2014 E-News Stories

Study Links Child Health Coverage, College Attainment

When children have health insurance, they are more likely to finish high school, enroll in college and earn a bachelor's degree, according to a study released today by the National Bureau of Economic Research (abstract available here). The study uses...

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ACC Instructor Writes on Controlling the Emergency

It's 3 p.m. School is out, and the afternoon rush begins. The phone is ringing, and the scheduling coordinator is telling the caller on the other end of the line, “Sure, we can get you right in to clip that poking wire. Yes, 3:30 would be fine....

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New App Helps Healthcare Professionals Determine Cardiovascular Disease Risk

A new app will help determine patients’ risk of Cardiovascular Disease and help health professionals diagnose potentially unforeseen problems. The app, called the ASCVD Risk Estimator is a free tool available for any health professional. Innovations...

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Mental Health First-Aid Helps At-Risk Veterans

Mental health injuries like PTSD are some of the most difficult injuries to identify. Physical wounds can easily be observed and treated but traumatic events can often leave veterans with hidden mental injuries. New first-aid training aims to solve that...

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