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Estimated increase of 10,000 qualifed nurses

Estimated increase of 10,000 qualifed nurses

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Stroke severity is the predominant predictor of discharge destination

Stroke severity is the predominant predictor of discharge destination

New JCAHO helps consumers to choose a hospital that best suits their needs

New JCAHO helps consumers to choose a hospital that best suits their needs

Cataract more prevalent in African American nursing home residents than white residents

Cataract more prevalent in African American nursing home residents than white residents

Overworking nurses has adverse effects on patient safety

Overworking nurses has adverse effects on patient safety

Information technology to improve NHS

Information technology to improve NHS

Best hospital in the United States for children

Best hospital in the United States for children

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related

New legislation ensures veterans and their spouses admitted to nursing homes in New York State receive access to federal pension entitlements

New legislation ensures veterans and their spouses admitted to nursing homes in New York State receive access to federal pension entitlements

ASU and Mayo Clinic collaborate on a new joint nursing program

ASU and Mayo Clinic collaborate on a new joint nursing program

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In 2002-03, over four million Australians were admitted to public hospitals

In 2002-03, over four million Australians were admitted to public hospitals

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

50 years of smoking research by Professor Richard Doll

50 years of smoking research by Professor Richard Doll

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Cutting down on cigarettes may actually increase consumption of smoke, carbon monoxide and nicotine

Cutting down on cigarettes may actually increase consumption of smoke, carbon monoxide and nicotine

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation