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There are many pressing health topics affecting parents, children and physicians during the critical back-to school season.  One often overlooked area is the stress that...
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We may one day be able to monitor patients' vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing...
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Communication is the foundation of everything we do. It’s how we implement our interventions, how we coordinate tertiary care and how we educate everyone...
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Can adults grow new neurons? Until relatively recently, experts believed the answer was no. But as neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret explains in a new TED Talk,...
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I had a rough shift the other night—you know, the one where you start off with a BIG assignment, run behind on everything the...
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When Miss Colorado stepped onto the stage in her scrubs and spoke about nursing, we celebrated her. She didn’t sing, she didn’t dance, but...
" High school football player"

As a new school year approaches, parents and caregivers recognize getting children ready and prepared with all of the things they need for a successful day...
"Riding the bud at night"

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
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Having well-educated nurses with fewer patients to care for can help reduce hospital deaths, a new NIH study suggests. The findings can help hospitals...
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We love our Modern Nurse readers! Nursing is unlike any other profession and we definitely accumulate some incredible stories throughout our career. From humorous...