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NAPNAP

May 18 - 23

2018 Conference

American Academy of Physician Assistants

June 2 - 06

Summer Meetings and Exhibition

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

June 11 - 14

Destin 2018 Conference

Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts

June 22 - 27

2018 NADONA 31st National Conference

NADONA

June 26 - July 1

2018 National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

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Artificial Intelligence: Is It the “Next Big Thing” In Healthcare?

ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held a session this afternoon, “Is Artificial Intelligence the Next Big Thing in Healthcare Decisio...
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Air Pollution Associated With Acute Respiratory Distress Hospitalization Of Elderly

In a new study, researchers found significant associations between seniors’ long-term exposure to two types of air pollution and hospitalization for acute respiratory distres...
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AVATS Surgery Shown To Be Option For Patients Deemed “Inoperable”

A new study demonstrates that awake video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (AVATS) – a minimally invasive procedure that is done under local anesthesia and sedation – is a safe ...
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Quitting Smoking, But Not Cutting Back, Linked To Better Lung Health

Long-term light smokers appear to be at greater risk for lung function decline, emphysema and obstructive lung disease than heavy smokers who quit, according to new research p...
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Texas Tech Student Creates 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand For Local Child Using Library Makerspace

Eight-year-old Toby Carrizales loves Spider-Man. Spider-Man’s true identity, Peter Parker, is more than he seems. He is a man who lives to save others, a man who has great po...
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Subtle Hearing Loss While Young Changes Brain Function, Study Finds

Cranking up your headphones or scrambling for a front-row spot at rock shows could be damaging more than your hearing. New research from The Ohio State University has found ...
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Injectable Bandage Targets Fatal Internal Bleeding

While several products are available to quickly seal surface wounds, rapidly stopping fatal internal bleeding has proven more difficult. Now researchers from the Department of...
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Research Supports Restrictions On Opioid-Containing Cough And Cold Medicines For Children

Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those containing codeine, according to ...
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Pregnant Smokers May Reduce Harm Done to Baby’s Lungs by Taking Vitamin C

Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C, according to a new randomized, controll...
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Palliative Care May Reduce Suicide Risk In Veterans With Advanced Lung Cancer

Palliative care appears to reduce the risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, according to new research presented at the ATS 2018 International ...
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Hotter Bodies Fight Infections And Tumors Better -- Researchers Show How

The hotter our body temperature, the more our bodies speed up a key defence system that fights against tumours, wounds or infections, new research by a multidisciplinary team ...
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New 3D Printer Can Create Complex Biological Tissues

A UCLA Samueli-led team has developed a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. The advance could be a step toward on-demand pr...
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Daily Egg Consumption May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

People who consume an egg a day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases compared with eating no eggs, suggests a study carried out in China, published...
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Eczema Drug Effective Against Severe Asthma

Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’ ability to breathe better th...
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The Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing To Graduate Largest Ever PhD Class At 2018 Ceremony

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class will be the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students—u...
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Immune Cells Hold Promise In Slowing Down ALS

Recent research from Houston Methodist Hospital showed that a new immunotherapy was safe for patients with ALS and also revealed surprising results that could bring hope to pa...
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New Hope For Women With Fistula Injuries

The health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries have outgrown many of the childbirth-related injuries that are still very problematic in poor c...
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1 In 10 Parents Say Their Child Has Gotten Sick From Spoiled Or Contaminated Food

No parent wants to come home from a picnic or restaurant with a little one whose stomachache turns into much worse. But few parents are using some simple strategies to protec...
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Multidisciplinary Lung Health Clinic Helps Low-Income Patients

A new study demonstrates that a comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinic for low-income and homeless individuals with respiratory disease can decrease no-show rates and prov...
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Inpatient Opioid Use And Insufficient Weaning Pre-Discharge May Increase Outpatient Opioid Prescription Use

Patients who receive an opioid for most of their hospital stay and patients who are still taking an opioid within 12 hours of being discharged from the hospital appear more li...
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In Utero Exposure To Carbon Monoxide Increases Infants’ Risk Of Poor Lung Function

ATS 2018, San Diego, CA –Exposure to elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in utero increases infants’ risk of poor lung function at one month after birth, according to new ...
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Ozone Exposure At Birth Increases Risk Of Asthma Development

A long-term study of the health of Canadian children has found that exposure to ozone (O3), a common air pollutant, at birth was associated with an 82% increased risk of devel...
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Researchers Operate Lab-Grown Heart Cells By Remote Control

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart c...
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'Living Drug Factories' May One Day Replace Injections

Patients with diabetes generally rely on constant injections of insulin to control their disease. But MIT spinout Sigilon Therapeutics is developing an implantable, insulin-pr...
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