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Eastern Nursing Research Society Honoring Penn Nursing’s Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, with Research Award

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Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and the Ruth M. Colket Professor in Pediatric Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will receive the 2017 Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award at its annual conference in Philadelphia on April 7, 2017.

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Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

For the first time, researchers have found a biological basis for financial exploitation in the elderly. The team is led by a Cornell University scientist with collaborators at York University in Toronto.

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UC San Diego Health Named "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality"

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UC San Diego Health has again been named a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization.

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Dr. Anthony Reder Managed a Clinical Trial Site for Ocrelizumab, Newly Approved Breakthrough Multiple Sclerosis Drug

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College of American Pathologists (CAP) Releases 2016 Annual Report Detailing Progress with Improving Patient Care, Advocating for the Specialty, and Advancing Quality

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The College of American Pathologists (CAP) releases its Annual Report, which details improvement to patient care, advances in pathology, and CAP member services

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Bullies and Their Victims Obsessed with Weight-Loss

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School bullies and their victims are more obsessed with weight-loss than anyone else, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

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Providence Medical Technology Receives New FDA 510(K) Clearances and Bolsters Executive Management Team

/PRNewswire/ -- Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue-sparing, cervical-fusion technology, announced the addition of two industry veterans to the commercial leadership team. Scott Lynch has joined the company to lead Global Marketing, and Michael Scott is assuming International leadership. Together, Mr. Lynch and Mr. Scott have over 40 years of relevant industry experience.

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Electronic Health Records Improve Weekend Surgery Outcomes

Electronic health record systems significantly improve outcomes for patients who undergo surgeries on weekends, according to a Loyola Medicine study published in JAMA Surgery.

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Transgender Youth Face Major Barriers to Fertility Preservation

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Few transgender adolescents opted to pursue fertility preservation, according to a report from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. While all patients were counseled about available options for fertility preservation prior to initiating hormones for medical transition, only 12 percent chose to see a fertility specialist and less than 5 percent completed fertility preservation procedures.

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More Access to Opioid Treatment Programs Needed in Southeast, Says Study

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Large portions of the Southeast don’t have enough opioid treatment programs to match their high rates of opioid use disorder.







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