News tagged with skills

Waiving Medicare's 3-day rule lessens hospital stay

For nearly 50 years Medicare has required patients to endure at least a three-day stint in the hospital before they become eligible for coverage of skilled nursing care afterward. A new study, however, finds that the main ...

Aug 03, 2015
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Our elegant brain: Motor learning in the fast lane

It takes a surprisingly small cluster of brain cells deep within the cerebellum to learn how to serve a tennis ball, or line up a hockey shot. Researchers at McGill University led by Kathleen Cullen from the Department of ...

Aug 03, 2015
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Does concussion impact men and women differently?

New research suggests concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills for one gender over another, however, women may still experience greater symptoms and poorer cognitive performance at preseason testing. ...

Jul 25, 2015
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