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Background Checks, Other Campus Reforms Included In Settlement Over USC Gynecologist

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The case involves hundreds of students and alumni who have accused Dr. George Tyndall of committing sexual or inappropriate conduct during physical exams. Beyond the monetary damages in the settlement, USC will have to agree to conduct background checks that delve into prior history of sexual harassment, improve employee training, and bolster staffing so that female students always have the option of seeing a female doctor. The university will also be asked to create a position for “an...
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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
All told, more than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students used a tobacco product in 2018, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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CDC blames spike in teen tobacco use on vaping, popularity of Juul

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Within one year, the number of high school students using any tobacco product increased about 38 percent, the CDC...
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Study: Social Media Not A Teen Depression Trigger

Feb 09, 2019 , WebMD
Social media use did not predict the development of depression symptoms among school kids or college students, researchers...
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At least a dozen elementary students exposed to marijuana gummies, police say; mom arrested

Feb 06, 2019 , CNN Health
More than a dozen students at an elementary school in Cleveland were admitted to the hospital after being exposed to gummy candy that police say contained marijuana....
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State Highlights: Texas District Spends $6.3 Million To Protect Students From Gun Violence; New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Aid-In-Dying Bill

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New Mexico, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, California and Missouri....
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Hate Crimes Based On Sexual Orientation Skyrocket In D.C. Amid National Trend Of Increasing Rates

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity accounted for nearly half of the city’s total hate crimes in 2018. While some experts say the rise in hate crime rates could be because the public is more aware of reporting it now, others point to a national trend. Meanwhile, nearly 2 percent of high school students are now identifying as transgender....
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Medical students teach high schoolers to do CPR

Feb 01, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Medical students in Boston are teaching local high school students about CPR, and the younger students say they feel better prepared to help in cases of cardiac arrest, should the need arise....
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Giblib launches VR app to stream pre-recorded, live operations

Jan 31, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Designed for medical students, nurses and practicing surgeons, the videos seek to replicate what it would be like to observe a procedure from inside the operating...
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A Duke professor warned Chinese students to speak English

Jan 29, 2019 , CNN Health
A Duke University professor who warned Chinese students against communicating in their native language and urged them to speak English instead has stepped down as the head of a master's program after her emails sparked outrage on campus and on social media....
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Vanderbilt School Of Nursing Celebrates Grand Opening Of Revolutionary Building Expansion

Jan 26, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Speaking to guests that included health care leaders, federal and state officials, donors, university leadership, students, faculty and staff, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos noted the ways in which the expansion reflects Vanderbilt’s approach to the field of nursing. “The Schoo......
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Causation Or Correlation?: ‘Strong Evidence’ Of A Link Between Gum Disease And Alzheimer’s Discovered

Jan 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research found that bacteria associated with gum disease was also in 96 percent of the brains of people with Alzheimer's used in the study. But more research will need to be done to determine exactly what role it plays in the progression of the disease. In other public health news: transgender students, sleep, the Doomsday clock, Photoshopping, paid parental leave, climate change, and...
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Bored with exercise? Virtual reality, immersive fitness might help

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The spin instructor let out a loud "Woooo!!" as she led her students up hills, through rings of fire and outer space. They even rode through jungles, deserts and fantasy worlds....
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Jan 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Which U.S. colleges are the best for students studying communications? Find out, and then check out our roundup of current job...
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Brexit, Trump And A Hidden Recession, Paid For By The Youth

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the financial aspects of impending recession, but what about the hidden crisis that awaits us in the emotional wellbeing of a nation's youth, in particular its...
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Texas School District Risks Children's Lives By Using Benadryl Instead Of Stock Epinephrine

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Weatherford Independent School District in Weatherford, TX announced recently that instead of epinephrine, they will administer Benadryl to students experiencing allergic reactions. The district cited not having enough trained personnel to administer “unassigned epinephrine” at all hours and all......
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Deadly Meningitis B Targets College Students

Jan 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Deadly Meningitis B Targets College StudentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Deadly Meningitis B Targets College Students

Jan 03, 2019 , WebMD
Health care professionals have always been concerned about the heightened risk of meningitis among college students living in close quarters together and sharing drinks and...
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Learning the management side of business

Jan 03, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Susan Novotny-Cannata explains why attaining a PharmD and an MBA is a win-win situation for students and their employers. Read More...
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January Issue: Antineoplastic Drug Administration and PPE Use Among Nurses, Helping Students Be ‘Gritty,’ Much More

Jan 03, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
“Grit is an essential component of a great nurse. Hardy, tenacious, tough nurses are the result of experience and knowledge.”—Linda Koharchik, author of the January Teaching for Practice column The January issue of AJN is now live. Here are some of the articles we’re pleased to have a chance to publish this month. CE: Original Research: Antineoplastic [...] The post January Issue: Antineoplastic Drug Administration and PPE Use Among Nurses, Helping Students Be...
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