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In The US, The Nurse Shortage Is Getting More Acute
October 10, 2018
The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's take a closer look.

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Dessert And Sweet Soft Drinks Must Be Banned From Schools, Say UK Dentists
October 8, 2018
Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Aren't More UK Student Nurses Graduating?
October 3, 2018
According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.

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This College Football Star is also Studying Medicine
October 1, 2018
Medical school is grueling enough on its own. Now imagine juggling it with a uniquely demanding career at the same time. This is exactly what Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has been doing since he was drafted into the National Football League (NFL) in 2014 while a medical student. Here’s a close...

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Are Apprenticeships the Key to the Nursing Shortfall?
September 26, 2018
With the global health workforce shortage predicted to reach catastrophic proportions in the decades ahead, there is a push to find solutions which could help bridge the gap. According to New America’s recently released report, 'Apprenticeship and the Future of Nursing,' apprenticeships may be the...

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Huge Boost in Funding for Healthcare Studies
September 12, 2018
A Congress-authorized nonprofit will inject $85 million in research funds to healthcare issues. Let's take a closer look.

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Air Pollution May Harm Cognitive Intelligence
September 7, 2018
According to the World Health Organization, air pollution kills about seven million people per year. It may also affect cognitive intelligence. Let's take a closer look at a new US-China study that suggests air pollution may have negative effects on cognitive intelligence.

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Medical Students Ditch Class More And More Often
August 29, 2018
Your medical school lecture hall may feel increasingly empty, and your inkling is right. More medical students than ever before are skipping lectures. Find out why.

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Community College Medical Grads More Likely to Choose Family Medicine
August 23, 2018
Family practice is a likely destination for medical graduates who attended community college. Let's take a closer look at the results of a recent study that examined the data.

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Does the Future of Medical Advancement Rest with These Healthcare Workers?
August 22, 2018
Recent research calls for adopting new approaches to and standards for training physician-scientists. Here’s a closer look at why these vital members of the healthcare workforce matter so much, along with how experts say improving training programs will help revitalize the profession.

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October 10, 2018

The UK is not the only country facing a nursing crisis. The aging population in the US has amplified the need for more nurses. Where are they? Let's t...


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October 8, 2018

Dentists in the UK call for a ban on soft drinks and sweet desserts in schools. Let's take a closer look.


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October 3, 2018

According to new data, one in four nursing students in the UK does not graduate. Read on to find out why.