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New app accurately measures and charts progression of skin wounds

New app accurately measures and charts progression of skin wounds

Health care is where the jobs are. But what kind of jobs?

Health care is where the jobs are. But what kind of jobs?

Inclusive practices in primary care clinics improve health of low-income people, study finds

Inclusive practices in primary care clinics improve health of low-income people, study finds

Research suggests a promising therapeutic target to treat or prevent metabolic disorders

Research suggests a promising therapeutic target to treat or prevent metabolic disorders

End of life care is best in hospitals characterized by effective nurse-physician teamwork, shows study

End of life care is best in hospitals characterized by effective nurse-physician teamwork, shows study

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What just happened to the ACA and what happens now? A special bonus edition

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What just happened to the ACA and what happens now? A special bonus edition

Assisted living’s breakneck growth leaves patient safety behind

Assisted living’s breakneck growth leaves patient safety behind

Researchers explore home healthcare nurses' knowledge attitudes toward infection control

Researchers explore home healthcare nurses' knowledge attitudes toward infection control

Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

The CCA releases three reports on requests for medical assistance in dying

The CCA releases three reports on requests for medical assistance in dying

When should dementia patients stop driving? A new guidance for clinicians

When should dementia patients stop driving? A new guidance for clinicians

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury

Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury

High-intensity interval exercise could help combat cognitive dysfunction in obese people

High-intensity interval exercise could help combat cognitive dysfunction in obese people

More than half of California nursing homes balk at stricter staffing rules

More than half of California nursing homes balk at stricter staffing rules

Reusable respirators can effectively protect health care workers from airborne contaminants

Reusable respirators can effectively protect health care workers from airborne contaminants

Elevated air pollution associated with increased risk for miscarriage

Elevated air pollution associated with increased risk for miscarriage

Laws to curb use of cell phones have greatly reduced fatalities for motorcyclists

Laws to curb use of cell phones have greatly reduced fatalities for motorcyclists

Parent's exposure to dirty air may spell heart trouble for offspring, study suggests

Parent's exposure to dirty air may spell heart trouble for offspring, study suggests

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure