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Carbonated soft drinks and sleeping pills cause heartburn during sleep
..." The study's findings also indicate that college graduates
were significantly less likely to report heartburn during sleep than patients without a college education. This finding may reflect college graduates' greater understanding of the survey, or other factors, such as greater access to the healthcare sy...
New pediatrician workforce policy addresses growing challenges in health care
...vocate an increase in the number of medical school graduates
or pediatric residency positions. "Regional disparities represent the most significant challenges to pediatric care and the answer does not lie in adding more pediatricians to the population," said Goodman, a member of the Center for Evaluative Clini...
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and Microsoft to present innovations for healthy workforce
... It doesn't matter whether they are recent college graduates
looking for a job, wounded soldiers returning from a tour of duty in Iraq, or aging baby boomers trying to stay competitive in today's work force. But this challenge can be overcome through the use of accessible technologies designed to help people w...
Availability of vascular surgeons impacts amputation rate
...fering loan-forgiveness programs to medical school graduates
who agree to practice in regions with a low supply of specialists and subsidizing teaching hospitals in low-supply areas are among the policy options that might resolve the disparity. Ho's research was supported by a grant from the Agency for Health ...
Accessible technology and rehab medicine help Americans with disabilities in today's work force
...ment, whether these individuals are recent college graduates
looking for a job, wounded soldiers returning from a tour of duty in Iraq, or aging baby boomers trying to stay competitive in today's work force. In each case, the challenge can be overcome through the use of accessible technologies designed to help...
Decline in performance of candidates taking a postgraduate medical examination between 1997 and 2001
...6. "There has been a decline in the performance of graduates
from UK medical schools taking the MRCP(UK) Part 1... in 1996, that the poorer performance was found in graduates
of UK medical schools, and that candidates passing the Examinationin 2001 performed less well than t...
Number of students in US medical schools remains constant over 10 years
...ol is located and an average of 43 percent of 2005 graduates
remained in the same state as the medical school for graduate medical education; results were similar in 1995. In 2004-2005, night call was less common in the family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and psychiatry clerkships compared with 199...
New programs restore interest in physician-scientist research careers
...ncluding increasing indebtedness of medical school graduates
caused by rapidly rising medical school tuition costs. Several National Institutes of Health (NIH)sponsored groups, private foundations, and national organizations called for new initiatives and award programs aimed at revitalizing the physician-scie...
Federal grant to expand MCG pipeline programs for minorities
...Ms. Cayruth said. The hope is that the oldest camp graduates
also will attend four Saturday sessions that prepa...ms for rising sophomores, juniors, seniors and new graduates
with an interest in the health professions. SEEP students take biomedical sciences and medical writi...
Penn study finds physically abused boys may be more likely to commit domestic violence as adults
...have shown abuse prevalence of 28% in male college graduates
and 51% in active duty soldiers in the United States Army.) The study also found that approximately 75% of the identified abuse was carried out by parents, and of these cases, a considerably larger share was attributed to mothers than to fathers. (T...
Asthma home intervention cost-effective for inner-city children, research reveals
...allergy skin test, hiring and training high school graduates
as environmental counselors, buying air filters and vacuum cleaners and engaging pest management services when needed. Vacuum cleaners served to effectively remove cockroach droppings, dust mites, animal dander and other dirt that can trigger asthma ...
State board-disciplined physicians more likely to have shown unprofessional behavior in med school
...te Medical Boards (FSMB). The study included 235 graduates
since 1970 of three medical schools UCSF School of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, and Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia who were disciplined by one of 40 state medical boards bet...
Blood safety program in South Africa associated with decline in HIV-1 in blood donations
...national program, 'Club 25' encourages high school graduates
aged 18 to 25 years to establish a donor culture, live a healthful lifestyle, and ensure safe blood for transfusion. Initiatives such as this program attempt to address both ongoing downstream safety of blood together with upstream health promotion, ...
University of Queensland and Harvard Medical International to nourish the health workforce
... gaining the skills to teach international medical graduates
and all health professionals. The program will have five main themes: learning and teaching; curriculum; evaluation; leadership and information technology....
Report finds limited number of psychiatrists statewide
...esidencies to maintain or increase their number of graduates
and for policy-makers to explore mechanisms to encourage these graduates
to enter practice in North Carolina." Other considerations listed in the report that might address t...
Rutgers College of Nursing Professor premieres video to reduce HIV risk
...tories were scripted and performed by students and graduates
of The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Rutgers-Newark. Other actors were selected from a large casting call. The HIV risk reduction message, based on the science of HIV risk and women's wisdom shared in the focus groups, is communicated...
Young adults are fastest growing group of uninsured
... high school or college. Half (51%) of high school graduates
who don't go on to college have a time uninsured d...after graduation. Nearly two of five (38%) college graduates
will be without health insurance for a period during the first year after graduation. Age 18 or 19 i...
Rice wins $2.2M for undergrad global health program
...are keen to see engineering programs that turn out graduates
who are better prepared to solve problems, and rea...program and others will help us better prepare our graduates
to be leaders in solving the complex problems humanity will face this century." Richards-Kortum said...
Study explores correlation between education and the leading causes of preventable death
...h smoking and obesity. They find that high school graduates
are significantly less likely to smoke than non-graduates and GED recipients. "Many previous studies of the schooling-health link focus on general measures of health outcomes. Our study instead focuses on key health behaviors as specific pathways by...
University student named Young Scientist of the Year
...mputer models. "It is a great pleasure to see our graduates
so successful in the MacDiarmid Awards this year. It's particularly pleasing to see winners from across our major research faculties, Science, Medical and Health Science, and Engineering. Outstanding students like Claire, Hayley and Andrew, who have ...