Nurse studies delirium in older patients

One of the most distressing things that can happen after an older family member enters the hospital is that they return … different. Before, maybe they were calm and happy, but now they act agitated and angry, or withdrawn ...


Lack of resources affects mammogram rates

Almost 70 percent of women in the U.S. over the age of 40 get mammograms at least every other year, but minority and foreign-born women report lower rates even though they are at an increased risk for developing advanced ...


Intervention addresses pediatric patient families' social needs

An intervention that paired caregivers with a navigator to help address the social needs of families of pediatric patients was associated with decreased needs reported by the families and improved overall child health status, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Feeling heavy, light, or about right? Your genes may be to blame

Do you feel overweight, about right, or too skinny? Your answer to that question may be tied to genes you inherited from your parents, especially if you are a female, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hitting the highway? Keep safety in mind

(HealthDay)—Proactive, prepared and protected. These are the keys to good health when traveling, experts say.

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