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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN

Roxanne Nelson is a registered nurse and health/medical writer whose works has appeared in a wide range of publications for both healthcare professionals and consumers. These include Medscape, The Lancet, Prevention, Scientific American, WebMD, American Journal of Nursing, Frontline, National Geographic, Hematology Adviser, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Reuter's Health, Vegetarian Times, the Washington Post, Popular Science, among others.

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Emerging research indicates that there are two cell populations that quickly respond and work together to restore a non-functioning or failing organ.
Eating fatty acids may have a causal relationship to asthma symptoms in kids, a new study finds.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common type of chronic liver disease, but it's largely under-diagnosed, even among people with an advanced stage of it.
Institutions that support and fund research are ignoring the needs of working mothers, a new study finds.
Researchers have developed 3D-printed artificial tissue that may be more effective in treating injured bone and cartilage.
Millennials and gen Z are dissatisfied with the status quo, especially in healthcare. For example, they're much less likely to have a PCP than gen x and baby boomers.

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