Cancer A new children's book, Fritzy Finds a Hat, written by Olympic Gold Med...
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Patient Power® Cancer Patient Survey Shows Majority of Patients Willing to Participate in Clinical Trials and Find Them Beneficial

Patient Power®, which delivers patient-powered journalism, information and opportunities to engage with and connect to the cancer community, reports that results from the firs...
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The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is collaborating with nurses in academic and clinical centers across Northeast Ohio to mark 2020 as “The International Year of the N...
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Visual Dysfunction eLearning Course for Health Professionals Now Offered by Lighthouse Guild

Lighthouse Guild has launched a one-hour online program on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and visual dysfunction designed for healthcare professionals, such as optometrists, reh...
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Electronic Caregiver debuts game-changing Virtual Caregiver at HIMSS20

An alarming number of people will not be able to rely on loved ones to care for them in old age, as the caregiver gap continues to widen. According to the AARP Public Policy I...
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Patient step counts predict lung cancer treatment outcomes, study finds

Lung cancer patients who are inactive prior to chemoradiation are less likely to tolerate treatment and more likely to see their cancer return Numerous studies have shown tha...
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Simple tool shows life expectancy after dementia diagnosis

Simple tool shows life expectancy after dementia diagnosis Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and from the Netherlands have developed a simple tool that shows the survival ...
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'Very active' flu season continues as a second wave could be coming

The 2019-20 flu season continues to be more active than normal, with Influenza B the leading type of virus among patients nationwide. But patient visits were down compared to ...
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Demand for Nurses in 2020 Expected to Draw More Men than Ever

“All nurses are created equal” - nursing student David Conley Nursing continues to be one of the most in-demand professions nationwide and while the field continues to be dom...
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UNC Greensboro doctoral nursing student recognized for public health research

UNC Greensboro doctoral nursing student recognized for public health research Jaimee Lee Watts, a doctoral nursing student at UNC Greensboro, was named one of 13 “Students Wh...
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Alzheimer's: New ultrasound technique significantly improves brain performance

In neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or Multiple Sclerosis, brain neurons are constantly being lost, resulting in memory lapses, speech di...
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Happy Holidays and have a great New Year!

Thank you so much for being a part of the NEWS-Line family this year. Our best to you and your friends, family and work crew from all of us! Have a terrific holiday season, st...
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Stanford Children's Health opens new inpatient cancer center and outpatient heart center--boosting capacity for specialty care

Stanford Children's Health opens new inpatient cancer center and outpatient heart center--boosting capacity for specialty careThis month two new patient care areas opened at L...
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Yale Cancer Center study shows using checkpoint inhibitors promising for patients with myeloid cancers

Yale Cancer Center study shows using checkpoint inhibitors promising for patients with myeloid cancers New findings by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital re...
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Record Number of Applicants to Take 2020 Obesity Medicine Certification Exam

A record 1,001 physicians applied to take the 2020 American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification exam, which tests doctors for their competency in treating obesity. ...
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Think Like a Crab - Study by MU scientist and team could contribute to future breakthroughs in understanding the brain and neurological disease

A crab’s nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become “out of whack,” which can contribute to the development of neurolog...
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Researchers Say 30% of Patients Taking Opioids Experience Adverse Drug Interactions

Patients who do not disclose use of other medications are at higher risk of adverse drug interactions and addiction, according to new research in The Journal of the American O...
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People Living With Type 2 Diabetes Want Information and Empathy From Their Doctors More Than New Medications

MyHealthTeams, creator of the largest and fastest-growing social networks for people facing chronic health conditions, today unveiled new research conducted among the more tha...
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An Innovative Approach to Designing Adaptive Clothing with Samanta Bullock Blog Squad

Mai Ling Chan, MS, CCC-SLP, and Martyn Sibley, Xceptional Leaders Podcast co-hosts, chat with Samanta Bullock about her innovative approach to designing adaptive clothing. Wi...
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New Report Reveals LGBTQ Seniors Face Critical Challenges Accessing Aging Services

On Lok and Openhouse released results from a groundbreaking new report by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which aims to tackle a wide range of unique chall...
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Team Up to Connect Blood Cancer Patients to Clinical Trials that Can Lead to New and Better Treatments

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced a collaboration to expand access to LLS's unique free service providing clinical t...
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American International College Research Finds that XRHealth's VR Therapy is a More Reliable Clinical Tool for Physical Therapy Examination Than Standard Goniometric Method

XRHealth, the leading provider of extended reality and therapeutic AR and VR applications for the medical industry, announced that American International College conducted res...
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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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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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