Melissa Poirier

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Nurses

Nursing is not a low-paid job.<p>If your picture of nursing and nurses was formed by watching medical dramas on TV, you probably wouldn’t recognize a …

Reduce Stress for Nurses with a Healthy Workplace Culture

<b>By: Catherine Conlan</b><p>Nurses have a tough job, no matter where they work. Yet a toxic workplace culture can make it especially difficult for nurses to …

Vaccine for Pregnant Women Prevents Infant Whooping Cough

A vaccine given to pregnant women may prevent the vast majority of whooping cough cases in newborns.<p>That’s according to a new study from the Centers …

The A positive (and A negative) blood type diet

Many people believe that their blood type, whether A, B, AB, or O, is only relevant in relation to blood transfusions. But discussions over recent …

11 Tips for Better Digestive Health

Take control of your digestive health with these pro tips.<p>Easy Solutions<p>Got occasional tummy troubles? Making smart dietary choices can help promote …

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development …

Public Health

Without Price Breaks, Rural Hospitals Struggle To Stock Costly, Lifesaving Drugs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. — Hospital pharmacist Mandy Langston remembers when Lulabelle Berry arrived at Stone County Medical Center’s emergency department …

Health Care

How Safe Is Your Personal Information at the Hospital?

If you’ve watched shows like “ER,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” or “Blue Bloods,” you’d be convinced that hospital staff and emergency responders are cut from …