Month: April 2022

Washington is facing its biggest tuberculosis outbreak in 20 years, forcing the Evergreen State to be on heightened alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Surge In Cases In 2021, the rise in TB transmissions became more pronounced when the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) reported 199 cases, a 22% increase from 2020. This year, the
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Women’s elevated anxiety, depression and stress during pregnancy altered key features of the fetal brain, which subsequently decreased their offspring’s cognitive development at 18 months. These changes also increased internalizing and dysregulation behaviors, according to a new study by Children’s National Hospital published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers followed a cohort of 97 pregnant women
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Whether we are considering a new job or up for review at our current place of employment, there are several things we should negotiate. Many of us focus solely on salary, but there are other things we should be sure to negotiate as well. 1. Benefits and insurance. One of the first things to consider
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COVID-19 infection may increase a person’s risk of developing type 1 diabetes, the type of diabetes affecting the pancreas. A new study has shed more light on how viral infection could lead to serious complications.  Diabetes Risk In COVID Patients A study of more than 27 million people in the United States found that individuals
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Several nursing teams from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center were invited to share their research at the 47th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), which is underway in Anaheim, California, and continues through May 1, 2022. Among the specialists discussing new developments and challenges in the practice of nursing at the ONS Annual
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Have you taken a look at your medicine cabinet lately? Aside from cotton swabs, mouthwash, and makeup remover, are there old, outdated prescription drugs in your cabinet? How do you dispose of old, outdated, expired, or unneeded medications? Flush them down the toilet? Throw them out with your household trash? Not sure? Well, the DEA
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Medical syringes and Novavax logo displayed in the background are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 2, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration’s independent advisors will meet in June to discuss Novavax’s Covid vaccine for adults as well as Pfizer and Moderna’s shots
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Young adults who received organ transplants as children may not be regularly attending their doctor appointments after leaving their pediatric providers. Missing these appointments is associated with longer and more frequent hospitalizations and poorer medication adherence, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Georgia found a significant decline in attending adult health
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