Journal of Nursing
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Cell Phone Messages Helps Smokers Quit

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Text and video messages designed to help people quit smoking nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters, compared to people who didn't have such assistance, in a new review of several studies.

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Study Links Flu During Pregnancy With Autism

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Kids whose mothers had the flu while pregnant were slightly more likely to be diagnosed with "infantile autism" before age three in a new Danish study. But the children's overall risk for the developmental disorder was not higher than that of other kids.

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Home Blood Pressure Monitors Show Mixed Results

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Home blood pressure monitors may be useful to some older adults who've suffered a stroke, but little help to others, a new study suggests.

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Retail Clinics Cut Into Primary Care

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Retail health clinics operate mainly out of chain pharmacies, but they're also in some grocery stores and "big box" stores like Wal-mart. There are now more than 1,300 retail health clinics nationwide, according to the non-profit RAND Institute. And among Americans with private health insurance, their use rose 10-fold between 2007 and 2009.

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Day After C-Section Discharge May Be Fine

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Some women who deliver their babies by cesarean section may be able to check out of the hospital the next day without raising their risk of problems, according to a Malaysian study.

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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