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Nursing and Social Work Students Learn to Work Together

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Photo: Young people working together; linked to [26/10/2012] For the next two years, the University of Texas at Arlington's College of Nursing and School of Social Work receive a research grant to improve connections between nurses and social workers before they meet in the health care workplace.Nursing and Social Work Students Learn to Work Together - Read more

Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently in Noisy Environments

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[21/09/2012] The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently in Noisy Environments - Read more

Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke

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[12/09/2012] Blacks who survived a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain had higher blood pressure than whites a year later, according to a study. The finding might help explain why blacks have a greater risk of suffering a second stroke than whites.Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke - Read more

Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without

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[27/08/2012] A new study compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.Workers with Disabilities More Often Injured than Those without - Read more

Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately

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[23/07/2012] A sobering new study by researchers from the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology finds that elder abuse in low-income Latino communities goes largely unreported.Elder Abuse Affects Latinos Disproportionately - Read more

Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline

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[09/07/2012] Today's senior citizens are reporting fewer visual impairment problems than their counterparts from a generation ago, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Improved techniques for cataract surgery and a reduction in the prevalence of macular degeneration may be the driving forces behind this change, the researchers said.Older Americans: Debilitating Eyesight Problems on the Decline - Read more

City Kids Have More Food Allergies

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[11/06/2012] Children living in urban centres have a much higher prevalence of food allergies than those living in rural areas, according to a new study, which is the first to map children's food allergies by geographical location in the United States.City Kids Have More Food Allergies - Read more

Amputee Athletes Without Physical Boundaries

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[08/06/2012] Carlos Gonzalez stands out from an athletic group gathered on a grassy field at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). The 32-year-old sports a stylish fauxhawk. He is training to become a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.Amputee Athletes Without Physical Boundaries - Read more

Tai Chi Increases Mobility in Older People

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[06/06/2012] A study of Gary Brosvic of Rider University, New Jersey has shown that taking part in a Tai Chi exercise programme reduced the number of falls and increased mobility in a group of senior citizens in assisted living in the United States.Tai Chi Increases Mobility in Older People - Read more

Pill Bottle for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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[23/05/2012] It is easy to see that University of Cincinnati design students are on to something with their new design and prototype for a prescription-medicine pill bottle that better serves the needs of the blind and visually impaired by means of a simple and inexpensive innovation.Pill Bottle for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Read more

 
 

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