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New graduate registered nurses find it hard to get their first job

Becoming a registered nurse is difficult but this is just the first step of the struggle that is going to come. Although there is a clear demand for RNs, according to the American Association Of Colleges Of Nursing, this does not mean that the demand is present everywhere...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Nov 2017

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Coke, Pepsi fund health groups ... but fight them too: study

NEW YORK - Coca-Cola and Pepsi have given millions of dollars to health organisations while quietly fighting anti-obesity measures such as taxes on soft drinks...

14 Oct 2016

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Harness the power of data for successful business intelligence
Harness the power of data for successful business intelligence

Industrial domains, across globe are struggling hard to get optimum value out of their data; healthcare/life science industry is no exception...

By Chirag Shivalker 19 Feb 2016

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Burger King cuts soft drinks from kids' meals
Burger King cuts soft drinks from kids' meals

WASHINGTON DC, US: US fast-food chain Burger King is cutting soft drinks from its children's meals amid mounting pressure to reduce the amount of sweet sodas children drink...

12 Mar 2015

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Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising: 2014 Award Winners
Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising: 2014 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 award winners at their milestone 20-year anniversary gala...

18 Nov 2014

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US village is cell phone free and loving it
US village is cell phone free and loving it

GREEN BANK, US: In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring...

17 Nov 2014

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IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight
IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014

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Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising
Global Awards 2014 shortlist: World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising

NEW YORK, USA: The Global Awards competition has announced the 2014 shortlist. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Global Awards dedication to recognising the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising.

27 Oct 2014

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Big data used as tool to track Ebola
Big data used as tool to track Ebola

WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.

27 Oct 2014

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Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas
Facebook offers 'safety check' for disaster areas

WASHINGTON, USA: Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system it developed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

20 Oct 2014

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Ultra-fast internet connections coming
Ultra-fast internet connections coming

WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.

10 Oct 2014

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Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse
Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse

WASHINGTON, USA: Violent video games glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study claims.

5 Aug 2014

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Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector
Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector

WASHINGTON, USA: Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

29 Jul 2014

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Extensive use of Twitter bad for marriages
Extensive use of Twitter bad for marriages

WASHINGTON, USA: Extensive Twitter use can lead to conflicts and have other damaging effects on marriages and romantic relationships according to an American study.

7 Jul 2014

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Phone app for gays linked to disease risk
Phone app for gays linked to disease risk

LOS ANGELES, USA: Gay men who use smartphone apps to hunt for a sex partner nearby run a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted disease than those meeting online or in bars, researchers claim.

17 Jun 2014

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Samsung unveils new digital health platform
Samsung unveils new digital health platform

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Samsung has unveiled a new digital health technology platform that uses sensors to track a range of body functions such as heart rate and blood pressure.

30 May 2014

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E-cigarettes to be regulated in US
E-cigarettes to be regulated in US

WASHINGTON: US regulators proposed new restrictions on the US$2bn market in e-cigarettes, which until now have been free from federal regulation.

25 Apr 2014

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Facebook buys fitness app Moves
Facebook buys fitness app Moves

NEW YORK, USA: Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps users monitor daily physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone.

25 Apr 2014

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Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever
Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

NEW YORK, USA: It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot.

22 Apr 2014

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Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices
Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices

WASHINGTON, USA: Thanks to smartphones, email, video games and photo sharing are available at the touch of a finger.

20 Feb 2014

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US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves
US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves

WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."

6 Feb 2014

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Accenture may take over Obamacare website
Accenture may take over Obamacare website

NEW YORK, USA: The White House is poised to sign a year-long contract with global consulting firm Accenture, worth roughly US$90m, to maintain the government's troubled health insurance website, according to reports in the US.

13 Jan 2014

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New York bans e-cigarettes in public places
New York bans e-cigarettes in public places

NEW YORK, USA: New York City has voted to extend its strict smoking ban to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), barring them from bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and other public places.

23 Dec 2013

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The Global Awards 2013: The winners
The Global Awards 2013: The winners

NEW YORK CITY, US / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Global Awards World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising announced its 2013 award winners on Friday, 15 November at ceremonies in New York City and Sydney, Australia. Two SA agencies won Finalist Certificates.

18 Nov 2013

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Obamacare's rocky debut obscured by shutdown
Obamacare's rocky debut obscured by shutdown

WASHINGTON, USA: Technical problems have hobbled the health care website that is supposed to sign up millions of uninsured Americans for health care, but they have largely been overshadowed by a 16-day government shutdown.

21 Oct 2013

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Twitter unveils emergency alerts
Twitter unveils emergency alerts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter on Wednesday, 25 September, launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.

26 Sep 2013

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Google promises new thinking for health company
Google promises new thinking for health company

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google announced on Wednesday (17 September) it was launching a new company focused on health and well-being and hinted at co-operation with longtime rival Apple in the venture.

19 Sep 2013

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E-cigarette use doubles among US teens: CDC study
E-cigarette use doubles among US teens: CDC study

WASHINGTON, USA: - The number of American teenagers and some children younger than that who are using electronic cigarettes doubled in 2012, a trend US health authorities say is "deeply troubling".

9 Sep 2013

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Morning after pill for girls any age in USA
Morning after pill for girls any age in USA

WASHINGTON, USA: The Obama administration said this week it would comply with a judge's order to allow women and girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception, ending its efforts to restrict the drug's availability.

12 Jun 2013

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World's Best Healthcare Advertising: Call for entries
World's Best Healthcare Advertising: Call for entries

NEW YORK, US: The Global Awards, for the World's Best Healthcare Advertising, announced the Call for Entries for the 2013 competition. The Global Awards, now in its 19th year, receives entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies, and design studios that produce communications for medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare related products.

4 Jun 2013

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