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  THIS JUST IN August 2011  

Walter Reed says goodbye

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after more than a century.

Nation's health tab to hit $4.6 trillion

The nation's healthcare tab is on track to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020, accounting for about $1 of every $5 in the economy, government number crunchers estimate.

Long-term, universal flu shot on the horizon

A universal flu vaccine that protects against all strains may be within reach in the next five years, replacing annual shots developed for specific flu viruses, according to the chief of the National Institutes of Health.

Attention DNP candidates and recent grads!

The Nurse Practitioner journal is now accepting scholarly clinical projects for our April 2012 special issue focusing on the DNP. The top 3 submissions will be published. Please address all inquiries to or submit your manuscript to Please include the words “DNP Submission” at the top of your manuscript, otherwise we will not be able to categorize your submission properly.


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Treatment options for dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Michelle C. Thomas, MSN, FNP-C

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Supportive approaches for Alzheimer's Disease
Davis, Nicole J. Davis, MSN, GNP-BC, ANP-BC; Cristina C. Hendrix, DNS, GNP-BC, FNP; Jemma G. Superville, RN, MBA, MSN Ed, ANP, GNP

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Seborrheic dermatitis: A clinical practice snapshot
Jennifer A. Schmidt, BSN, RN

Supporting the couple with conception challenges
Rebecca Jean Payne, BSN, RN; Cherry Guinn, EdD, RN; Barbara Ponder, MS, RN, CNS, APNP

Fever of unknown origin: An evidence-based approach
M.A (Bonnie). Holder, PhD, APRN, BC; Carol Ledbetter, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN




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