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North Carolina chickenpox outbreak blamed on vaccination exemptions

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October....
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Vaccine-Exempt Kids Behind Chickenpox Outbreak

Nov 21, 2018 , WebMD
Thirty-six students at Asheville Waldorf School were diagnosed with the disease last Friday, BBC...
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1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC

Nov 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2018 12:00:00...
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A New 'Buddy System' Of Nurse Education Gets High Marks From Students

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new "buddy system" of nursing education -- in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the "real world" of nursing -- is effective, according to a study by Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing in......
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CVS Health, Philadelphia organizations launch mock pharmacy for students

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health's partnership with several Philadelphia organizations is bringing a pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program to pharmacy technicians in the greater Philadelphia area. Read More...
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Billions Are Being Spent To Protect Students From School Shootings. Does Any Of The Measures Work?

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Even though school security is a booming industry, The Washington Post surveyed schools that have had shootings and only one school suggested that any kind of safety technology might have made a difference. Many had robust security plans already in place but still couldn’t stop the incidents. The response is backed up by a federally funded study that cautioned about the effectiveness of school security technology. Meanwhile, a look at how doctors and nurses deal with the trauma of gun...
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use is called, increased from 220,000 (1.5 percent) to just over 3 million (20.8 percent), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Viewpoints: Parkland Students Denounce Lack Of Federal Gun Reforms; Time To Listen To The States Legalizing Cannabis

Nov 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these public health issues and...
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How Juul's plan to teach students about vaping went up in smoke

Nov 04, 2018 , CNN Health
The leading maker of e-cigarettes, Juul Labs, attempted to roll out an anti-vaping curriculum in schools earlier this year, offering school districts thousands of dollars and new technologies to implement it, according to documents and emails obtained by CNN....
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State Highlights: New York City’s Diabetic Students Treated Unfairly, Parents Claim In Lawsuit; ACLU Pushes To End Aid-In-Dying Ban At Hawaii Retirement Home

Nov 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Hawaii, California, Arizona and...
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1 in 5 childhood burns caused by instant soup and ramen

Nov 03, 2018 , CNN Health
Instant soup -- often sold as "ramen" in the United States -- is cheap, tasty and wildly popular among hungry college students. But new research suggests that the products may put young children at risk....
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Mental health diagnoses rising among U.S. college students

Nov 02, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A range of common mental health conditions are being diagnosed more often in U.S. university students, according to a study that also finds students are more willing to seek help than in the past....
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Cleveland Clinic-Case venture can 'reduce silos' between medical, dental and nursing students

Oct 30, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cleveland Clinic has a lofty goal for a new building on its main campus: to revolutionize healthcare education as we know...
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Vanderbilt Receives $1.43 Million HRSA Award To Develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Education For ENPs

Oct 28, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students. Vanderbilt’s program is proj......
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More College Students Seeking Mental Health Care

Oct 27, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: More College Students Seeking Mental Health CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/25/2018 12:00:00...
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Students experienced trauma symptoms after Trump's election

Oct 27, 2018 , CNN Health
The 2016 election was psychologically traumatic for some, according to a new study published in the Journal of American College Health. It found that 1 out of 4 students surveyed experienced clinically significant event-related distress short term....
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CVS Health expands 2 prescription opioid abuse prevention efforts

Oct 26, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health will install an additional 1,100 safe medication disposal units in its CVS Pharmacy locations and local police departments by the end of 2019, and reach 250,000 students and parents by expanding its opioid abuse prevention education program, Pharmacists Teach. Read More...
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More College Students Seeking Mental Health Care

Oct 26, 2018 , WebMD
Between 2009 and 2015, treatment and diagnoses of anxiety increased by nearly 6 percent among U.S. college students, followed by depression and panic attacks, which each increased about 3 percent, researchers said this...
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Amnesty policies may curb alcohol emergencies at universities

Oct 26, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Amnesty policies may encourage college students to call for help with alcohol-related issues before they or their intoxicated peers become seriously ill, a U.S. study suggests....
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1 in 4 College Students Really Stressed Out by 2016 Election: Survey

Oct 25, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 College Students Really Stressed Out by 2016 Election: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2018 12:00:00...
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