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2011-09-06 22:52:35

Partner abuse leads to HIV infection, and black women are most at risk.

2011-08-05 00:00:30

Total Living Choices is partnering with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to offer a one-hour webinar on programs that impact patients transitioning from the hospital to post-acute care. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Total Living Choices is partnering with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to offer a one-hour webinar on programs that impact patients transitioning from the hospital to post-acute care. Kathryn Bowles, Ph.D.,...

2011-07-18 16:09:35

A simple eight-question survey administered soon after injury can help predict which of the 30 million Americans seeking hospital treatment for injuries each year may develop depression or post-traumatic stress.

2011-06-24 10:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B.

2011-06-01 22:31:02

Currently, one in five elderly patients discharged from a hospital is readmitted within a month.

2011-05-16 15:18:19

Despite recent concerns that medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could increase the risk of cardiovascular events in children and adolescents, an observational study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and HealthCore Inc. finds they are no more likely to die from a severe cardiovascular event than those who do not take the drugs.

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2011-05-16 12:26:25

Scientists said on Monday that kids who take drugs to treat ADHD do not appear to have a higher risk of heart problems or death.

2011-04-27 11:35:24

Several genes have been linked to ALS, with one of the most recent called FUS.

2011-04-12 15:14:36

Squamous cell cancers of the oral cavity and esophagus are common throughout the world, with over 650,000 cases of oral cancer each year and esophageal cancer representing the sixth most common cause of cancer death in men.

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2011-04-12 05:55:00

A new study suggests that people who use certain prescribed antibiotics for treatment of acne are unlikely to develop bacteria resistance to those drugs, even when they use the antibiotics for months at a time.


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