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October 2007 - Posts


Tricks as Treats?
October 31, 2007 8:46 AM by Jill Rollet
According to a report in Monday's Minneapolis-St. Paul StarTribune , NPs might want to be on the lookout for signs of THC intoxication in children who eat too much Halloween candy. It seems that the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office uncovered a drug ring Read More...
A Starring Role in the Retail Story
October 30, 2007 9:56 AM by S_lebo
With every news article I read about the latest clinic opening in a retail store, I search for the NP perspective — did they quote an NP or someone from an NP organization, I hope? I feel like the perspectives have been pretty balanced lately: Typically Read More...
Retail Clinic Strategery
October 26, 2007 8:22 AM by Jill Rollet
Opening my Providence (Rhode Island) Journal this morning (OK, online), I saw yet another report on physician objections to retail or convenient care clinics. The same article, but with different names, has been showing up about once a week somewhere Read More...
Backyard Climate Change
October 24, 2007 9:09 AM by Jill Rollet
I woke up this morning to a report from the BBC World Service warning that some U.K. scientists believe that 50% of the earth's current species could die out in the next few centuries as a result of global warming. The interviewer asked, "Is that a world Read More...
Pep and Shakes From Lip Balm?
October 22, 2007 12:42 PM by Jill Rollet
It's just after 10:00 on Monday morning, and my coworkers are congregating in the kitchen area to refill their coffee mugs. A vending machine offers cappuccino, espresso, hot chocolate and flavored coffees, but it's unreliable - it tends to eat your money Read More...
ADVANCE Background
October 18, 2007 2:20 PM by Michelle Perron
I am a blogging novice. In fact, I had never read a blog until our company decided to add them to our Web site. Since then, I have learned that blogs exist for just about every interest, even some of my narrowly focused ones in group fitness (more on Read More...
October 15, 2007 4:15 PM by Jill Rollet
Welcome to the first entry on ADVANCE Voice, the ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners editorial staff blog, and my first entry on any blog ever. As online editor for ADVANCE for almost 5 years, my role has been behind the scenes. I've heard from you - as writers, Read More...


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