10 Myth-Busting Facts About the Flu

Influenza, or “flu,” can still strike fear in the hearts of public health professionals. Many of us recall reading about the worldwide flu pandemic of 1918 in which one-third of the world’s population was infected and 50 million died. In spite of recent medical advances ...

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Music Therapy And Rehab Nurses

Posted on: 01/26/2017

Music is the universal language. It can set the tone, create an atmosphere, change anyone’s mood, and be a helpful remedy and therapeutic intervention for certain diagnoses and conditions.  According ...

Superbugs, Nurses, and Antiobiotic Resistance

Posted on: 01/26/2017

The news of a 70-year-old Reno woman dying from a pan-resistant “superbug” has swept through medical and nursing communities in early 2017. Nurses, physicians, epidemiologists, public health officials, and others ...

The Gallup Poll, Healthcare, and Nurses’ Reputation

Posted on: 01/22/2017

Throughout the early 21st century, nurses have earned top ranking in the annual Gallup poll on ethics and honesty -- with the exception for 2001 when firefighters deservedly garnered that ...

7 Perfect Gift Ideas For National Nurses Week

Posted on: 05/09/2016

It’s that special time of year again! The sun is coming out, the trees are coming back to life and, of course, National Nurses Week is about to begin.   ...

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