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Surgeon Uses iPhone To Diagnose His Own Cancer

A vascular surgeon using his own neck to test an iPhone-based portable ultrasonic scanner found that cancerous cells were present. MIT Technology Review reported, "Black-and gray...

Rediscover the Joy of Being a Nurse

Need a Resilience Roadmap? –Time To Read “Rediscover The Joy Of Being A Nurse” We all know that being a nurse is not an easy...
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Smart Bandage Could Promote Better, Faster Healing

Imagine a bandage made of electrically conductive fibers coated in a gel that can be individually loaded with infection-fighting antibiotics, tissue-regenerating growth factors, painkillers...
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10 Most Unnecessary And Overused Medical Tests and Treatments

We know you are going to have opinions about this...Unnecessary medication. Tests that don't reveal the problem, or uncover a "problem" that isn't really...
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Did You See It? –Nurse Delivers Target Shopper’s Baby

It was supposed to be a quick trip to Target to pick up a few things. But when you are a nurse, sometimes your...
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One Vaccine Injection Could Carry Many Doses

Leave it to good ol' MIT to potentially revolutionize drug and vaccine delivery. Are you ready for this? MIT engineers have invented a new 3-D...
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Nurses Nationwide Lend a Helping Hand at Bay Area Regional in the Aftermath of...

Nurses from New Jersey, New York, California and Massachusetts made their way to Bay Area Regional Medical Center in the days after impact to relieve staff to get much needed...
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Are Beards A DO Or DON’T In Nursing?

Are beards a health hazard in the nursing profession? Or just an expression of style that doesn’t hinder the job in any way? A...
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What Becoming A Nurse Means To Me

My mom and I were at the Bloomsburg Fair, an annual week-long event in central Pennsylvania; I couldn’t have been more than a teen...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...

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