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New grant addresses minority nurse shortage
...udents and other nursing volunteers to teach grade school
students about nursing and health care. Twenty t...timately expects diversity within Temple's nursing school
to increase by 5 percent over the next three years. This project, due to begin in September 2004...
Study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings finds risk of ADHD greater in boys
...f Mayo Clinic Proceedings, may help physicians and school
officials better identify children who might be at...ildren were identified with ADHD using medical and school
Many who cut back on Rx drugs to cut costs don't tell doctors
...t. Non-white patients, and those with a high school
education or less, were half as likely as respondents who were white or more educated to say that they had told their doctor before cutting back on drugs due to cost. But difficulties discussing medication cost problems were seen across all income le...
Left and right ears not created equal as newborns process sound, finds UCLA/UA research
...n the right ear encounter more trouble learning in school
than children with hearing loss in the left ear. "If a person is completely deaf, our findings may offer guidelines to surgeons for placing a cochlear implant in the individual's left or right ear and influence how cochlear implants or ...
CHEST 2004 registration open to media
...on driving, work-related activities, and childhood school
performance and behavior. REGISTRATION: Complimentary registration is available for all qualified journalists who wish to attend CHEST 2004. Journalists may register online at www.chestnet.org/about/press/CHEST/ or by calling 847-498-8306. ...
Chicken pox vaccine saves $$, protects whole population
...een recommended since 1995 and is now required for school
or day care enrollment in most states. But teens and adults also had a decline in hospital costs, probably due to an effect called "herd immunity" that keeps the virus from spreading among unvaccinated, previously uninfected people. Of course, adul...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, September 7, 2004
...m one to 56 days; 79 percent of those who attended school
or work missed days because of the infection. The median time to recover was 60 days. Previous characterizations of West Nile fever were that its symptoms were mild and lasted three to six days. Resynchronization of Heart Can Improve Quality of Li...
Vietnamese doctor to receive human rights award from NY Academy of Sciences
...al care for the poor since graduating from medical school
in 1966, including a free clinic he founded and staffed with volunteer doctors, nurses, and medical students. One of the first of many examples of his civil courage was his willingness to treat students and others who were injured during demonstrati...
Call for national collaboration on medical education research
...cal trial pose additional challenges for a medical school
curriculum, with its strict accreditation requirements. "In clinical medicine, one of most powerful ways to compare two different treatments which you think are comparable is to assign half the patient subjects to treatment A, half to treatment B, a...
Record number of resident physicians enrolled in graduate medical education programs
...e (n = 22,444). In 2003, there were 29,745 medical school
graduates, compared to 28,773 in 1999. Of the 2003 graduates, 11,681 (39.3 percent) were women, a 10.8 percent increase from 1999. From 1998-1999 to 2003-2004, several specialties experienced a decrease in male graduates, while the number of female ...
Highlights of the September Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...d 146 students at a multiethnic, urban public high school
ranging in age from 13 and 15. Of those who had tried various diets, 15 percent said they had attempted dieting by age 11; 84 percent had done so by age 14. Among girls who had tried dieting, 85 percent did so by age 13. The researchers found more t...
Children with ADHD benefit from time outdoors enjoying nature
...ten face serious consequences, such as problems in school
and relationships, depression, substance abuse and on-the-job difficulties. "These findings are exciting," said Kuo, a professor in the departments of natural resources and environmental sciences and of psychology at Illinois. "I think we're on the ...
Personality tests could predict doctors' burnout
...imilar questionnaires when they applied to medical school
in 1990, upon leaving medical school, and during t...yle both at the beginning and end of their medical school
training. "The medical workplace is a complex environment and doctors respond differently to it, so...
Women who early in life care for elderly parents are at higher risk of poverty later
...ikely than non-caregivers to have less than a high school
education (34 vs. 22 percent in the first sample a...igh school, women caregivers with less than a high school
education were three times more likely to live in poverty and 10 times more likely to be SSI recipie...
Northeastern professor warns big backpacks cause big back pains
...emic stress that September brings, heading back to school
may literally be a pain in the neck for students. ... their schoolbooks. About 70 percent of the middle school
students in her experiment were lugging around a backpack that was harmful to their growing bodies. ...
New survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior
...ildren make the transition from junior high/middle school
to high school
this fall, a new national survey conducted by the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) reveals pare...
New research calls for schools to be more aware of head injuries
...from the University of Warwick examining return to school
and classroom performance following head injury re...fficulties as a result of TBI. Many then return to school
following a severe head injury without support or rehabilitation. The follow-up treatment for ...
Siblings help children get along with others in kindergarten
...pact of smaller family sizes. That research showed school
achievement drops among children in larger families because parents had less time and economic resources for each child. "When you combine the research, what we've found is that larger families can have both positive and negative impacts on...
Female & black legislators more likely than others to prioritize children's health
...on of information on abortion and contraception at school
health centers were also proposed. Davis notes that many of the bills pertained to Medicaid and SCHIP, both of which are co-financed by the federal government and states but whose administration is largely left up to states. Nationally, about 50 per...
New report highlights lack of minorities in medicine
...l average. By the time a student entering medical school
in 2004 becomes a full-fledged physician in 2015, Massachusetts will have 422,000 more Black and Latino residents. "Physician diversity is not just important for Blacks, Latinos and other underrepresented minorities in medicine. It has important p...
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