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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Research team evaluating Lyme disease in province

St. FX research assistant Jennifer Dunn, back left, environmental science professor Hugo Beltrami, nursing associate professor Patti Hansen-Ketchum, nursing associate professor Donna MacDougall, front left, and Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn gathered at his office to discuss ongoing research into Lyme disease in Nova Scotia and legislation regarding ... (more)


Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Canada, World News,

14 hrs ago | Medical News

Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to...

Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, UC San Francisco, Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Medical News

Nurses who are motivated primarily by desire to help others are more likely to burn out on job

Nurses who are motivated primarily by the desire to help others, rather than by enjoyment of the work itself or the lifestyle it makes possible, are more likely to burn out on the job, University of Akron researchers say.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Akron, Health

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Port Charlotte nursing home on watch list after patient death

Signature Healthcare of Port Charlotte has been placed on the US Nursing Home Watch List.


Related Topix: Medicine, Florida, Florida Government

Romsey Advertiser

Children's hospital criticised

The Care Quality Commission said that Alder Hey Children's Hospital, which is one of Europe's busiest hospitals for youngsters, was falling down in its care for critically ill youngsters and its outpatient services.


Related Topix: Medicine

Inside Bay Area

Olivia Wilde breast-feeding photo sparks new round of the Mommy Wars

Like some people across the social media universe, I was thrilled by the recent Glamour magazine photo of actress Olivia Wilde, posed in a diner, right breast partially exposed to feed her 5-month-old son.


Related Topix: Medicine

KGNS-TV Laredo

LCC graduates vocational nursing students

The local medical community is set to receive a boost in workforce as 30 vocational nursing students graduated from Laredo Community College's one-year vocational nursing program.


Related Topix: Medicine

Specialized care for children reaches new heights

Steady and smooth, they comforted, measured and tried to heal. Raylynn Martinez, just 11 days old, had been running a fever of 103 when her mother, Casey Daugherty, brought her to the ER in her hometown of Bridgeport.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

East Anglian Daily Times

Ipswich: Grandmother's death sparks investigation into care of...

Ipswich Hospital has made major changes to the way it cares for critically-ill patients after a 77-year-old grandmother died following a routine operation to remove gall stones, an inquest has heard.


Related Topix: Medicine

Bangor Daily News

Holistic nursing care

A category 2 abdominal pain patient was brought into room 5 from the waiting room of my ERa She was an early 20 something who happened to be 17 weeks pregnanta she was complaining of diffuse belly pain, fever and nausea that had escalated over 48 hours.


Related Topix: Health, Pain, Reiki

The News

Students graduate from WTC Practical Nursing program

STUDENTS GRADUATING FROM WTC Practical Nursing program included: Ashley Kinder of Coward, Suzette McKenzie of Andrews, Denise Jordan of Florence, Natalie Poston of Johnsonville, Decreasa Durant of Florence, Melissa Forster of Coward, Olivia Reynolds of Kingstree, Shenay Sefer of Kingstree, Casey Watford of Coward, Alyssa McCoy of Pamplico, Shannon ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Coward, SC, Florence, SC, Kingstree, SC, Pamplico, SC

Thurrock Gazette

Politicians back campaign to scrap hospital car park charges

Stephen Metcalfe, MP for South Basildon & East Thurrock is backing a national campaign calling for an end to what has become a "stealth tax on the poor and vulnerable".


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Poor health literacy poses risks for pacemaker, defibrillator patients

The study examined literacy among patients with medical conditions that are common among patients with pacemakers and defibrillators.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Columbia University


Audit: Redbanks Skilled Nursing Center a 'HIPPA Compliance Disaster'

Allegations of questionable contracts, security lapses and HIPAA violations put a Henderson nursing home facility under fire.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medicare Patients Often See Nurses Instead Of Doctors For Skin Problems

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are taking on more and more responsibility for primary care these days.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology

WTOC-TV Savannah

New hospital opens in Liberia to treat Ebola patients

The Ebola epidemic is spreading in West Africa; 1,145 people have died. Liberia is one of the worst-affected nations.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine