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Study: Heart hospital’s patient information card reduces family members’ anxiety

A waiting room can be a hot house for emotion and anxiety. Family and friends often are worried and feel powerless as their loved ones are undergoing delicate and potentially life-saving procedures. It is hard to know to whom you address your questions or even what to ask. Nurses are the frequent target of questions, …

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A presidential boost for precision medicine

“Twenty-first century businesses will rely on American science, technology, research and development. I want the country that eliminated polio and mapped the human genome to lead a new era of medicine – one that delivers the right treatment at the right time. In some patients with cystic fibrosis, this approach has reversed a disease once thought …

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