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  THIS JUST IN July 2011  

Report says Canadian hospitals are lacking in care for stroke victims

Canadian stroke victims are not getting to the hospital quickly enough and then are not receiving treatment fast enough once at the hospital, according to a new study.

Chicago Walgreens NPs to unionize

Nurse practitioners working at Walgreen Co. retail health clinics in Chicago voted to unionize in what could be the last step before they can begin collectively bargaining at more than 40 stores in the Chicago area.

MS risk linked to shingles

New evidence suggests that herpes zoster, or shingles, may increase the risk of MS in sufferers of the viral disease.

Millions of kids suffer food allergies

Approximately 8% of US children have some kind of food allergy according to researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


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Menopause and the hormone controversy: Clarification or confusion?
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Shedding light on testicular cancer
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Preoperative assessment of high-risk orthopedic surgery patients
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Clinical issues in refugee healthcare: The Somali Bantu population
Julie Parve, DNP, FNP-BC, APNP and Teri Kaul, PhD, FNP-BC, APNP

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