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Daily Mirror
Wild West nun who defied Billy The Kid and lynch mobs could become a saintMany men boasted of being the fastest gun in the West. But there was only one w
Wild West nun who defied Billy The Kid and lynch mobs could become a saint
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Many men boasted of being the fastest gun in the West. But there was only one woman in cowboy country who was known as the fastest nun in the West. Sister Blandina Segale gained the accolade for exploits such as standing up to the original Billy the... Read more
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Londonist
What Do Nazis, Stamps And Poltergeists Have In Common?A world of books. Photo: Darren Johnson (2012) In our teched up, plugged in wo
What Do Nazis, Stamps And Poltergeists Have In Common?
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
A world of books. Photo: Darren Johnson (2012) In our teched up, plugged in world libraries can often seem like the stuffy preserve of academics — yet these great sanctuaries to the printed word contain ideas, people and places which reveal the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Medical Matters: Musical theatre, surgical instruments and the pain scale Listening to music before, during, or after a surgical procedure is beneficial
Medical Matters: Musical theatre, surgical instruments and the pain scale
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Listening to music before, during, or after a surgical procedure is beneficial to patients and can reduce pain and anxiety significantly Here is some great medical news for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Surf work: wipeout of far out?Sometimes work is just work ... even on a beach, with beautiful people, and nev
Surf work: wipeout of far out?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Sometimes work is just work ... even on a beach, with beautiful people, and never-ending surf, writes Elisabeth Easther. Teaching surfing is harder work than it looks. Photo / Supplied The idea of working at a surf resort sounds like a dream come... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Teshie Nursing and Midwifery College holds graduationHealth News of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Health Minister Mr Alex Segbefia has
Teshie Nursing and Midwifery College holds graduation
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
Health News of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Health Minister Mr Alex Segbefia has asked public health workers to strive to change the negative perceptions of the public about them by doing their work diligently and humanely. He told new professionally... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
RTC holds practical nursing program graduationThe Rolla Technical Center’s program of practical nursing held its 48th annual
RTC holds practical nursing program graduation
Rolla Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
The Rolla Technical Center’s program of practical nursing held its 48th annual pinning ceremony Friday, July 17, at Rolla Middle School.Welcome and introductions were made by Vikki Parsell, director of the practical nursing program. Brandi Hobson... Read more
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Japan Today
Music eases pain after surgery: study ‹ Japan TodayListening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and th
Music eases pain after surgery: study ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
Listening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and the need for painkillers, according to a comprehensive study. In a review of more than 70 clinical trials involving nearly 7,000 patients, researchers found music to be a... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Music eases pain after surgery, study shows Published: 14 August 2015 10:08 AM With the application of music, post-opera
Music eases pain after surgery, study shows
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 14 August 2015 10:08 AM With the application of music, post-operative pain was reduced on average by about a fifth says lead author Catherine Meads of Brunel University in Uxbridge, England. –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spike in Vandalism and Litter a National ShameThere is an epidemic of anti-social behaviour and vandalism in Kenya right now.
Spike in Vandalism and Litter a National Shame
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
There is an epidemic of anti-social behaviour and vandalism in Kenya right now. Streetlights and such highway fixtures as barriers are increasingly targeted. City Hall contracted Kenya Power in October last year to refurbish 24,000 streetlights on... Read more
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Philly.com
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces painThe team conducted a meta-analysis of all published randomized trials looking a
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
The team conducted a meta-analysis of all published randomized trials looking at how music compares with standard care or other non-drug interventions such as massage and relaxation in effecting recovery of adults after operations. The results,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Study: Music helps recovery from surgery, reduces pain Scientists said people going for surgery should be allowed to choose the musi
Study: Music helps recovery from surgery, reduces pain
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
Scientists said people going for surgery should be allowed to choose the music they'd like to hear. Picture: freeimages.com LONDON – Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 13, 2015Today is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in
This day in history, Aug. 13, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Today is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors; within days, the Communist... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces painLONDON — Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients’
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
LONDON — Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients’ pain, eases anxiety and lessens the need for painkillers, British scientists said Thursday. After reviewing evidence from about 7,000 patients, the scientists said people... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!Good morning, it’s Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 da
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 16 days ago
Good morning, it’s Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in the year. We’ll start the day in the mid-70s and we’re expecting afternoon highs around 101 before the temperature drops back into the mid-70s overnight. On... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaMore Evidence That Music Eases Pain, Anxiety After Surgery Hospitals have a fr
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
More Evidence That Music Eases Pain, Anxiety After Surgery Hospitals have a free and powerful tool that they could use more often to help reduce the pain that surgery patients experience: music.Scores of studies over the years have looked at the... Read more
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FOX News
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces painWhile the study found listening to music at any time seemed effective, there wa
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
While the study found listening to music at any time seemed effective, there was a trend for better outcomes if patients listened to music before surgery rather than during or after. And when patients selected their own music, there was a slightly... Read more
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The New Age
Music eases pain after surgeryListening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and th
Music eases pain after surgery
The New Age / Posted 16 days ago
