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3 Reasons Why You Should Complete Your LinkedIn Profile Now

Been on LinkedIn for a while but haven’t done very much with your profile? You really should be leveraging the benefits of your profile now—whether …

Employment

Longer breastfeeding tied to better development | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who were breastfed for more than six months scored the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddlers, in a new study from Greece.<p>Earlier research tied breastfeeding to better thinking and memory skills. But how it’s related to language …

6 Surprising Stress Symptoms

"Emotional stress alerts the body to produce stress chemicals such as cortisol, which—if produced on an ongoing basis—begin to break down the immune, gastrointestinal, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems," says Molitor.<p>What's worse, those physical symptoms you end up with (um, bald patches) …

Women's Health

The best iPad apps for nurses

If you are a registered nurse or studying to become one then check out our list of the best iPad apps for nurses.<p>The NSNA is one of the …

Entry-Level Nurse Resume Sample

Table of Contents:<p>Entry-Level Nurse Resume Sample<p>Candidate has finished practicum and preceptorship<br>• Candidate mentions having BS in Nursing in the …

Employment

Obamacare's Killer Burden on Nurses

As the first enrollees in the Affordable Care Act begin seeking care at my hospital, I wonder how my practice as a Registered Nurse will change. …

Health Care

My Name Is Sophia. I Am Not Your Nurse [100 Words Into The Future]

<i>Meanwhile, in one of many alternate futures…</i><p>Sophia removes the gloves and drops them into the trash near the patient’s bed.<p>After an examination and full bioscan, it takes 2.196 seconds to confirm the diagnosis. “You’ll be fine,” Sophia says, leaving the assessment bay.<p>Details of the precise …

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Marries His Nurse

James Costello, who survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, married Krista D’Agostino, one of his nurses at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, on …

Looking Beyond Medicare's Nursing Home Ratings: What To Know Before Picking a Facility

This week, <i>The New York Times</i> published an investigative report by Katie Thomas on Medicare’s five-star rating system for nursing homes. Among its findings: Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare tool relies largely on self-reported data by the facilities themselves and is thus unreliable.<p>On one hand, this …

Edie Falco On Sobriety, The Sopranos, And Nurse Jackie's Self-Medication

Falco plays ER nurse Jackie Peyton, who is competent at her high-stress job but struggles with addiction. Falco was nominated for an Emmy for her role on <i>Nurse Jackie</i>, which is in its sixth season.<p><i>Originally broadcast April 9.</i>

The key to healthcare innovation is empowering nurses

Sandeep Jauhar argued a few months ago in a New York Times’ op-ed that “Nurses Are Not Doctors” and shouldn’t be given the same responsibilities to care for patients.<p>Jauhar is right: nurses have different skills than doctors, and leveraging these strengths may be the most disruptive, effective way …

Health Care