ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

Recap for Week Ending October 10, 2014:

Nobel prize in medicine awarded for discovery of brain’s ‘GPS’ Read article here

Tackling type 2 diabetes at its root shows promise Read article here

Doctors consider consequences of new Vicodin rules Read article here

Understanding the Risks of Ebola, and What ‘Direct Contact’ Means Read article here

When Ebola hits, contact tracing is a critical process Read article here

What happens to hospital business when Ebola is in the ER? Read article here

How doctors test for Ebola Read article here

U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers Arriving From Ebola-Stricken Countries Read article here

U.S. EMTs adopt new Ebola procedures Read article here

First person diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. dies in Texas hospital Read article here

A general view of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is seen in Dallas, Texas in this October 4, 2014 file photo. REUTERS-Jim Young-Files

National Nursing Survey: 80% Of Hospitals Have Not Communicated An Infectious Disease Policy Read article here

Feds issue rules for burying Ebola patients in the U.S. Read article here

Why America’s Nurses Are Burning Out Read article here

It’s Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height Read article here

Parents growing anxious about enterovirus D68 Read article here

Shorter doc training not tied to worse outcomes, study shows Read article here

‘Decision fatigue’ may lead docs to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics Read article here

Hospitals’ High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs’ Resistance: Study Read article here

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study

What 20 Years Of Research Has Taught Us About The Chronic Effects Of Marijuana Read article here

New ‘lab-on-a-chip’ could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer Read article here

New 'lab-on-a-chip' could revolutionize early diagnosis of cancer

Life Expectancy in the US Reaches All-Time High Read article here

29-year-old woman: Why I’m taking my own life Read article here

Caution: Using Certain OTC Medicines May Affect Your Driving Ability Read article here

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Study warns about stimulants in diet supplements Read article here

Could diabetics produce their own insulin? Read article here

32 Myths About The Flu Vaccine You Don’t Need to Fear Read article here

Lung cancer can stay hidden for 20 years before detection, study says Read article here

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