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Does Discrimination Contribute to Lower Rates of Flu Vaccination in Racial/Ethnic Minorities?

Yearly flu shots are strongly recommended for adults with certain chronic illnesses, but patients of racial/ethnic minority groups are less likely to receive them. Perceived discrimination may be a contributing factor, but can't completely explain...
24-May-2016 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Receives 24 Awards From the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the health care industry, is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 24 awards across 18 categories,...
19-May-2016 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Posting 'Anonymized' Research Data May Pose Threats to Patient Privacy

Many healthcare journals encourage researchers to post their original data online, in the interest of research openness. But open sharing of research databases can place private patient information at risk, according to a special topic paper in...
16-May-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Screening for Postpartum Depression—Research Review and Update

Mothers of new babies should undergo screening for postpartum depression—preferably across healthcare locations and at multiple times up to one year after delivery, according to a research review in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is...
9-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Data on Brain Network Activity Can Help in Understanding 'Cognitive Vulnerability' to Depression

Neuroimaging studies of interconnected brain networks may provide the "missing links" between behavioral and biological models of cognitive vulnerability to depression, according to a research review in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal...
9-May-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study of Elite Paralympic Athletes Supports Benefits of Exercise for Children with Cerebral Palsy

For highly trained Paralympic athletes with cerebral palsy (CP), bone mineral density and other measures of body composition are similar to those of able-bodied adults of similar age, reports a study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine &...
6-May-2016 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Specialty Medical Home' Seeks to Provide Patient-Centered Care for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

A specialty medical home—providing expert medical care coordinated with attention to social support and mental health—is a promising new approach to patient-centered, cost-effective care for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis,...
4-May-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer Kicks Off National Nurses Week 2016 Celebration with Free Webinar

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, is excited to join the American Nurses Association in celebrating National Nurses Week 2016 and this year’s theme, Culture of Safety....
4-May-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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