Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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Medicaid Funded ADHD Treatment Failing for Kids

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Whatever its final incarnation, the recently enacted landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will expand Medicaid eligibility and is expected by 2013 to provide coverage, including mental health care, to an estimated 4.1 million children currently uninsured.

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Cholera Strain in Haiti Matches Bacteria from South Asia

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A team of researchers has determined that the strain of cholera erupting in Haiti matches bacterial samples from South Asia and not those from Latin America. The scientists conclude that the cholera bacterial strain introduced into Haiti probably came from an infected human, contaminated food or other item from outside of Latin America. 

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Effects of Spirituality on Alcohol Dependence in Alcoholics Anonymous

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- New research shows that attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings may increase spirituality and help decrease frequency and intensity of alcohol use.

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Obama Signs Child Nutrition Bill

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Thousands more children would eat lunches and dinners at school and all school food would become more nutritious under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law as a part of an administration-wide effort to combat childhood obesity.

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Genome Code Cracked for Most Common Form of Pediatric Brain Cancer

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Scientists have deciphered the genetic code for medulloblastoma, the most common pediatric brain cancer and a leading killer of children with cancer.  The genetic "map" is believed to be the first reported of a pediatric cancer genome.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer