Monthly Archives: February 2009

Cardiac Cath Lab Directors Say CVIS Delivers Limited Financial Benefits, Satisfaction Levels

Minneapolis, MN (February 23, 2009) – Cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) are not delivering quantifiable financial benefits, according to cardiac cath lab directors who participated in an independent national survey completed in January on behalf of Wolters Kluwer Health and ProVation … Continue reading

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Steroids Linked to Musculoskeletal Injuries in Retired NFL Players

Unique Survey Finds Increased Risk of Ligament/Cartilage Injuries in Steroid Users Philadelphia, PA (February 20, 2009) – Using anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) increases the risk of specific types of musculoskeletal injuries, according to an unprecedented survey of retired National Football League … Continue reading

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'Five-in-One' Vaccine Increases On-Time Immunization in Children

Study Shows Combination Vaccine Significantly Reduces the Number of Days Children are Unprotected Against Infection Philadelphia, PA (February 11, 2009) – A “5-in-1″ combination vaccine increases the percentage of children receiving all recommended vaccinations at the scheduled time, reports a … Continue reading

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The American Journal of Nursing Launches New Website

Enhanced Resources Provide Visitors with Faster, Easier Access to a Wealth of New Tools New York, NY (February 6, 2009) – The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) today launched its new website ( to provide nurses, other health care professionals, … Continue reading

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Metopic Synostosis Severity Doesn't Affect Risk of Language Impairment

Children with a skull deformity called metopic synostosis have a high rate of speech and language impairments, but this risk is unrelated to the severity of the skull defect, reports a study in the January Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. (February … Continue reading

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