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The Homeopathy Crackdown – New FTC Crackdowns Aimed At Bogus Marketing Claims
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The Homeopathy Crackdown – New FTC Crackdowns Aimed At Bogus Marketing Claims

The homeopathy market is huge. In the US alone, the market for “home remedies” and homeopathic cures was estimated at around $386 million in 2015. As nurses, we’re well aware of the terrible consequences that homeopathic medicine can have on […]

May Is Healthy Vision Month! Keep Your Eyes Safe By Recognizing The Top 5 Most Common Eye Diseases!
Health

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Keep Your Eyes Safe By Recognizing The Top 5 Most Common Eye Diseases

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has established May as “Healthy Vision Month”. During this time, the AAO spreads the word about the value of proactive eye care – visiting eye doctors regularly, even if you think your eyes are healthy. […]

Best college of nursing 2016
Male Nurses

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How This Student Nurse Is Preventing Suicides At USC

As a sophomore at the University of South Carolina, my Vice President and I took over an organization called Men in Nursing. At the time the organization didn’t have any members, lacked a vision and the main question we asked […]

May 18th Is Annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day – 5 Frequently Asked Questions About HIV Vaccination
Lists and Ideas for Nurses

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About HIV Vaccination

Every year on May 18, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) celebrates HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. This day has been established to thank the thousands of scientists, volunteers, lab staff, and other people who have been involved in searching for an […]

Understanding The -ABCs- Of Hepatitis – The Numbers Behind The Disease
Lists and Ideas for Nurses

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Understanding The “ABCs” Of Hepatitis – The Numbers Behind The Disease

Most nurses are familiar with hepatitis. Viral hepatitis affects around 6 million Americans per year, and if you’ve worked in a hospital, you’ve almost certainly had to treat a patient who was suffering from some form of hepatitis. “Hepatitis” refers […]

Which Alcoholic Drink are You As a Nurse_
Fun & Humor

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Nurses, Which Alcoholic Drink Are You?

When your shift is finally over, and you have the weekend off, it’s time to enjoy some old-fashioned EtOH. While moderation is always a good thing, this is the time to kick back and enjoy your favorite wines, spirits, and […]

May 14–20 Is National Women's Health Week – The 5 Most Important Health Screenings For Women
Fun & Humor

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The 5 Most Important Health Screenings For Women – National Women’s Health Week

May 14–20 has been established by Womenshealth.gov, a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as National Women’s Health Week. This week is a celebration of femininity, womanhood, and the unique health issues that face women of […]

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Nurses Week 2017

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Year of The Healthy Nurse: Finding Your Balance

Increased life span, growing medical provider shortages and pending healthcare reform all contribute to the growing demand for quality care. Nurses, in particular, comprise the largest segment of healthcare providers in the United States and do so in many different […]