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Article ID: 695169

Responding to 'Deaths of Despair' - Call for a National Resilience Strategy

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Startling increases in nationwide deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol, and suicides constitute a public health crisis – spurring an urgent call for a National Resilience Strategy to stem these "deaths of despair." The proposal is outlined in a special commentary in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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25-May-2018 4:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695121

The Medical Minute: Safe Practices Around Fireworks

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

From fireworks at wedding receptions and Independence Day celebrations to graduation bonfires and simple sparklers at weekend cookouts, Americans love playing with fire. The trick is to do so safely.

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24-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695095

$2.3 Million Grant Will Fund Research on Oxytocin Neurons and Social Behavior

Penn State College of Medicine

A team of Penn State researchers is planning to create a new map of the brain that will establish a neural circuit diagram of oxytocin, a compound often associated with affection and emotional behavior.

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24-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695084

Viral International Education Campaign #YouAreWelcomeHere Unveils 2019 National Scholarship Program

Temple University

Temple University leads the way with eight partner colleges and universities.

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24-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695070

Breast Cancer Survivors Aren’t Getting Recommended Number of Mammograms Post-Surgery, Study Finds

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

A new study in JNCCN finds that, contrary to screening recommendations, mammography rates decline over time as women get further out from their breast cancer diagnosis; African-American women in particular were less likely to receive the recommended amount of screening.

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24-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 694758

In Helping Smokers Quit, Cash is King, E-cigarettes Strike Out

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Free smoking cessation aids, such as nicotine patches and chewing gum, are a staple of many corporate wellness programs aimed at encouraging employees to kick the habit. But, new research shows that merely offering such aids for free does not help employees quit, whereas supplementing them with financial incentives is three times more effective. The study also provides the first large-scale evidence that offering e-cigarettes to known smokers is not effective at helping smokers stay smoke-free.

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21-May-2018 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694817

Electronic Health Records Fail Because They are Merely Digital Remakes of Paper Charts

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Writing in a new Perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from Penn Medicine’s Center for Health Care Innovation argue that Electronic Health Records should be restructured from mere digital remakes of their old pen and paper ancestors into platforms that allow doctors to “subscribe” to their patients’ clinical information to receive real-time updates when an action is required, similar to social media feeds and notifications.

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18-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695041

Wolters Kluwer and the American Urological Association Announce Publishing Partnership

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today a publishing partnership with the American Urological Association (AUA). Beginning in January 2019, Wolters Kluwer will publish The Journal of Urology® and Urology Practice in its Lippincott portfolio.

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23-May-2018 3:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695022

Wolters Kluwer and American College of Gastroenterology Announce Publishing Partnership

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today a publishing partnership with the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) that adds three titles to the Lippincott portfolio. Beginning in January 2019, Wolters Kluwer will publish ACG’s flagship scientific publication, The American Journal of Gastroenterology, as well as two additional official publications, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology (CTG) and ACG Case Reports Journal.

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23-May-2018 1:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695020

Dr. James Callahan, Co-Author of Policy Statement on Life-Saving Training for Cardiac Arrest: Even Children Can Help Save a Life

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. James Callahan, emergency medicine physician and co-author of the May 2018 AAP policy statement on Life Support Training, is available to speak with the media. He says that even very young children can be taught to call for help and also how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED).

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23-May-2018 1:20 PM EDT
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