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Physicians' moods affect quality of care: study

A new study by a researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reveals that physicians' moods impact the number of prescriptions, referrals and lab tests ordered, as well as the amount of time they spend talking ...

dateJan 11, 2010 in Health
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Stopping rape as an object of war

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is a disturbing truth that sexual- and gender-based violence (SGBV) is used as a war tactic in developing nations. Silvia Dominguez, assistant professor of sociology at Northeastern University, recently ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Retirees' health-care benefits at risk, study warns

A nearly two-decade trend that is stripping away employer-provided health-care benefits for retirees in private business will likely continue and could soon hit an even deeper pool of government retirees, new research by ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Health
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