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Your Appendix May Not Be Useless After All

The organ may be a safe haven for healthy bacteria<p><i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>The appendix, notorious for its tendency to become …

FDA clears implant that treats severe sleep apnea

It could mark an end to medication and invasive machines.<p>Sleep apnea (where your brain doesn't properly send breathing signals while resting) is horrible enough by itself, but the solutions to it can be scary: you may have to take medication, rely on ungainly breathing machines or opt for invasive …

There is a serious staff crisis in nursing – and men are the solution

In the United Kingdom more nurses are leaving the national register than joining it. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) reported in July that an …

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8 Great Jobs for the Next 10 Years

The working world is in upheaval, with technology changing the way we do pretty much everything. Some careers that used to be sure things aren't so …

Many Nursing Homes Aren't Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies

It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes.<p>Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than the hurricanes that struck Florida and Houston, according to an examination of federal inspection records. And …

This Photo Of A Nurse Helping A Mother Post-Delivery Is Resonating With So Many Moms

Often, when we think of giving birth, we picture expectant mothers reclined in stirrups, their partners pacing nervously, a calm, but firm doctor …

How 2 Nurse Practitioners Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at a children's hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., where they've spent decades caring for infants. In the summer of 2010, their jobs began to change.<p>"We had six babies in the nursery who were in withdrawal," Saunders, 51, remembers.<p>The babies …

The Conductors in Two Recent Train Crashes Had This Sleep Disorder. Here’s Why It Can Be So Dangerous

Two commuter train crashes in the New York City metropolitan area are being blamed on undiagnosed sleep apnea, according to an announcement yesterday …

Johnson & Johnson Announces 'Large

HIV/AIDS has terrorized the world for decades — now it may finally be defeated.<p>Global Citizen partner Johnson & Johnson announced on stage at the …

Researchers Reversed Multiple Sclerosis In Animal Models, High Success Rate Of Complete Remission

The mouse version of multiple sclerosis can be sent into complete remission and prevented with a new gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s …