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Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) -- one by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and another from a study of Kansas Gulf War veterans -- should be used by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to guide research and treatment of Gulf War veterans.
In a new paper in the journal Health Affairs, several participants in a workshop convened by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine unveil their recommendations to improve health care for prisoners both during incarceration and after release.
First pharmacogenomics study launches in diverse pediatric population BOSTON, Feb.
Additional post-market surveillance is required to accurately determine potential risks of products containing caffeine. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 23,
Two new studies by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) examine how well hospitals and other health care facilities are doing when it comes to a call to reform the nursing profession.
Prior to high school, there aren't trainers at every game, and the father who volunteered to be your son’s PeeWee coach isn’t trained yet to recognize the sometimes subtle signs of a concussion.
Beatrice J. Kalisch, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2013–2014 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.