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Home births on the rise in U.S. – - CNN.com Blogs

Home births on the rise in U.S. – - CNN.com Blogs | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
Between 1990 and 2004, the number of women who were choosing to give birth at home steadily declined. But in 2005 the trend turned, according to a new report released by the National Center for Health Statistics on Thursday.
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Christina Lander's comment, March 3, 2013 9:03 PM
this states how in the past few years homebirthing has declined dramatically. however many women are fully aware of the options that they have when it comes to birthing. it talks about the American College of Nurse-Midwives. It also talks about safety.
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U.S. Takes First Steps Toward Internet Voting

U.S. Takes First Steps Toward Internet Voting | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
LiveBallot allows American citizens living abroad to access their official ballots from the cloud 45 days before an election.
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Three-Fourths Of Americans Live In States That Don't Provide Affordable Health Care, Analysis Finds

Three-Fourths Of Americans Live In States That Don't Provide Affordable Health Care, Analysis Finds | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Here's a reality check for President Barack Obama's health overhaul: Three out of four uninsured Americans live in states that have yet to figure out how to deliver on its promise of affordable medical care.
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Genes may predict maintenance of intelligence over lifetime: Study

A Scottish study that began 80 years ago has shown that genes may play a role in maintaining intelligence till old age. The study participants joined when they were 11 years old.
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Introducing the Top Ten Most Influential Bloggers | E-Learning Council

Introducing the Top Ten Most Influential Bloggers | E-Learning Council | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
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The 50 Best Blogs for Future Leaders - Online Colleges

The 50 Best Blogs for Future Leaders - Online Colleges | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
Future leaders need to educate themselves about the world and how to sharpen the personal tools needed for lasting success and influence.
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Why Didn’t Teen Moms Use Birth Control?

Why Didn’t Teen Moms Use Birth Control? | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
Of the contraception non-users, more than 31% said they didn't think they could get pregnant at the time.
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Maya Raulic's comment, February 25, 2013 11:04 PM
Many teens need to stop thinking "it cant happen to me" because it can happen to anyone. Teens need to be more aware and taught better and watch what they look at that influences them.
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C-sections on the rise and most mothers not well informed: Queensland study

According to a latest study from Queensland, it is doctors, not mothers, who are responsible for the rising rate of babies born by caesarean section in Australia.
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My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
by Greg Green, Special to CNN Editor’s note:  Greg Green is the principal at Clintondale High School in Clinton Township, Michigan. I’m a principal at Clintondale High, a financially challenged school near Detroit.
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Einstein's new blog provides a rare window into lives of doctors

What is it like to be a practicing physician in today's world of breakthrough technologies, expanding therapeutic options, insurance challenges, health policy debates and increasingly savvy e-patients?
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U.S. to Tell Drug Makers to Disclose Payments to Doctors

U.S. to Tell Drug Makers to Disclose Payments to Doctors | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
To head off medical conflicts of interest, the companies would be required to disclose what they pay doctors for research, consulting, speaking, travel and entertainment.
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Hematologists Disagree With Sickle-Cell Testing as Prerequisite for Playing Sports

Hematologists Disagree With Sickle-Cell Testing as Prerequisite for Playing Sports | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
The physicians' position contrasts with that of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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Meet the Marriage Killer

Meet the Marriage Killer | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
Tips for getting out of the negative communication rut from Howard Markman and other experts.
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Niners' defense of Williams turns low moment into heart-warming one - NFL - CBSSports.com News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy Advice

Niners' defense of Williams turns low moment into heart-warming one - NFL - CBSSports.com News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy Advice | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
It's easy to look at the 49ers' overtime loss and point to Kyle Williams -- and his two fumbles -- as the reason why. Instead of piling on during a difficult time, Gregg Doyel says his teammates picked him up and it was heart-warming.
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Should Every Patient Have a Unique ID Number for All Medical Records?

Should Every Patient Have a Unique ID Number for All Medical Records? | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
A debate in The Wall Street Journal's Big Issues series. Proponents say health-care ID numbers would facilitate information sharing among doctors and improve care. Critics say they would create a system that no one trusts.
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Use This Infographic to Pick a Good, Strong Password

Use This Infographic to Pick a Good, Strong Password | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
We always enjoy a useful infographic, and there are few things quite as important as choosing a strong password—at least in the area of online security.
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Tips for making mobile-friendly screencasts - The Distant Librarian

Over at The Screening Room, the blog to support the Mac-only screencasting product, ScreenFlow, you'll find a recent post with some guidelines for creating screencasts optimized for the iPhone and iPad.
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Oral contraceptive pills help relieve period pain: Study

A three decade long study has proven that oral contraceptive pills may alleviate painful periods for some women. Estimates suggest more than half of women have suffered from the condition, called dysmenorrhea, at some point.
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Prepregnancy Contraceptive Use Among Teens with Unintended Pregnancies Resulting in Live Births — Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004–2008

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Study: Fewer abortions worldwide; increase in unsafe abortions – - CNN.com Blogs

Study: Fewer abortions worldwide; increase in unsafe abortions – - CNN.com Blogs | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
A new study finds that although abortion rates around the world have leveled off, unsafe abortions across the globe continue to rise.
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New colorectal cancer screening test is highly accurate and more sensitive: Study

Results of two studies suggest that a new, investigational colorectal cancer screening test developed in a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences Inc.
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The Value of Teachers

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A new study suggests a great teacher is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in increased earning power to students. It’s time to overhaul our education policy.
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With excess praise losing favor, vindication for Tiger Mom?

With excess praise losing favor, vindication for Tiger Mom? | Nursing Education | Scoop.it
‘Saturday Night Live’ lampoons overconfident, untalented kids; studies show unearned self-esteem harms learning.
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