Health

Researcher investigates chronic vertigo

Imagine living in a world where everything around you is bouncing and spinning. And it won't stop. You are constantly nauseous and dizzy. Your vision is blurry. There's hearing loss and buzzing in your ears. Going out in ...

Oct 13, 2014
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Same-sex marriage gives LGBTQ youth hope for future

The fact that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia and many other states will positively affect how LGBTQ youth perceive their futures and opportunities, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University expert.

Oct 16, 2014
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Sesame Street teaches physicians a lesson

More than two million people are incarcerated in the United States, the highest incarceration rate in the world. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that last year the popular children's television series ...

Oct 06, 2014
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CMS announces two new initiatives to improve care

(HealthDay)—Two initiatives have been announced to help improve the quality of post-acute care in nursing homes and ensure safe delivery of quality care to home health patients, according to a report published ...

Oct 17, 2014
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Program to reduce hospital readmissions doesn't have impact

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that a nurse-led intervention program designed to reduce readmissions among ethnically and linguistically diverse older patients did not improve 30-day hospital readmission rates. ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Pre-eclampsia may be caused by the fetus, not the placenta

Pre-eclampsia, the potentially deadly condition that affects pregnant women, may be caused by problems meeting the oxygen demands of the growing fetus, according to an editorial in the November issue of Anaesthesia, the jo ...

Oct 16, 2014
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