Listening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and the need for painkillers, according to a comprehensive study published Wednesday. In a review of more than 70 clinical trials involving nearly 7,000 patients, researchers... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
More Evidence That Music Eases Pain, Anxiety After SurgeryWe all get by a little better with the help of our tunes. Hospitals have a fre
More Evidence That Music Eases Pain, Anxiety After Surgery
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
We all get by a little better with the help of our tunes. Hospitals have a free and powerful tool that they could use more often to help reduce the pain that surgery patients experience: music. Scores of studies over the years have looked at the... Read more
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Medical News Today
Music may help patients recover from surgeryA new study has identified a simple strategy that may aid recovery for patients
Music may help patients recover from surgery
Medical News Today / Posted 16 days ago
A new study has identified a simple strategy that may aid recovery for patients who have undergone surgery: listening to music. Researchers found patients who listened to music before, during or after surgery experienced less pain and anxiety... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces painLONDON Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' pa
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
LONDON Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' pain, eases anxiety and lessens the need for painkillers, British scientists said on Thursday. After reviewing evidence from around 7,000 patients, the scientists said... Read more
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Times of Malta
Music ‘has positive impact on patients during surgery’Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music ‘has positive impact on patients during surgery’
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacToday is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Today is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors; within days, the Communist... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Today is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors; within days, the Communist... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Listening to music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain: researchListening to music boosts recovery from surgery and reduces pain, research find
Listening to music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain: research
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
Listening to music boosts recovery from surgery and reduces pain, research finds Photo: British researchers have definitively proven that listening to music has a positive impact on patient outcomes. (iStockPhoto/bowie15/iStockphoto) Listening to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
Today is Thursday, August 13, the 225th day of 2015. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors; within days, the Communist... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery' Music was found to reduced pain and anxiety in surgery patients Music benefi
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Music was found to reduced pain and anxiety in surgery patients Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces painLONDON: Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' p
Music boosts recovery from surgery, reduces pain
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
LONDON: Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces patients' pain, eases anxiety and lessens the need for painkillers, British scientists said on Thursday. After reviewing evidence from around 7,000 patients, the scientists said... Read more
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Northern Echo
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'The findings confirmed that playing music produced significant benefits, especi
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
The findings confirmed that playing music produced significant benefits, especially when patients were able to choose the music they liked. The best outcomes occurred when music was played before rather than after an operation. But, surprisingly,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery' « Shropshire StarResearch shows that listening to music played before, after and even during sur
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 16 days ago
Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for painkillers. Scientists pooled the results of 73 trials looking at the impact of music on almost 7,000 surgical... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Bury Times
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Gazette
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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guardian-series
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
guardian-series / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Harrow Times
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Harrow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Gazette News
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Gazette News / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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This is West Country
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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Bolton News
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operatin
Music 'has positive impact on patients during surgery'
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
Music benefits surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table, a study has found. Research shows that listening to music played before, after and even during surgery leads to reduced pain, anxiety and need for... Read more
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London SE1
Historic nursing memorabilia stolen from St Thomas' HospitalNurses who trained at St Thomas' Hospital have appealed for the return of objec
Historic nursing memorabilia stolen from St Thomas' Hospital
London SE1 / Posted 19 days ago
Nurses who trained at St Thomas' Hospital have appealed for the return of objects stolen from a display case in the hospital last week. The Nightingale Fellowship, the alumni association for what is now the Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery... Read more
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Highlands Today
SFSC graduates new crop of practical nursesAVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated 20 practical nurses (LPN) at
SFSC graduates new crop of practical nurses
Highlands Today / Posted 22 days ago
AVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated 20 practical nurses (LPN) at a ceremony July 30. With scores of family, friends and well-wishers looking on at SFSC’s Theatre for the Performing Arts, the graduates, wearing traditional white... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Medical Doctor of TodayIt was the beginning of the seventies, when in Belgium, men and women of the he
The Medical Doctor of Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
It was the beginning of the seventies, when in Belgium, men and women of the healing profession, at one time, laid down their tools. The whole of Europe did "spit venom" on these doctors as a result. Europe hadn't ever observed this before. These... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Amanda McClelland: nursing communities to health after disaster Amanda is an Australian emergency health advisor working internationally with
Amanda McClelland: nursing communities to health after disaster
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Amanda is an Australian emergency health advisor working internationally with the Red Cross. After early experience nursing in remote Aboriginal communities, Amanda shifted her focus... Read more
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