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1 hr ago | HON

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Many children get anxious or afraid when they have to get a vaccination, but there are a number of ways that parents can make these shots easier for their kids, an expert suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Toddlers, Preschoolers

5 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn medics could fly to conflict zones

SEVERAL medics at the Royal Blackburn Hospital could soon be drafted into conflict zones around the world after offering their services to the Army reserve unit.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | ECNmag

Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy

Many recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York University's Langone Medical Center heroically evacuating over three hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most vulnerable down flights of stairs during the power outage resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New York University

11 hrs ago | Portsmouth Daily Times

SSU opens Hatcher Hall for nursing students

Shawnee State University nursing students are starting off the fall semester in a fresh and new, to them, building.


Related Topix: Medicine, Shawnee State University

15 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Charlotte missionary, doctor deemed Ebola-free, released from hospital

A Charlotte missionary and a Samaritan's Purse-based doctor stricken with Ebola virus, and undergoing treatment in an isolation unit in Atlanta, have both tested clear of the virus and have been discharged from the hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa, Emory University, Infectious Diseases

19 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Johns Hopkins' Dean Emerita Talks Future Of Nursing

On Thursday, Martha N. Hill, dean emerita of Johns Hopkins University and professor of nursing, medicine and public health expounded on this salience at Chautauqua Institution's latest lecture series - "Health Care: From Bench to Bedside."


Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Union anger as nursing course ends

WA's nursing union has condemned a decision by the University of WA to axe a fast-track nursing degree, saying it will add to looming staff shortages.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Experts question value of common superbug control practices

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus superbug control policies in hospitals, according to leading infectious disease experts in a Viewpoint published in The Lancet .


Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

KTVK Phoenix

Group appeals condition for using pot for PTSD

Medical marijuana advocates are appealing conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Arizona, Medicine


More than 200 layoffs at cash-strapped UMC

University Medical Center has eliminated more than 200 positions in a second round of layoffs at Las Vegas' only public hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, University Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV

Andover Advertiser

'Rapid deterioration' of NHS funds

NHS hospitals in England could face a combined deficit of more than A 750 million this year, new figures suggest.


Related Topix: Medicine


4. New restrictions on hydrocodone to take ...

The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration, Food and Drug Administration

Ebola crisis: This is why '75 per cent' of victims are women

About 75 per cent of people contracting Ebola are women because they are often the primary care-givers, nurses and traders, health officials have said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Liberia, World News, Africa


The real story of allied nursing during the First World War

Although allied nurses were admired in their own time for their altruism and courage, their image was distorted by the lens of popular mythology.


The Tribune

Cadavers, a teen, and a med school dream

A 17-year-old Indiana high school student stands among the group of medical students, doctors and nurses working with a scalpel on a cadaver donor.


Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Failure, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Journal

California hospitals say they are ready for Ebola, if it shows up

While California public health officials scrambled to tell residents Wednesday that Ebola does not currently pose a public health risk in California, hospital staff say they are ready if cases do crop up.


Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Daily Herald

Grant funds nursing education center

Elmhurst College has received a $1.5 million state grant that will be used to help finance the Elmhurst College Simulation Center at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, a state-of-the-art laboratory and classroom facility set to open later this month.


Related Topix: Elmhurst College, Medicine, Elmhurst, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Brandon Sun

Made-in-Canada Figure 1 app, an 'Instagram for doctors,'not for the squeamish

The app Figure 1 is shown on an iPhone in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Scrolling through the latest made-in-Canada app success story can turn your stomach in seconds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

Silicon Alley Insider

The Real Reason This Ebola Outbreak Is So Big

When Daniel Bausch , a doctor and associate professor in the department of tropical medicine at Tulane, got to Sierra Leone in July, things were already falling apart.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News, Medicine

Medical News

Researchers examine China's caesarean section rate

Efforts must be made to decrease China's increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a new commentary published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health