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Who Made It On This Year’s List Of Best Hospitals?

Who Made It On This Year’s List Of Best Hospitals?

There are many hospitals and clinics across the country, but only a handful earned a coveted spot on the latest U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals list. Recently released, the latest list is the 28th of its kind. […]

Fighting To Stop The Spread Of Psoriasis

Fighting To Stop The Spread Of Psoriasis

The National Psoriasis Foundation has declared August as Psoriasis Action Month. Psoriasis is a disease that causes irritating and uncomfortable patches on the skin. For many, living with psoriasis makes living a quality life challenging. Though it is not a […]

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‘Think Fungus’ To Help Prevent The Growth Of Fungal Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared Aug. 14-18 as the very first Fungal Disease Awareness Week. Throughout the world, the prevalence of fungal diseases is a serious health issue. Fungal infections can lead to severe illnesses […]

6 Great Nursing Jobs (That Aren’t In Hospitals)

6 Great Nursing Jobs (That Aren’t In Hospitals)

Whether you’re in nursing school or have just finished your first year on the job as an RN, you may be wondering if there are any non-hospital job opportunities for nurses out there. Let’s face it – while many nurses […]

Bullying: The Culture Of Nursing

Bullying: The Culture Of Nursing

Bullying is an everyday occurrence in nursing and health care. Nurses bully each other. Physicians bully each other. Supervisors bully employees. This often leaves us wondering how is it that people in an industry centered on service, compassion, and patient […]

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5 Emergency Room Myths And Misconceptions

As front door to healthcare, emergency rooms receive almost all kinds of patients. Most of us will have to visit the ER at least once in our lives. Oftentimes, we see it as it is depicted on movies and TV […]

How To Avoid Punches & Bites When Doing A G-Tube Flush

How To Avoid Punches & Bites When Doing A G-Tube Flush

Ever had a patient swing at you or even try to bite you when you were simply trying to help? Your patient probably didn’t mean any harm by it. Patients have to endure many uncomfortable procedures, and they are often […]

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13 Hilarious Nurse Bloopers, As Told by Nurses

It has been said that laughter is the best medicine. We see everything imaginable, and in order to handle emergencies and provide the best care possible, nurses need to be exceptionally well trained, and they need to have a healthy […]

Should Nurses With Dementia Be Allowed To Keep Working?

Should Nurses With Dementia Be Allowed To Keep Working?

Many nurses enjoy dedicating themselves to their profession for a lifetime. Doing an exceptional job in the medical field requires the men and women of nursing to be in an optimal state of health. Although they are counted on for […]

Are Beards A DO Or DON’T In Nursing?

Are Beards A DO Or DON’T In Nursing?

What do you think: Are beards unsanitary, or no different from long hair on female nurses? Weigh in!

Helping Kids See A Brighter Future: August Is Children’s Eye & Safety Month

Helping Kids See A Brighter Future: August Is Children’s Eye & Safety Month

Millions of children throughout America deal with eye issues, such as nearsightedness, infections, and eye injuries. During the month of August, the American Academy of Ophthalmology helps raise awareness throughout the nation about the importance of eye health and safety […]

High School Students Get First-Hand Nursing Experience At Camp

High School Students Get First-Hand Nursing Experience At Camp

High school students interested in entering the world of nursing spent this summer at a camp hosted by George Mason University in Virginia. Professors at George Mason University designed this camp to educate high school students about everything involved in […]

National Health Center Week: Celebrating America’s Health Centers

National Health Center Week: Celebrating America’s Health Centers

The upcoming week of August 13 through the 19 is known nationwide as National Health Center Week. These seven days shed light on the valuable health centers that help communities across America to be as healthy and happy as possible. […]

Immunizations Prevent Diseases & Save Lives. Spread The Word In August.

Immunizations Prevent Diseases & Save Lives. Spread The Word In August.

Vaccination protects Americans of all ages against harmful diseases. With children preparing to go back to school and flu season just around the corner, the National Public Health Information Coalition has selected August for the promotion of immunization awareness. During […]

Is America Still Facing A Nursing Shortage?

Is America Still Facing A Nursing Shortage?

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about America’s nursing shortage. This national shortage of nurses has resulted from a number of factors, including limited availability in medical schools, a shortage of qualified nursing school […]