Journal of Nursing
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Study Finds H1N1 Virus Spreads Easily By Plane

LOS ANGELES (ASRN.ORG)- Viruses love plane travel. They get to fly around the world inside a closed container while their infected carrier breathes and coughs, spreading pathogens to other passengers, either by direct contact or through the air. And once people deplane, the virus can spread to other geographical areas.

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Old Antidepressant Offers Promise In Treating Heart Failure

BALTIMORE, MD (ASRN.ORG)- A of team researchers has found in animal experiments that an antidepressant developed over 40 years ago can blunt and even reverse the muscle enlargement and weakened pumping function associated with heart failure.

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"Lose It," "Live It," and Keep It Off

ROCHESTER, MN (ASRN.ORG)- Tired of unhealthy fad diets that ultimately backfire? Ready to throw away your calorie counter? Mayo Clinic, a leading authority on health and nutrition, announces The Mayo Clinic Diet, the first and only diet developed by Mayo Clinic. Designed to cut through the weight-loss clutter, this could be the last diet you'll ever need.

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Use Of Mail-Order Pharmacies Could Improve Patients' Medication Adherence

LOS ANGELES (ASRN.ORG)- Buying medicine by mail may encourage patients to stick to their doctor-prescribed medication regimen, new research suggests.

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Words Used To Describe Substance-Use Patients Can Alter Attitudes, Contribute To Stigma

BOSTON (ASRN.ORG)- Changing the words used to describe someone struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction may significantly alter the attitudes of health care professionals, even those who specialize in addiction treatment. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have found that health professionals' answers to survey questions about a hypothetical patient varied depending on whether he was described as a "substance abuser" or as "having a substance use disorder."

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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