Health

Does decentralized nursing unit design work?

Modern hospital design—with all-private patient rooms, larger units and decentralized nursing stations – has raised concerns about nurses walking long distances and failing to maintain proximity to patients.

Jan 10, 2017
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Minnesota beats rest of country in banning germ-killer

Minnesota's first-in-the nation ban on soaps containing the once ubiquitous germ-killer triclosan takes effect Jan. 1, but the people who spearheaded the law say it's already having its desired effect on a national level.

Dec 25, 2016
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Researcher seeks to bridge breastfeeding disparity

Breastfeeding rates in the United States are rising, and that's good news for babies, because breastfeeding provides babies with protection from certain infections during infancy and, potentially, from some chronic conditions ...

Jan 18, 2017
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