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Childhood Infections May Have Lasting Effects on School Performance

Severe infections leading to hospitalizations during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence, reports a study in the July issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (PIDJ). The official journal of The European...
16-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Medicaid Patients, High Opioid Doses and Concurrent Sedative Use Are Risk Factors for Fatal Opioid Overdose

Among Medicaid recipients taking prescription opioids, high opioid doses and concurrent treatment with benzodiazepine sedatives are among the key, potentially modifiable risk factors for fatal overdose, reports a study in the August issue of Medical...
12-Jul-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Receives American Nurses Credentialing Center’s 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that its Lippincott Professional Development portfolio has received the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) 2018 Accreditation Premier Program Award for the second consecutive year. The award...
9-Jul-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In Patients with Heart Failure, Anxiety and Depression Linked to Worse Outcomes

Symptoms of depression and anxiety are present in about one-third of patients with heart failure – and these patients are at higher risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, according to a review and update in the July/August...
6-Jul-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity and Overweight Linked to Long-Term Health Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury

Especially at longer follow-up times, overweight and obesity are associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), reports a study in the July/August issue of the Journal of Head Trauma...
6-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Online Reviews of Spine Surgeons – Staff and Office Factors May Negatively Affect Ratings

Spine surgeons earn high ratings for their skill and good clinical outcomes on internet review sites – but are more likely to receive negative ratings and comments on factors pertaining to clinic staff, billing, and wait times, reports a landmark...
5-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer to Publish Journal of Bio-X Research

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today it will begin publishing the Journal of Bio-X Research under its Lippincott portfolio. The first issue of the Journal of Bio-X Research, the newest open access journal of the Chinese Medical Association (CMA),...
2-Jul-2018 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Complication of 'Fat Freezing' Procedure May Be More Common Than Thought

Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that eliminates excess fat by freezing it. But a complication called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) –a hardened area of localized fat developing after cryolipolysis – may be more common...
29-Jun-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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