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Wolters Kluwer Health Supports Relief Efforts with Ebola Outbreak in Africa

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has been called an international public health emergency by the World Health Organization. In response to this health crisis, Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its participation in the U.S....
18-Aug-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Wolters Kluwer Health Announces Impact Factor Gains Across its LWW Journal Portfolio and Medknow Open Access Titles

Wolters Kluwer Health announced impact factor gains across its prestigious Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio and Medknow open access portfolio with the release of the latest Impact Factor (IF) scores and specialty rankings,...
18-Aug-2014 9:10 AM EDT

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Increased Risks after Noncardiac Surgery

Patients with low blood levels of vitamin D are at increased risk of death and serious complications after noncardiac surgery, suggests a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.
15-Aug-2014 9:05 AM EDT

High Prevalence of Opioid Use by Social Security Disability Recipients, Reports Medical Care


More than 40 percent of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients take opioid pain relievers, while the prevalence of chronic opioid use is over 20 percent and rising, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care. The journal...
14-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

With Advances in HIV Care, Survivors Face Other Disease Risks

As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need to assess and manage health risks in the growing number of people living with HIV. An update on non-communicable diseases...
13-Aug-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Electronic Cigarettes: Many Questions, Limited Research


Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) are booming in popularity—but there's still only limited evidence on their potential health risks, or their advertised benefits in helping people to quit smoking, according to a research review in the July/August...
5-Aug-2014 10:05 AM EDT

Emerging Opportunities for Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Workplace

Through financial incentives and an emphasis on proven health outcomes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides opportunities to increase the availability of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs—including offering CR as part of worksite health...
1-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT

IARS Announces New Affiliation with Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) and the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) announce the signing of an affiliation agreement between the two organizations. Both organizations have a mutual goal to increase the...
31-Jul-2014 10:10 AM EDT

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