Journal of Nursing
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Lawmakers want Nurse Practitioners to Meet Demand of National Healthcare Law

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- As the nation moves to expand healthcare coverage to millions under President Obama's healthcare law, many States face a major obstacle: There aren't enough doctors to treat a crush of newly insured patients.

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ADHD on the Rise

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the diagnoses of children with ADHD increased from 7% to 9% from 1998-2000 through 2007-2009.

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How Does No-Limits Nursing Stand Up to Todays No-Limits Tech Career?

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Nurses help prevent disease and injury and care for the sick and injured, but within these parameters, there are no limits to what the job can entail. How does today's no limits nursing career stack up to today's no-limits tech careers?

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Michigan May Become 2nd State To Mandate Nursing Ratios

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Democrats in the state House and Senate want Michigan to become the second state to mandate nurse staffing ratios in hospitals, following California.

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Risks of Adult Sleep Walking Detailed

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A new study is warning that sleepwalking could have serious impact on an adult’s health and quality of life, potentially leading to sleep disruption, fatigue, psychological distress, and other ailments.

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Autistic Children Happier and Better Behaved in Presence of Animals

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Animals and humans have long enjoyed an amicable relationship with one another. For whatever reason, it seems as if we generally enjoy one another’s company. Various animals have been found to bring comfort to the sick and even lower blood pressure. Now, a new study has found that animals can have yet another positive influence on humans, particularly children with autism. According to research conducted by psychology researcher Marguerite E. O’Haire of the University of Queensland, children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) become happier and more well behaved when animals are present.

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Electronic Cigarette Use Up, CDC Concerned About Unknowns.

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are becoming more popular with adults. According to the new figures, one in five American adults have tried an electronic cigarette, a number that represents a steady increase over the past three years. This study was followed up with a statement from an anti-smoking advocacy group urging the FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes along with all other tobacco products.

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New iPhone 5S in August

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Yet Another Analyst Predicts The Next iPhone Will Debut In August/September 2013

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Fallon Replacing Leno on the Tonight Show

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Maybe Jay Leno isn't the Freddy Krueger of late night after all. If The Hollywood Reporter's sources are correct, his reign at 11:35 p.m. may finally be coming to a close... for good... for real this time.