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Date: Feb 2013

The Framingham Risk Score, or FRS, is a widely used and accepted predictor of heart disease. But it has a blind spot: It pays no attention to family health history, which means many patients might never see cardiovascular disease coming....Click here to read more.

America’s children and teens are gaining…weight. As many as 16.9 percent of children ages 2-19 are obese; another 14.8 percent are overweight, placing them at risk for later, chronic problems ranging from diabetes and sleep apnea to depression and heart disease....Click here to read more.

Children in the pediatric intensive care unit frequently can’t tell nurses how their bodies are reacting to treatment or medicines, either because they cannot speak, are in and out of consciousness, or because everything feels so strange and scary....Click here to read more.

nursing schoolIn every walk of life there is that “What now?” moment, when academics suddenly end and, if you’re well trained, well spoken for and, well, lucky, employment just as suddenly begins....Click here to read more.

nursing schoolA revision in the start date for the Accelerated Bachelor’s to MSN with Paid Clinical Residency program is giving prospective students another opportunity to apply to the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON)....Click here to read more.