Archive: 10/4/2006

Few doctors using e-mail

A study by the Center for Studying Health System Change, in Washington has said fewer than 25 percent of doctors use e-mail to communicate with patients.

dateOct 04, 2006 in Other
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U.S. faces nursing teacher shortage

A shortage of teachers at U.S. nursing schools is reportedly limiting student capacity, while the demand for nurses continues to increase.

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Heart checks urged for athletes

Italian researchers say making young athletes undergo mandatory heart checkups may establish their risk for sudden cardiac death.

dateOct 04, 2006 in Health
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Medicare drug plan changes affect seniors

U.S. officials say changes in the Medicare prescription drug plan for next year will include more choices and better coverage especially in the "doughnut hole."

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Why can't a woman bid more like a man? U-M study asks

Henry Higgins isn't the only one to wonder why a woman can't be more like a man. A University of Michigan study contributes a new answer to the age-old question, adding to the debate on gender differences and ...

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