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Nurses undeterred by internet bans at work: study

Nurses undeterred by internet bans at work: study

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Healthcare workers seek out health-related information on their own time, and through internet connections other than ones offered by their employers.

PDR expands its services beyond the book

PDR expands its services beyond the book

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Physicians Desk Reference is on a mission to expand its image beyond just being that heavy book doctors consult for information

Informa rumored to lay off staff

Tweets offering help and jobs have followed reports that former Elsevier employees are now former Informa employees.

Merion renames NP, PA print publication

Merion renames NP, PA print publication

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The newly titled Nurse Practitioner Perspective rolls out this month, keeping pace with an educational shift in the nursing field.

Criticism prompts WaPo 180

The Washington Post was publishing studies and press releases in its science section until criticism prompted it to stop.

New owner to publish MedAdNews biannually

New owner to publish MedAdNews biannually

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A month after UBM Canon closed the B2B magazine, marketing firm Outcomes LLC announced its return to twice-a-year publication.

Nodding to bloggers, Lilly digitizes content

Nodding to bloggers, Lilly digitizes content

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The move to digitize a series of books it co-created with Disney for kids with type 1 diabetes was spurred by a meeting with the online diabetes community.

Japan investigates cancer "articles"

The Heath, Labor and Welfare ministry says a publisher passed off advertorials as articles.

Nature pulls GSK paper

The retraction comes six months after researchers were fired over misrepresented data.

App caused PubMed traffic surge

Summaries max out at 160 characters and most queries are clinical.

Finding kicks up plagiarism v. paraphrasing debate

PNAS fixed a citation issue by adding quotes, but readers are not completely sold.

Lippincott deepens CE, research connection

Lippincott deepens CE, research connection

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The publisher says the latest release enriches the CE experience through direct links to Nursing Advisor content.

Remedy's HealthCentral.com is slated for a makeover

Remedy's HealthCentral.com is slated for a makeover

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Remedy Health is hoping a new design for its flagship portal can give it an edge over rivals WebMD and Everyday Health.

AMA to shutter newspaper amid ad turmoil

AMA to shutter newspaper amid ad turmoil

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American Medical News' 55-year publishing run will come to a close this year, the AMA, its publisher, said today.

New MedPage editor wants to give more clinicians a voice

New MedPage editor wants to give more clinicians a voice

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Reuters Health's former executive editor has plans for cultivating a broader, richer experience for MedPage Today readers. He's already got a list of writers he's looking to recruit.

Big publishers back startup's journal "sneak-peek" service

Big publishers back startup's journal "sneak-peek" service

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Publisher middleman DeepDyve has launched a five-minute "freemium" service that CEO William Park says saves researchers money, and prevents the hassle of buying off-target research. Publishers such as Wiley support the service through cross-promotions on their websites.

Elsevier tool puts editorial imprint on news stream

Elsevier tool puts editorial imprint on news stream

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Responsive-design PracticeUpdate absorbs OncologyStat to become a more wide-ranging resource of curated content that spans the medical field, not just the Dutch publisher's media.

Business briefs: Allergan, Amgen, Wiley

Allergan's 2013 outlook scores points with at least one analyst, Amgen is laying off 160 staff, and Wiley renews a publishing relationship.

Researcher takes aim at clashing drug data

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An expert witness in a 2008 lawsuit highlights holes in clinical data, and finds that corporate and published trial data do not necessarily correspond.

Business news: Elsevier, FDA

Elsevier launches a new title, FDA is holding a public hearing on opioids and chronic pain.

Company news: Edelman, Pfizer, Publicis, Lippincott

Healthcare PR giant Dan Edelman dies; Pfizer says 'no comment' on breakup speculation; Publicis Healthcare snags a new SVP; Lippincott gives nurses a new drug diagnosis tool.


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