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DNP Awareness: A Public Service Announcement

Top 5 First Aid Tricks Everyone Should Know Part 5: Defibrillation

(Editor’s note: this is a continuation of the “Top 5 First Aid Tricks Everyone Should Know” series written by our resident paramedic/firefighter, …

15 Natural Ways To Relieve Stomach Pain

An upset stomach is no fun to deal with, but that doesn’t mean you have to go straight to a pill bottle for relief. Here are 20 natural ways to …

High-tech products to improve your health

People use wireless technology to communicate, game and entertain. USC's Center for Body Computing asks why not use that same tech to get fit or manage a health condition? At the center's annual conference, innovators presented ways in which health technology merges with social media, …

Virtual doctor's office visits via telemedicine to be norm

Who wants to get off the couch when they're sick if a doctor is just a mouse click away?<p>Virtual doctor visits could become as common as face-to-face …

Open Your Mouth And Say… Ah!

The non-fuss E-spatula is a primary examination device that a doctor uses to depress your tongue and peek inside your throat. This clever gadget …

Time Warner Cable Enters Home Health with New Telehealth Launch

Time Warner Cable, one of the largest national providers of cable television, announced this week the launch of a new home health telemedicine …

Telemedicine: An Innovation Whose Time Has Come

In the decades since I started practicing medicine, the nation's health care landscape has changed dramatically due in great part to technology. Procedures that were once rare have now become routine. Ailments that used to be the scourge of thousands are now prevented with a simple vaccination. …

10 signs you're a burned-out ER nurse

Ron Chapple Studios | ThinkStock + Scrubs<p>“Never, ever lie to your ER nurse. Their BS detectors are excellent, and you lose all credibility when you …

How to get ahead in ... nursing leadership

Last month David Cameron called for a "new style" of nurse leadership in order to banish poor practice from hospital wards and prevent a repeat of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal. Within weeks of his comments, made to MPs on the day the Francis report into the scandal was published, a new …

5 Surprising Ways to Live Longer—and a Whole Lot Better

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Why The Mess In Washington Won't Go Away

Every time they turned on the evening news last year, or picked up a newspaper, psychologists at Duke University saw politicians and pundits who were …

Apple TV updated with Vevo, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Weather Channel, Smithsonian apps

Today, Apple has issued an over-the-air update to the Apple TV that brings several new content apps. Notably, in line with expectations, an app for the Vevo Music Video service has arrived. Also new are Disney Channel and Disney XD apps.<p>With Apple’s deep partnership with Disney, it is about time …

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials: A New Model for Advanced Practice Nursing

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials assists and advises current DNP students, students considering obtaining the degree, and also serves as a …

Dementia: What Makes It the Most Expensive Disease?

If You Don't Like the Label, Don't Live It.

There’s been a lot of talk about the cost of education for those in the health care professions. The new answer to health care reform for nurses, at …

Even A Doctor Can’t Keep His Father Safe In The Hospital

Three years ago, on a Friday afternoon, I received a frantic phone call from my mother. My active and healthy father was in the hospital with a …

Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care