News tagged with federal legislation

NFL backs push for youth concussion protocols

The National Football League is joining two New Jersey lawmakers in pushing for federal legislation aimed at protecting student athletes from the dangers of concussions.

Jan 27, 2014
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Study examines drug labeling and exposure in infants

Federal legislation encouraging the study of drugs in pediatric patients has resulted in very few labeling changes that include new infant information, according to a study by Matthew M. Laughon, M.D., M.P.H., of the University ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Better together - The RN and the EHR

With the prodding of new federal legislation, electronic health records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming part of the daily practice of hospital nurses – the frontline providers of care. In the first large study of its kind, ...

Jan 17, 2012
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1 in 4 gay/lesbian high school students are homeless

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...

Jul 21, 2011
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