Journal of Nursing
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Study: Smoking Shortens Life Span By At Least 10 Years

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --  People who smoke take at least 10 years off their life expectancy, a new study has found.

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Flu Season Fuels Debate Over Sick Time Leave

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.

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Advance Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants Can Safely Perform Abortions

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- First trimester abortions are just as safe when performed by trained nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse midwives as when conducted by physicians, according to a new six-year study led by UCSF.

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Study: Obese Drivers Less Likely to Survive Traffic Accidents

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Any scenario involving the collision of two vehicles could have a deadly ending, and a new study from a pair of American researchers shows that obese people are at a greater risk of not surviving a violent accident.

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Poor U.S. Hospitals Likeliest to Pay Readmission Fine

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Large teaching hospitals and hospitals that primarily provide care to poor and uninsured patients are most likely to lose federal money under the U.S. government's plan to improve quality by tying payments to readmissions, according to new research.

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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