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Publix recognized as one of the best workplaces for diversity

Dec 08, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Publix was ranked No. 3 on the Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune's 2018 Best Workplaces for Diversity list. Read More...
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For Some Patients, Cancer Fight Turns To DNA

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The therapies include risks and work for only a minority of patients. But those successes continue to drive the research forward....
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One Million Mosquitoes And 500,000 Tests Later, New Buzz About A Malaria Prevention Drug

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most malaria drugs are designed to reduce symptoms after infection. They work by blocking replication of the disease-causing parasites in human blood, but they don’t prevent infection or transmission via mosquitoes. What’s worse, the malaria parasite is developing resistance to existing drugs. “In ......
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Study Among First To Describe Work Environments For Nurses In Mexico

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces. The study, led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and published in the journal Hisp......
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Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, in part because it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders to cognitive impairment, especially verbal and working memory, which can be explained in part by abnormalities in early audi......
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There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do?

Dec 08, 2018 , Forbes
The long-expected shortage of personal care workers is here. What will we do about...
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‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count

Dec 07, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
As a nurse in my early twenties, I worked with kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). At that time, we were just beginning to see some teens and young adults in our CF clinic. I was close to them in age, and friendships naturally developed. Some never even reached their twentieth year. I had never seen [...] The post ‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count appeared first on Off the...
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Lower-Dose Tamoxifen Works As Well As High-Dose

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that a lower dose of the hormone therapy Tamoxifen is as effective as the higher dose treatment in helping to prevent breast cancer from returning and guarding against new cancers in women who had high-risk breast...
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Apple Watch can now detect your irregular heart rhythms and other problems: Here's how it works

Dec 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
We tried out the new ECG app and irregular heart rate notification for Apple Watch ahead of its release on Thursday. Here's how to use it....
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Show off your impressive video and visual design work

Dec 07, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter PR Daily’s 2018 Video & Visual Awards. The last day to submit is Dec....
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N.H. Democrats blast Medicaid for changing work requirements

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New Hampshire's new Democratic legislative leaders are criticizing the CMS for revising the state's proposed Medicaid work requirement program without the state asking for the...
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After Analyzing CRISPR Work Done By Chinese Researcher, Scientists’ Verdict Is That It’s Way Worse Than Initially Realized

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Ethical criticism of He Jiankui's work has been coming in fast and furious over the past week. But now scientists are also criticizing the research itself, saying it's plagued with massive technical shortcomings. His results show that “this was all a terrible idea in basically every way,” said Erik Sontheimer, who studies CRISPR in his lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical...
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Too Much Time in the Sun? Skin Patch Might Tell

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
Powered by the sun while designed to measure its rays, the patch automatically transmits sun readings to a user's smartphone. It works wet or dry, is fully reusable, and weighs next to...
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Walmart grants $4M to the Colorado Workforce Development Council

Dec 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart announced more than $4 million in support of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, which allows the organization to partner with local workforce development boards to launch 10 new retail sector partnerships. Read More...
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Healthcare workers on the frontline need effective technology

Dec 06, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Ewan Davis, CEO, Inidus, says that patient-centered care is important, but it's also necessary to deliver technology to make the jobs of healthcare workers easier and more enjoyable. Additionally, he shares his predictions and hopes for the future of the...
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CVS CEO has a fix for those mile-long receipts — here's how it works

Dec 06, 2018 , CNBC Health
"There's a way to get all of that digitally on your phone," along with the coupons and ExtraBucks rewards, CVS CEO Larry Merlo tells CNBC's Bertha...
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Share your employee engagement efforts

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Submit your best work to Ragan’s 2018 Employee Communications Awards. Complete your entry by Dec....
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Visualizing Vitals Through Video

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As biometric systems, technologies which measure biological information to identify a person, continue to advance, their potential impact on health care capabilities surge. Via tools such as fingerprint recognition, face recognition, iris and retina recognition and vein recognition, health care work......
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Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

Dec 06, 2018 , Reuters
Doctors in Sierra Leone's public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit....
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Survey: Identifying the biggest workplace comms hurdles

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Fresh research offers candid insights for communicators eager to tackle the most daunting messaging mountains at...
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