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Intensive Program Can Help Premature Babies Learn At the Start
...ile onachievement tests and were placed in special education
classes three times asoften as their normal birth-weight peers. While the early intervention significantly improved the short-termachievements of children with low birth-weight, long-term outcomes need furtherinvestigation, the researchers sa...
High education plus heart attack: Sure-fire way to quit smoking
It's widely known that the more education
you have, the less likely youare to be a smoker, but among middle-aged smokers, education
alone gives littleclue as to who is likely to quit the habit, a new study shows. What almost...
Despite Progress, More Action Needed To Protect Medical Students From Exposure
To Disease Through Accidental Needlesticks, UCSF Study Finds
...neand, in turn, in the study of medicine. Medical education
demands that studentsparticipate actively and importantly in the care of patients and, as a result,incur some of the risks of experienced physicians, Federman writes. The editorial praises UCSF's leadership in developing programs to preventneedlestic...
Halmstad Prize Honors 3 Actuarial Researchers For Annuity Study; Biomedical Mathematical Function Used
...n. The Society is NorthAmerica's largest actuarial education
and research organization. The winning ent...aldetermination. The AERF carries out research and education
projects in the fieldof actuarial science on behalf of the actuarial profession and its sponsoringor...
Nurse Practitioners Reducing Costs, Expanding Care
... because advancedpractice nurses -- those who have education
and clinical practice experiencebeyond that requir...rriculum and made it moreaccessible using distance education
technology such as two-way videoconferencingand the Web. But even with the additional courses, W...
Study Indicates That Medicare Costs Are Higher -- And Survival Rate Is Better --At Major Teaching Hospitals Survive Climate Change
... payment to teaching hospitals for indirectmedical education
and possibly the disproportionate share subsidies for treatingan unusually high number of Medicare and Medicaid patients," Sloan said in aninterview. "These are the subsidies for many teaching institutions that aregoing to make the difference between...
AAPS Announces First Online Education Event
...eor work. In addition, participants can access the education
material at any timeand learn at their own pace," said David C. Pang, Ph.D., AAPS Director ofScientific Affairs. For complete details and registration information, visit the AAPS "EducationAnytime" site at http://www.aaps.org/edumeet/anytime , or c...
Society Of Actuaries Issues Proceedings From Symposium, 'Managed Care In A Time Of Transition'
...tuaries. The Society provides basic and continuing education
to actuaries andconducts actuarial research. Society members practice primarily in the fields oflife and health insurance, pensions, employee benefits and investments....
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
...stryrecommendation -- that include examination and education
on proper dental care. One of a number of concerns is the trend of giving babies "designer" bottledwater, which may be popular with health-conscious parents but potentiallyharmful for baby. Bottled water contains no fluoride, which is essential inpre...
Pediatric Tip Sheet
...stry recommendation -- that includeexamination and education
on proper dental care. Cedars-Sinai Pediatrician/Neonatologist Offers Tips For Parents Of PrematureBabies Alan H. Klein, M.D., a pediatrician/neonatologist on the medical staff ofCedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, offers parents of prematu...
Temples Virtual Lab Helps Disabled Students
... training they receivein the laboratory. Hands-on education
allows them to experience the backbone ofengineering and science--conducting experiments, testing hypotheses, learningfrom their mistakes, and reaching their own conclusions. For students with disabilities that prevent them from using their arms, the...
Socioeconomic Status Linked To Enlarged Hearts, Heart Disease Risk
... density for the child's neighborhood and parents' education
andoccupation were some of the indicators of socioeconomic status. In addition,the children and adolescents were tested for hostility and anger using standardpsychological questionnaires and interviews. Electrocardiograms and other measures were use...
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...e practitioners are registered nurses whose formal education
and clinicaltraining extend beyond the basic nursing licensure requirements. NPs aretrained to diagnose and recommend treatment for common acute illnesses, diseaseprevention, management of chronic illnesses and a host of other primary careservices. ...
Low Educational Level Increases Risk For Congestive Heart Failure
...k by 35percent. "Most likely, it isn't the lack of education
itself, but the socio-economicconditions facing people with less education
that increases the risk," He adds. "People with more education
can be expected to be somewhat more k...
Postmenopausal Women Reap Heart Benefits From Foods Containing Vitamin E
...sca, directorof preventive cardiology research and education
at the University of Michigan. Although many people take supplements, the researchers wanted to know whetherfood was a better source of antioxidants. A previous study had shown thatvitamin E intake from food, but not supplements, was associated wit...
Future Chlamydia Screening Should Take Account Of Possible Disadvantages For Women
...en's sexual health needs. Public and professional education
to increase awareness and reduce stigma is an essential prerequisite of a successful screening programme, say the authors. Contact: Dr Barbara Duncan PhD, Research Associate, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow barbara.d...
IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities
...S. Lawrence, M.D., associate dean for professional education
and programsand professor of healthy policy and management at The Johns Hopkins School ofHygiene and Public Health in Baltimore, chaired the 14-member IOM committee. NIAID drafted the project proposal with input from other institutes at theNational I...
New Study Finds Blacks Face 38 Percent Higher Stroke Risk
...nfluence of smoking, high bloodpressure, diabetes, education
levels and existing heart disease, black Americansstill face a 38 percent higher risk of stroke than U.S. whites do, a large newstudy indicates. No one knows why. Before accounting for those factors, black men face a two-and-a-halftimes great...
WIC, Medicaid Have Reduced Infant Deaths
...eAfrican-American, to have less than a high school education
and to be at a lowerincome level than poor women not on Medicaid," says Carver. "Medicaidparticipants are also more likely to be smokers or be around smokers and aremuch less likely to breast-feed their infants than mothers not on Medicaid." ...
Cochlear Implant Increases Access To Mainstream Education
...t in the UnitedStates toexamine the use of special education
aid such as speech therapy, interpretersand tutori...plants. They also were less dependent on special education
services after anaverage of twoyears. The study additionally placed the cost savings of educating a ...
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