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Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The multisite international… Read More »

AHA argues nonprofit hospitals more than make up for lost tax revenue

Dive Brief: Federal tax revenue foregone in 2016 because of the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals totaled $ 9 billion, but those hospitals spent more than 10 times that amount in providing community benefits, according to the American Hospital Association. In a report released Wednesday, AHA said nonprofit hospitals spent nearly $ 44 billion in… Read More »

UK: More Than Half a Million Children Missed Measles Vaccine Between 2010–2017

Children in UK. Representational image. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) London, April 25: More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity the Unicef reveals. Health experts say children should have two doses of the vaccine to fully protect against… Read More »