Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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Disabled and Other Vulnerable Groups More Susceptible to Terrorism Fears

Research has shown that certain marginalized groups - including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and Latinos...

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Most Babies with Uncomplicated Febrile Seizures Can Avoid Spinal Tap

When babies develop a fever high enough or abrupt enough to cause a seizure, frightened parents often rush them to the emergency room, where their workup frequently includes a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) to rule out bacterial meningitis.

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New Tool Could Prevent Needless Stents and Save Money, Says Cardiologist

Doctors may be implanting too many artery-opening stents and could avoid needless operations-and ultimately save lives-if they did more in-depth measurements of blood flow...

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Researchers Discover New Schizophrenia Gene

Researchers are one gene closer to understanding schizophrenia and related disorders. In a new report, the team describes how a variation in the neuregulin 3 gene influences delusions associated with schizophrenia.

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One in Four California Adolescent Girls has had HPV Vaccine

Less than two years after the HPV vaccine was approved as a routine vaccination for girls aged 11 and older, one-quarter of California adolescent girls have started the series of shots that protect against human papillomavirus, which is strongly linked to cervical cancer.

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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