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Death Rate of Critically Ill Children Linked to Hospital Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Critically ill children brought to hospital emergency departments that are ill-prepared to care for pediatric emergencies have more than three times the odds of dying compared to those brought to hospitals well-equipped to care for them.

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19-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Your Heart's Best Friend: Dog Ownership Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health

Mayo Clinic

Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. The study examines the association of pet ownership — specifically dog ownership — with cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiovascular health. The results are published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes.

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Newswise: Legal Limits Apply to Making a Child Pray
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Legal Limits Apply to Making a Child Pray

Flinders University

A family that prays together, stays together; it’s an enduring maxim, but what if a child no longer wishes to pray? A new book by Flinders University law lecturer Dr Esther Erlings analyses the law related to parents forcing their children to manifest the parental religion.

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21-Aug-2019 8:40 AM EDT
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Newswise: Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer

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Researchers Develop Early Detection Test for Ovarian Cancer

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches.

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22-Aug-2019 7:00 PM EDT
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PhRMA Foundation Annual Report Highlights $4 Million in Research Funding in 2018

PhRMA Foundation

The PhRMA Foundation has released its 2018 annual report, which highlights the work of its awards, grant programs, research projects and initiatives. The Foundation provided more than $4 million in 2018 to support 54 awards, grants and fellowships in pharmacology and toxicology, clinical pharmacology, health outcomes, informatics, pharmaceutics, translational medicine and therapeutics, and healthcare value assessment.

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22-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

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Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New study out of the University of Michigan finds people with mild cognitive impairment don’t always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart attack.

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22-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717558

Psychiatric Illnesses Are Common in Adults and Children with Kidney Failure

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Between 1996 and 2013, approximately 27% of adults, 21% of elderly adults, and 16% of children with kidney failure in the United States were hospitalized with a psychiatric diagnosis in the first year of kidney failure. • The prevalence of hospitalizations with psychiatric diagnoses increased over time across age groups, mostly due to secondary diagnoses.

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16-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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BIDMC Research & Health News Digest: August 2019

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

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22-Aug-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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Newswise: Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

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Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors across disciplines offer examples of how businesses can (or already are) prioritizing stakeholders.

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22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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