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‘Here’s to Nurses': A Tribute to the Profession

This 3-minute video is for everyone especially to our valued nurses, nursing educators, nursing students, nursing researchers, and individuals who …

These Are The Things You Learn To Appreciate When Your SO Is A Nurse And Your Personal Hero

The below post written by the significant other of a nurse originally appeared at Reddit’s r/nursing sub and appears here with full permission.<p>I …

Elderly nursing home resident died of burns in 'horrific circumstances', coroner to investigate

The coroner will investigate the death of an elderly woman who was allegedly severely burnt by a bedroom heater at a Melbourne nursing home.<p>Emelia …

Nursing Leadership in Palliative Care: Challenges and Opportunities

In recognition of National Nurses Week and the 2.8 million RNs and 690,000 LPNs in the US, I want to call your attention to the potential for nurses …

Rolex Kentucky: Tales from a Groom

Meg Johnson takes us behind the scenes at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, where she groomed for Rolex Rookies Ellen Doughty-Hume and Sir Oberon …

is it just for the boys?

By the late 1920s, Anzac Day had become male-centric. But that wasn’t the case during WW1 and the immediate post-war years, when nurses played a …

Release Dates for 'Pacific Rim 2,' 'Warcraft' and 'The Mummy' Make Room for 'Furious 8'

Now that Universal has set the release date for sure-to-be blockbuster <i>Furious 8</i> for April 14, 2017, it's scheduling its other would-be blockbusters …

This ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Trailer Teases A Battle Between Schwarzeneggers Old And Young

Paramount Pictures Japan has released some new international trailers for <i>Terminator: Genisys</i>. The previous trailer we shared introduced the film’s big villain. These new clips don’t get as spoiler-y but they do give us more footage of the new evolving Terminator as well as a glimpse at what looks …

Movies

Fast & Furious 8 is coming April 2017

The next entry in the Fast & Furious franchise will hit movie theaters on April 14, 2017, actor and producer Vin Diesel announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas today. "We're going to make the best movie you've ever seen," Diesel said when announcing <i>Furious 8</i>, according to The Hollywood …

​The Hidden Language of Hospital Nurses

Passing a blunt doesn't mean what you think it does, and you should be worried if a nurse talks to you about "pillow therapy."<p><i>In</i> The Hidden Language<i>, Nat Towsen interviews an insider of a particular subculture in order to examine the terms and phrases created by that subculture to serve its own</i> …

Nurses make fun of their dying patients. That’s okay.

<i>Alexandra Robbins is the author of “The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles With the Heroes of the Hospital,” which was released this week.</i><p>The laughter of the ER staff echoed down the hall as Lauren, a nurse in Texas, talked about a patient who had ingested “a thousand ears of corn,” …

Elderly Woman Suffers Abuse At The Hands Of Atlanta Nursing Home

0<p>SHARES<p>An Atlanta, Georgia, nursing home is reportedly under investigation for neglect and abuse after an elderly female resident was taken to the …

Coin, The One Credit Card To Rule Them All, Is Finally Shipping

The Coin (promising to let you combine all your credit/debit/loyalty cards into a single piece of tech) has delayed for so long that you might have forgotten that you ordered one. In November of 2013, the YC-backed company blew past its $50,000 pre-order goal in forty minutes, but despite a promise …

FinTech

5 Reasons You Don't Need an iPad Case

iPad cases prevent a lot of damage during unfortunate accidents, both to the device and your wallet, but are they really needed?<p>The main reason why …

Christie's Auction 23 Vintage Rolex Watches

Christie’s auction house wins the hearts of many with the launch of their recent sale. 23 vintage Rolex watches come complete with original boxes and …

OnLive gaming service will shut down April 30th following Sony acquisition

Sony is acquiring the remaining patents and assets that belong to OnLive, the popular game streaming service. Unfortunately Sony’s plans with the service don’t include any continuation of the gaming platform, so OnLive as a whole will be shut down on Thursday, April 30th.<p>The OnLive team …

An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million

Seth Sternberg, who sold a messaging service to Google for around $100 million, is launching a new startup centered around in-home care — and has raised a ton of money to build it.<p>Honor, a combination of an online service that connects in-home caregivers, seniors and their families, has raised $20 …

startups

Medieval Potion Kills Superbug MRSA Better Than Antibiotic Vancomycin

An ancient concoction for eye infections seems to really work. The potion, which contains cattle bile, kills the "superbug" methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, researchers at Britain’s University of Nottingham report.<p>In fact, it worked better than the current gold standard for MRSA …

Super Bug

Man shoots wife, self at Kentucky nursing home

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man in a Kentucky nursing home shot his wife Saturday and then turned the gun on himself, police say.<p>The couple, both believed to be in their 80s, were residents of the Elmcroft of Valley Farms assisted living facility, Louisville Metro police spokesman Alica Smiley said.<p>The man …