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My patients often hear me say: “Medicine is an art not a science”.  While I do not mean science is not the basis of medicine,...
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Leaders of unions representing leading nurses and other healthcare workers in 18 countries from every major continent requested a meeting with Pope Francis during his...
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National Safety Council survey shows 45 percent of painkiller users do not know they are taking opioids Forty-five percent of Americans who use opioid prescription...
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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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Music is a true lifesaver. Once, after a really bad breakup, a friend convinced me to get up out of my misery and get on the...
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When you meet a new patient, you’ll need to introduce yourself. But for many nurses, this is easier said than done. If you’re not...
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Do you wash your hands as much as you should on the floor? New systems use a powerful emotion to make sure nurses and...
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We all know that to err is human, and can give us a chuckle in the meantime. And while it may be considered bad...
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Looking for a good book recommendation?  Palliative care nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown chronicles a day in the life of a nurse as well as...
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. Hospital systems throughout the country will begin supplying their employees with Apple Watches in the hopes of improving patient care. Numerous hospitals and integrated...