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Key to Diagnosing Diabetes in Asian Populations

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[14/05/2012] As the diabetes epidemic spreads worldwide, there is growing concern for Asian American populations, who are nearly twice as likely to develop diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes.Key to Diagnosing Diabetes in Asian Populations - Read more

Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes

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[02/05/2012] Accredited nursing homes report a stronger resident safety culture than nonaccredited facilities, according to a new study.Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes - Read more

Ways to Evaluate End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes

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[18/04/2012] While nursing homes are the place where an estimated 30 per cent of Americans die, there currently exists no way to compare which institutions do a better job at managing end of life care. A new study is starting a discussion over the need to create end of life quality measures in order to both inform consumers and provide nursing homes with incentive to improve care.Ways to Evaluate End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes - Read more

Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty

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[13/04/2012] The demand for caregivers is growing rapidly as California's population ages, but the majority of state's Medi-Cal caregivers earn poverty wages and have poor access to health care and food, a new study from the University of California Los Angeles has found.Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty - Read more

Health Benefits for African American Veterans with Diabetes

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[23/03/2012] Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.Health Benefits for African American Veterans with Diabetes - Read more

Diagnosis of ADHD on the Rise

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[21/03/2012] The number of American children leaving doctors’ offices with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis has risen 66 per cent in 10 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.Diagnosis of ADHD on the Rise - Read more

Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods

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[12/03/2012] Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived. Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods - Read more

Hearing Loss Linked to 3-Fold Risk of Falling

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[07/03/2012] Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another huge public health problem: falls.Hearing Loss Linked to 3-Fold Risk of Falling - Read more

Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities

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[22/02/2012] People with disabilities trying to find employment in the United States hospitality industry face employers who are often reluctant to hire them because of preconceived notions that they cannot do the job and that they are more costly to employ that people without disabilities, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire (UNH).Hospitality Industry Often Reluctant to Hire People with Disabilities - Read more

African-American Children Tend to Be Diagnosed Later for Autism

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[17/02/2012] A study by a Florida State University researcher has found that African-American children tend to be diagnosed later than white children, which results in a longer and more intensive intervention.African-American Children Tend to Be Diagnosed Later for Autism - Read more

 
 

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