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Video games offer educational methods for med students

(HealthDay)—Video games can play a role in medical education, offering new methods for teaching medical students, according to a report published by the American Medical Association (AMA).

Health

In hospitals, a little bit of rudeness can be a very big deal

When someone makes a nasty quip, cuts us off in traffic, ignores our suggestions or takes credit for our work, we get mad, sad and even angry. Rudeness, even just little, can really hurt. We know these reactions can be harmful, ...

Dentistry

Physician-provided oral health services cut dental caries

(HealthDay)—For kindergarten students, physician-based comprehensive preventive oral health services (POHS) are associated with a reduction in caries, but no improvement in subsequent use of dental treatment, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US cameraman tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

An American cameraman helping to cover the Ebola outbreak in Liberia for NBC News has tested positive for the virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment.

Neuroscience

Electroencephalography underused investigative tool in hospitals

A retrospective study of patients who had in-hospital electroencephalography (EEG) has established that EEG is a valuable tool that could be deployed more widely to identify treatable causes of impaired consciousness in the ...

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