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Harmful Medical Errors Drop nearly 40% after Implementation of Program to Improve Provider Communication with Families

Harmful medical errors decreased by almost 40 percent after implementing an intervention designed to improve communication between healthcare providers, patients and families, according to a new study published Dec. 6 in the British Medical Journal...
6-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Uniformed Services University Receives Top NATO Award for Medical Support

The highest honor given by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for medical support was bestowed upon the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Defense, Nov. 21 at NATO headquarters in...
26-Nov-2018 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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DoD Radiologist Named The Geneva Foundation’s Researcher of the Year

Vincent Ho, M.D., professor chair of the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and chief of Radiology Services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC),...
9-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Antibiotics, Antacids for Kids Linked to Childhood Obesity

Children who are given antibiotics or antacids in their first two years of life are more likely to become obese during their childhood, according to a new study published today in the British Medical Journal, Gut.
29-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Center for Deployment Psychology seeks doctoral students for 2019 Summer Institute

Calling all clinical or counseling doctoral students! The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) is looking for up to 45 students for its annual Summer Institute: Preparing for a Career in the...
25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DoD’s Military Training Network Life Support Programs Convert to American Red Cross Courses

Beginning now, military and civilian Federal employees of the Military Health System will begin phasing in training from the American Red Cross for life-support training programs.
9-Oct-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sidney Peters Named to NCAA Top 9 Woman of the Year Honorees

The NCAA announced its Top 9 Woman of the Year honorees and Air Force 2nd Lt. Sidney Peters, the four-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Academic All-Big Ten honoree, and 2018 Hockey Humanitarian...
2-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Goalie-Turned-Air Force Officer Among NCAA Top 30 Women of the Year Honorees

Air Force 2nd Lt. Sidney Peters, the four-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Academic All-Big Ten honoree, and 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient, has been named as one of the NCAA’s Top 30...
6-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding: National Stop the Bleed Day, March 31

27-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT

Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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