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Newswise: How hospital chaplains learn how to do what they do

How hospital chaplains learn how to do what they do

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Clinical pastoral education is an interfaith professional program that helps theological students, ordained clergy, members of religious orders and qualified laypersons develop the interpersonal skills needed to work as chaplains or spiritual care providers in hospitals and other settings.

Channels: All Journal News, Education, Healthcare, Religion,

Released:
28-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST

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Center for Congregational Health Receives $1 Million Grant

Wake Forest Baptist Health

The Center for Congregational Health, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Division of FaithHealth Ministries, has been awarded a $1 million grant by Lilly Endowment Inc. in support of an initiative designed to empower clergy and lay leaders from different congregations in close geographical proximity to work collaboratively to help their faith communities thrive.

Channels: Religion,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Newswise: It’s a natural fact: There’s still no substitute for human blood

It’s a natural fact: There’s still no substitute for human blood

Wake Forest Baptist Health

While the donation and transfusion of blood are very common, and relatively simple as far as medical procedures go, the path from donor to recipient is more complex than most people may realize.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
19-Dec-2019 6:00 AM EST
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    18-Dec-2019 11:00 AM EST

Study Shows Risks for Additional Procedures after Bariatric Surgery

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Which of the two most common bariatric surgeries – gastric sleeve or gastric bypass – has the highest subsequent risk of additional operations or procedures?

Channels: All Journal News, Diabetes, Obesity, Surgery, Weight Loss, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), JAMA,

Released:
17-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST
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Released:
9-Dec-2019 2:40 PM EST
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Wake Forest Baptist Awarded Federal Grant for Study Aimed at Predicting, Reducing Dropout Rates in Pediatric Weight-loss Programs

Wake Forest Baptist Health

The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Health a five-year grant worth approximately $2.97 million to study the reasons for attrition in pediatric weight-management programs and develop better ways to predict and reduce dropout rates.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Obesity, Weight Loss, National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
9-Dec-2019 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: WFIRM Scientists Push Bioprinting Capability Forward

WFIRM Scientists Push Bioprinting Capability Forward

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists are the first to report using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprised of multiple different functional materials.

Channels: All Journal News, Regenerative Medicine,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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At-home beauty devices: to buy or not to buy

Wake Forest Baptist Health

If you are thinking of buying a skin rejuvenation device as a holiday gift, think again.

Channels: All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Dermatology,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 12:10 PM EST
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Newly developed nanoparticles help fight lung cancer in animal model

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Engineering, Immunology, Nanotechnology, Particle Physics, Nature (journal),

Released:
14-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Concussion is more than just a headache, so it’s good to know the symptoms

Concussion is more than just a headache, so it’s good to know the symptoms

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Concussion is the most common and mildest type of traumatic brain injury, but it should never be taken lightly. Any concussion, however slight, temporarily disturbs vital brain activity and can cause a range of physical, mental and emotional symptoms that vary in number and severity from case to case.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Children's Health, Neuro, Patient Safety, Seniors, Trauma,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 6:00 AM EST
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