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Nursing Shortage Has Leaders Rushing to Recruit
From salary increases to improved work environments, nationwide efforts are being made to educate and retain registered nurses. Will you join the ranks?
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Says “Nursing Prepares You For Any Role”
Reflecting on a long, multifaceted career in public service, the inspirational leader encourages others to follow her path.
What are the Health Benefits of Owning a Pet?
From weight loss to mental health, recent research shows that a furry friend could help their owners emotionally, socially and physically.
Starting with Sex Differences Leads to Better Medicine
Women’s health extends beyond our reproductive systems. Research is needed to provide women — and men — with better health care, from head to toe.
For Nurses, Personal Health Goes Hand in Hand with Positive Impact
Nurses need to set an example of wellness, shares the president of the ANA. See this principle at work in the touching story of friendship between a nurse and her patient.
The Global Repercussions of Stigmatizing Menstruation
Periods can be challenging, but for some women and girls, that time of the month is more than just a pain. They experience harmful social, educational and economic consequences.
Fran Drescher Speaks up for the Misdiagnosed
After a medical misdiagnosis and battle to beat uterine cancer, the actress and founder of Cancer Schmancer aims to improve women’s health care and stresses the importance of looking out for yourself.
Preparing For Your Board Exams: What You Need to Know
For aspiring doctors, passing certified board exams brings a huge sigh of relief. Knowing how to study can make all the difference.
Understanding the Art and Science of Caregiving
What we expect from life’s stages is often what we read, research and hear. But there is one life stage perhaps we don’t see coming and aren't prepared for.
Tips for Avoiding Zika and Planning a Healthy Pregnancy
Planning for pregnancy is one of the most important steps you can take to give your future child a healthy start in life.
Why Better Care for Older Adults Is the New Medical Frontier
As the human lifespan increases, the field of old age-related medical treatment is constantly changing. Here’s why geriatrics is the latest field of opportunity health care.
Not Alone: How to Cope with Caregiver Stress
As your loved ones age, their memories may fade at a scary pace. That doesn’t mean your personal health has to.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Marfan Syndrome
This rare genetic disorder affects 1 out of every 5,000 people. Here's what you need to today.
Transforming Nursing Education to Meet Emerging Health Care Demands
Highly educated nurses are in demand, and initiatives to help nurses advance their careers by moving up the academic ladder are on the rise.
Forget Your CV: How to Turn Your Health Care Job into a Career of Passion
The health care of today and tomorrow requires more than people who are “good at science,” and who “want to help people.”
How Data Analytics Are Uncovering Hidden Trends in Medical Records
Health care has come a long way since the introduction of the first electronic medical record more than 40 years ago.
Taking a Deeper Look into the Digital Face of Health Care
A sneeze at work? A dripping nose by the time you get home? As health goes digital, a visit to the doctor is becoming easier than ever.
More Nurses Find Competitive Edge in Online Education
Nurses looking to take the next step in their professional development are increasingly turning to online programs to ensure their education is on par with expectations.
The Information Revolution in Personalized Health Care
Advances in information technology are allowing medical professionals to provide a new level of personalized care.
Uncovering New Answers About Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Clinical trials play a pivotal role in medical advancements, furthering research and creating new treatment options for conditions.
Do Your Children Need the HPV Vaccine?
The HPV vaccine has been the source of controversy, so is it worth the high cost to have children vaccinated?
How Nurse Educators Are Impacting the Future of Nursing
Nurse educators have an incredible opportunity and a moral imperative to prepare the 21
century nursing workforce.
The Educational Tools Today’s Nurses Need
Employers today are looking for nurses with advanced degrees at an ever-increasing rate. Fortunately, nurses considering a return to school have multiple options for continuing their education.
Is the Solution to Our Student Debt Crisis in the Caribbean?
With the swelling debt crisis being a major concern for many students, the concept of affordability is being closely reexamined far and wide.
Zika’s Toll on Women and Families
To date, the virus has hit Brazil the hardest, particularly the poor, young, and marginalized. As leading expert Debora Diniz states, “With the Zika epidemic, we have the face of Brazilian inequality.”
