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For Racially Diverse Patients with Disabilities, Increased Barriers to Health Care

It's well established that Americans with disabilities and those in underserved racial/ethnic groups face significant disparities in access to health care. Now, researchers are beginning to examine the unique patterns of health care inequalities...
15-Sep-2014 11:20 AM EDT

This Is Your Brain on Snacks—Brain Stimulation Affects Craving and Consumption

Magnetic stimulation of a brain area involved in "executive function" affects cravings for and consumption of calorie-dense snack foods, reports a study in the September issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the...
15-Sep-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Nurses Need Education on Advance Health Care Directives, Reports Journal of Christian Nursing


An educational program for nurses can help address knowledge gaps related to advance health care directives (AHCDs)—thus helping to ensure that patients' wishes for care at the end of life are known and respected, reports a paper in the...
15-Sep-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Is Spooning Really The Best Position For Men With Back Pain?

A study using motion capture technology provides new information on the spinal strain produced by various sexual positions—suggesting that one position commonly recommended for all men with low back pain is not actually the best choice, reports a...
10-Sep-2014 1:45 PM EDT

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and PRS Global Open Announce 2014 Best Paper Awards

The editors of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official medical journals of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) today announced the winners of their second annual Best...
10-Sep-2014 12:40 PM EDT

Craniofacial Surgery in India—Progress Made, but Challenges Remain

Dedicated surgeons have made impressive progress in establishing craniofacial surgery services in India, reports a special feature in the September The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal, edited by Mutaz B. Habal, MD, is published by...
10-Sep-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Wolters Kluwer Health and Visible Body Partner to Offer 3D Anatomy Educational Solutions


Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce a partnership with Visible Body®, producer of an award-winning suite of 3D anatomy education solutions, to distribute their web-based and mobile products via its Ovid® medical research platform for...
10-Sep-2014 8:30 AM EDT

Poverty, Not Bias, Explains Racial/Ethnic Differences in Child Abuse

Poverty—rather than biased reporting—seems to account for the higher rates of child abuse and neglect among black children, reports a study in the September Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society...
9-Sep-2014 9:40 AM EDT

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