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Sex, Race and Financial Factors Affect Rates of Jaw Surgery for Sleep Apnea

Jaw advancement surgery is one of the most effective surgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—but it's less likely to be performed in men, racial/ethnic minorities, lower-income groups, and patients with Medicare coverage, reports a...
12-Jan-2017 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Data-Driven' Approach May Reduce Violence to Hospital Workers

A worksite intervention using unit-level data on violent events can lead to lower risks of patient-to-worker violence and injury to hospital staff, suggests a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official...
12-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Decreasing Cocaine Use Leads to Regression of Coronary Artery Disease

People who use cocaine regularly are at high risk of coronary artery disease. A study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), reports that stopping or reducing cocaine use can...
12-Jan-2017 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

High Rates of PTSD and Other Mental Health Problems After Great East Japan Earthquake

The devastating 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and resulting nuclear disaster in Japan had a high mental health impact—with some effects persisting several years later, according to a comprehensive research review in the January/February issue of the...
9-Jan-2017 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rehabilitation Nursing Now Published by Wolters Kluwer

The latest research and clinical information for nurses specializing in rehabilitation has a new publisher and a new online home, as Rehabilitation Nursing, official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN), begins a new publishing...
9-Jan-2017 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Vision Problems After Concussion – Special Issue of Optometry and Vision Science Presents New Research

Vision problems are a common and sometimes lasting consequence of head injuries—from children and teens with sports-related concussions to military personnel with combat-related traumatic brain injury (TBI). New research and perspectives on TBI...
6-Jan-2017 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Complementary' Feeding for Infants – ESPGHAN Position Paper Offers Guidance

Updated evidence-based recommendations on introducing complementary foods to infants' diet—solids and liquids other than breast milk—appear in a position paper of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition...
4-Jan-2017 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Yoga May Help Kids with Cancer – Special Issue of Rehabilitation Oncology Highlights Physical Therapy for Pediatric Cancer

A yoga program for children with cancer can be carried out even during cancer treatment, and has quality of life (QOL) benefits for the children as well as their parents, suggests a study in Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of the Oncology...
4-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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