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Evidence-Based Health Care: The Care You Want, but Might Not Be Getting

As hospital leaders continue to feel pressure to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, a new study reveals one reason why many organizations fall short.
1-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Turning Good Vibrations Into Energy

A project at The Ohio State University is testing whether high-tech objects that look a bit like artificial trees can generate renewable power when they are shaken by the wind—or by the sway of a tall building, traffic on a bridge or even seismic...
1-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Farsighted Kids’ Reading Skills Fall Behind Before They Start First Grade

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Kids with uncorrected farsightedness lose ground on reading skills before they ever start first grade, a new study has found. The research, led by Marjean Taylor Kulp of The Ohio State University, uncovers evidence that moderately farsighted...
27-Jan-2016 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why You Should Never Use the Term ‘the Mentally Ill’

Even subtle differences in how you refer to people with mental illness can affect levels of tolerance, a new study has found.
26-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Being Married Might Hurt Your Chances of Weight Loss After Surgery

Spouses ideally could play a key role in helping patients lose pounds and keep them off after weight-loss surgery, but being married might actually work against patients, researchers from The Ohio State University have found. The researchers, led...
26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Best Way to Help Homeless Youth Is Hardly Ever Used

– Teens without homes, many of whom have suffered at the hands of those entrusted with providing them care and kindness, often refuse to seek warmth and nourishment at shelters.
25-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Particle Can Track Chemo

Tracking the path of chemotherapy drugs in real time and at a cellular level could revolutionize cancer care and help doctors sort out why two patients might respond differently to the same treatment. Researchers at The Ohio State University have...
14-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Is 10 Miles Across, but Powers an Explosion Brighter Than the Milky Way?

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Astronomers have spotted what may be the most powerful supernova ever seen—and discovered a mysterious object at its center.
10-Jan-2016 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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