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Tripped tongues teach speech secrets

Tongue twisters are not just fun to say; it turns out that these sound-related slip-ups can also open windows into the brain's speech-planning processes. A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will report ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Role of pharmacists in GPs crucial

New research has shown a role for pharmacists within general practice (GP) clinics is a key solution to help prevent medication errors by patients and health professionals.

Nov 01, 2013
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Paper guides physicians' disclosure of colleagues' errors

Physicians' disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one's own mistakes with patients. Relatively little, though, has spoken to how ...

Oct 30, 2013
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New 'Smart Rounds' improves safety of radiation therapy

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine has developed a novel process to optimize the safety and efficacy of radiation therapy and is presenting this data at the 55th Annual Meeting of in American ...

Sep 25, 2013
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