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Nurse Eye Roll: Nurses – Protect Your Back!

After you land your first nursey job, you’ll sit through a long orientation.  You’ll have just come back from lunch in a food coma,...

Oregon company finds success in drug-free pain treatment

The message over the past year to doctors and the entire healthcare community from the government and the latest science has been clear:  Opiods...
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Nurses And Their Sixth Sense

Nurses do indeed have a sixth sense. No, I didn’t misspell “sick” sense. I mean, we have an instinct that civilians don’t have. The nursing...
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Nurses Request Discussion on Health Effects of Climate, Environment Crisis

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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Have You Read The Shift?

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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Can A Chat With A Nurse Really Persuade Patients To Quit Smoking?

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her...
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A Nation In Pain

Most American adults have experienced some level of pain, from brief to more lasting pain, and from relatively minor to more severe pain, according...
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Top 5 Most Expensive Conditions Treated in U.S. Hospitals

Costs associated with inpatient stays constitute the largest single component of healthcare spending.  Working as a healthcare professional, you are on the frontline of...
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Watch News Anchor’s Moving Speech in Honor of Nurses

It’s not often that nurses receive the type of recognition they so deserve. That’s why on the rare occasion that they do, we listen....
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Are You Ignoring One Of The Most Potent Ways To Improve Patient Health?

Leveraging existing relationships with friends and family may be a more effective way to improve patients' health and encourage new healthy habits and behaviors...

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