Journal of Nursing
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People Entering Their 60s May Have More Disabilities Today Than In Prior Generations

LOS ANGELES (ASRN.ORG)- In a development that could have significant ramifications for the nation's health care system, Baby Boomers may well be entering their 60s suffering far more disabilities than their counterparts did in previous generations, according to a new UCLA study. The findings, researchers say, may be due in part to changing American demographics.

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New Schizophrenia Gene Prompts Researchers To Test Potential Drug Target

BALTIMORE, MD (ASRN.ORG)- Scientists at Hopkins report having used a commercially available drug to successfully “rescue” animal brain cells that they had intentionally damaged by manipulating a newly discovered gene that links susceptibility genes for schizophrenia and autism.

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CDC: People in Sunny States Happiest, New York Least

WASHINGTON (ASRN.ORG)- People in sunny, outdoorsy states —Louisiana, Hawaii, Florida — say they're the happiest Americans, and researchers think they know why. A new study comparing self-described pleasant feelings with objective measures of good living found these folks generally have reason to feel fine.

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Swine Flu Has Killed 540 Kids, Sickened 22 Million Americans

SAN FRANCISCO (ASRN.ORG)- Swine flu has swept through about 22 million Americans from April to October, killing an estimated 3,900 people, including 540 children.

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Researchers Create 'Fly Paper' To Capture Circulating Cancer Cells

LOS ANGELES (ASRN.ORG)- Just as fly paper captures insects, an innovative new device with nano-sized features developed by researchers is able to grab cancer cells in the blood that have broken off from a tumor. 

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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