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Article ID: 629991

Mobile App with Evidence-Based Decision Support Diagnoses More Obesity, Smoking, and Depression

Columbia University School of Nursing

Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more nurses to diagnose patients with chronic health issues like obesity, smoking, and depression -- three of the leading causes of preventable death and disability.

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19-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Columbia Nursing and World Health Organization Partner to Expand Access to Care in Developing Nations

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Columbia Nursing and World Health Organization Partner to Expand Access to Care in Developing Nations

Columbia University School of Nursing

Under new terms of the partnership with WHO, Columbia Nursing will be working to develop new roles for advanced practice nursing, improve clinical practice and research in nursing and midwifery, and expand the use of informatics and online learning programs in Latin America and Caribbean countries.

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12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 628512

Health Fair Highlights Services for Elderly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Residents of New York City

Columbia University School of Nursing

Elderly LGBT adults will get free screenings for blood pressure, oral health, mental health, HIV, and Hepatitis C at a health fair to kick off the e-linc program. Wednesday, January 21, 1:00pm to 4:00pm at SAGE Center, 305 Seventh Ave, 15th floor, NY, NY.

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20-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Infections Increase Death Risk by 35% for ICU Patients, Study Finds
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    5-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

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Infections Increase Death Risk by 35% for ICU Patients, Study Finds

Columbia University School of Nursing

Elderly patients admitted to ICUs are 35 percent more likely to die within five years of leaving the hospital if they develop an HAI. Preventing HAIs increases survival odds and cuts costs of care by more than $150,000.

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2-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Planning a Vacation? Don’t Forget to Pack a Travel First Aid Kit
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    8-Dec-2014 12:05 AM EST

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Planning a Vacation? Don’t Forget to Pack a Travel First Aid Kit

Columbia University School of Nursing

Planning a vacation? Make a little room in your luggage for a travel first aid kit. It won’t cost much, and it won’t take up much space.

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5-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Study on Current Perceptions of Ebola Reveals Public Remains Scared and Skeptical

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Study on Current Perceptions of Ebola Reveals Public Remains Scared and Skeptical

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In support of Strategies for Fighting Ebola: A Columbia University Summit to Help End the Epidemic, held this week at the Columbia Club in New York City, MavenMagnet, a multinational big data-based research company, conducted a study to understand the current U.S. public perceptions of Ebola.

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2-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Strategies for Fighting Ebola
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    1-Dec-2014 12:30 AM EST

Article ID: 626692

Strategies for Fighting Ebola

Columbia University School of Nursing

Join us for a special three-panel summit bringing together leading international experts from Columbia University who will identify the essential action steps needed to eliminate the Ebola epidemic. The event will also be webcast live.

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25-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: NYC Marathon: Tips to Finish Injury-Free

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NYC Marathon: Tips to Finish Injury-Free

Columbia University School of Nursing

With the NYC Marathon less than a week away, now is the time for runners to start focusing on race-day safety.

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27-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Mayor Bill de Blasio Proclaims Oct. 22 “Columbia University School of Nursing Day” in New York City

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Proclaims Oct. 22 “Columbia University School of Nursing Day” in New York City

Columbia University School of Nursing

Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared Oct. 22 “Columbia University School of Nursing Day” in New York City. The official proclamation celebrates Columbia Nursing breaking ground on its new state-of-the-art facility in Washington Heights.

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22-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
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