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February 2009 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

Is Healthcare Recession Proof?
February 27, 2009 12:21 PM by Melissa Matta
Job cuts, layoffs, hiring freezes-it's enough to frighten anyone, let alone someone looking for employment. Have you felt the strains that come with this recession we're in and does it scare you as much as it does me? Well, there is good news. Employers Read More...
It Only Takes a Second
February 17, 2009 1:35 PM by Candy Goulette
When you think about how many bits of personal information hospitals and other healthcare providers gather on every patient or client who comes through their doors, it's amazing most are able to keep those bits private. A thoughtless moment is all it Read More...
Killer Peanut Butter
February 12, 2009 3:54 PM by Trudy Schreiner
Peanut butter has long been a staple of the American diet. It tastes great, contains protein and is a good source of monounsaturated fats, niacin, folate, copper and manganese. The caveat - it could make you very ill or even kill you, according to a recent Read More...
It’s a Bloody Shame!
February 10, 2009 9:18 AM by Valerie Newitt
When a story on the art of drawing blood was discussed at an editor's planning meeting, I couldn't get my punctured arm up fast enough to volunteer. I am, indeed, one of those walking wounded who has suffered enough slings and arrows - and needlesticks Read More...
Eight Is (More Than) Enough
February 4, 2009 4:33 PM by Adrianne O'Brien
As most of us know by now, Nadya Suleman, of Whittier, CA, gave birth to octuplets on Jan. 26. I don't think I'm alone, here, in having a moral and ethical problem with this. Suleman, 33, is already a mother to six children, and is a single parent. The Read More...


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