Monthly Archives: March 2011

Time to Right Antibiotic Has Major Impact in Children with Severe Pneumonia

Philadelphia, PA (March 29, 2011) – In critically ill children with pneumonia, delays of even a few hours to treatment with the correct antibiotic can mean more days in the hospital, reports a study in the April issue of The … Continue reading

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Experts Exchange Information and Updates on Spondyloarthritis

Philadelphia, PA (March 29, 2011) – Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a group of inflammatory conditions causing spine and joint pain and deformity, mostly in young men. Important updates on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of SpA are presented in the April … Continue reading

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Do Women with Silicone Breast Implants Need Follow-Up MRI Scans?

Share | Philadelphia, PA (March 28, 2011) – – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently recommends regular follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for women with silicone breast implants. But a new review shows significant flaws in the evidence … Continue reading

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Breast 'Lipomodeling' Doesn't Interfere with Mammograms

Philadelphia, PA (March 28, 2011) – Lipomodeling-a relatively new approach to breast augmentation in which fat is transferred to the breasts from other parts of the body-doesn’t interfere with routine screening mammograms, reports a study in the March issue of … Continue reading

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Willem J. Kop Appointed Editor of Psychosomatic Medicine, Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine

Philadelphia, PA (March 23, 2011) – The Council of the American Psychosomatic Society (APS) is pleased to announce that Willem Kop, Ph.D., has been named Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatic Medicine, Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American Psychosomatic … Continue reading

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Public Health Expert Provides In Depth Look at Constitutionality of New Health Care Act

Philadelphia, PA (March 23, 2011) – In the second of two articles on the current Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), a leading public health authority provides a comprehensive review and predicts the outcome of the case from a … Continue reading

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Leading U.S. Wound Nursing Journal Affiliates with Canadian Peer Group, Expanding its Global Reach

Philadelphia, PA (March 23, 2011) – The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) has affiliated with the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET), expanding its position within the global community of wound, ostomy and continence nursing. As a … Continue reading

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Can Wii Fit Make You Fit?

Wii Hula and Step Games Can Provide Exercise Benefits-at Intermediate or Higher Levels, Reports The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Philadelphia, PA (March 9, 2011) – Playing two Wii Fit video games-Step and Hula-can provide adequate exercise to improve … Continue reading

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National Conference for Nurse Practitioners to Feature Expert Speakers, Clinical and Practical Innovations

May 11-14, 2011 o Las Vegas Hilton o Las Vegas, NV www.ncnpconference.com Share | Philadelphia, PA (March 9, 2011) – Motivating and educating nurses to help them excel in their daily practice is the focus of this year’s National Conference … Continue reading

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New Health Care Act Reframes Nation's Commitment to Public Health, But Are We "Swimming Upstream"?

Legislation Can Shift Nation’s Focus from Illness to Wellness, But Public Health Experts Say Success is Far from Guaranteed Philadelphia, PA (March 4, 2011) – The current issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, provides a definitive … Continue reading

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