Clinical Trials May Deliver New Answers for Asthma and Allergies
Clinical trials are actively investigating how customizing therapeutic antibodies may unlock better treatment for asthma and allergies.
5 Ways Payers and Providers Can Thrive Under Health Care Payment Reform
In the current health care economy, the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 presents a sink-or-swim opportunity.
Evaluating Nursing Today and in the Future
Today’s nurses have a powerful voice. They are leading health care nationally, at the bedside and in the boardroom.
Queen Latifah Joins in Her Mother’s Fight
You know her. You love her. But did you know Queen Latifah is creating a movement to spread the word about heart failure?
Experts Consider New Tools Helping Women Prevent Fatal Cancer
Experts consider the strides we’re making in women’s health, plus the most important thing to know about your reproductive health.
The Most Important Nursing Role You’ve Never Heard Of
Navigating through today’s health care system can be a maze of confusion for even the savviest of patients. But qualified help is on the way.
Quality Improvement Through an Innovative Nursing Health Care Model
Health care transformation has dramatically influenced the clinical settings for nursing students across the country, and as result innovative community clinical sites are being implemented.
Seth and Lauren-Miller Rogen's Message to Caregivers
Coping with her beloved mother's early-onset Alzheimer's disease for nearly a decade, Lauren Miller-Rogen and her husband Seth Rogen have advice for caregivers who are struggling.
Why Do We Really Need Clinical Trials?
Every day Americans decide to take medicines and try prevention and treatment options, based health care providers’ recommendations, which are often informed through clinical trials.
Everyday Heroes: Realizing the Promise of Clinical Trials
Around the world, people are living longer, healthier and happier lives because strangers they have never met volunteered for clinical trials.
Nurse-Turned-Country-Star Paul Brandt Tips His Cap to Fellow Nurses
Before his music career soared, Paul Brandt had another career he cherished as a pediatric registered nurse in Calgary.
Addressing Health Disparities through Clinical Trials
Historically, participants in clinical trials have not proportionally represented the diversity of our population. We can change that.
Chasing Aces: How Online Education Is Helping Students Thrive
Online education is helping students pass exams and stacking them with the skills they need to survive in the field.
Balancing Love and Pragmatism: Lonnie Ali’s Tips for Caregivers
Lonnie Ali opens up with Mediaplanet about how she balances the many demands of caregiving for one of the greatest boxers in history, Muhammad Ali.
What Online Education Promises Today’s Nurse-in-Training
Online programs offer accessibility, convenience and flexibility to nurses and other health care professionals juggling school, work, and family. Finding a strong accredited program is key to fulfilling educational goals.
Accepting the Challenge: Leeza Gibbons Lends a Hand and Voice to Caregivers
After her mother’s battle with Alzheimer's disease, the Emmy Award winning TV and radio host became an advocate for caregivers.
Path to Prescription: Should You Participate in a Clinical Trial?
Clinical trials are helping cancer patients of all ages to travel, work and find a better balance within their new 'normal.'
We’ve Got Your Six: Supporting Our Nation’s Military Caregivers
Senator Elizabeth Dole addresses the importance of raising national awareness for our military and veteran caregivers.
Family Caregiving: Benefits of Employee Assistance and Resource Groups
Family caregivers often have stress-related illnesses like depression, as well as decreased productivity and high absences.
From A to D: Understanding the Basics of Medicare
On top of all things family caregivers do – like manage medications, arrange doctor appointments, and handle the finances – sometimes they are called upon to help their elderly loved ones find the best Medicare plan.
Be Proactive About Your Hearing Health
Have you found yourself having trouble hearing the television? Do you have difficulty understanding someone from across the table in a crowded restaurant or meeting? According to the latest research studies, you’re not alone.
Exploring the Link Between Caregiving and Depression
Caregiving isn’t easy, and can lead to feelings of stress, guilt, anger, sadness, isolation and depression.
Age and Driving: Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Seniors On The Road
Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. Aging does not automatically equal total loss of driving ability.
Who Are the Medical Heroes Advancing Our Clinical Research?
Clinical trials are more than data and protocols. Meet the unsung heroes who are changing the face of health care.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Bold Predictions for Health Care in 2017
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how the doctors of the future are going to have very different jobs.
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