University of Pennsylvania undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Nursing or the School of Arts and Sciences can now add a second major in Nutrition Sciences to their first major.
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A team of researchers lead evaluated the feasibility and impact of different interventions aimed at increasing the number of Tdap vaccinated caregivers.
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A team of researchers concluded that a breakfast high in protein – like eggs – keeps children fuller longer than cereal or oatmeal, causing them to eat fewer calories at lunch.
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Cynthia A. Connolly, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family & Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), has been awarded a fellowship from The National Endowment for...
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Patients are often unaware that choosing the right hospital is very important to having a good outcome. A novel study published today in the prominent surgery journal JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at Magnet hospitals...
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Stevens Institute of Technology & Penn Nursing Grant for Joint Research Project
Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing were recently funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to use policy flight simulators – pioneered by Stevens—to simulate use of the Transitional Care...
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Many Western countries including England and the United States have come to rely on nurses trained abroad in times of nurse shortages. Yet little is known about how such practices affect quality of care and patient satisfaction. A novel study...
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Device-Assisted Feeding & Poor Growth in Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease May Lead to Poor Neurodevelopment
Newborns with a congenital heart defect often need advanced medical care to survive, leaving them vulnerable to cognitive delays. Various factors contribute to these delays. But what role does proper growth and feeding mode at the beginning of life...
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Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers
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In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
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