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Preactivity Screening for Older Adults

Although a Surgeon General's report concluded that no one is too old to enjoy the benefits of physical activity, there has been a nagging concern about the risk of exercise-related injuries.

Bullying Among Severely Obese Adolescents

Obese adolescents are especially prone to being bullied, both traditionally and, increasingly, with cyberbullying. What impact does this have on their psychological well-being and treatment efforts?

Earthquakes, Nepal, and Hospital Care

Annoyed at a lack of supplies or equipment? Irritated by the demands of computer charting? Read about what nursing and hospitals are like in Nepal, and you might go from grumpy to grateful.