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September 2009 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

Move Over Nurse Jackie!
September 23, 2009 4:42 PM by Luke Cowles
Just when you thought nurses were under-represented on TV, we now have no fewer than three primetime series about the lives of nurses. Since the "nursing shortage" in primetime has all but been eliminated, the question now is: Which series most accurately Read More...
Genomics & Nursing: What You Need to Know
September 16, 2009 3:27 PM by Rich Magda
Increasing research and application of genomics in healthcare is creating a need for nurses to know their stuff. Just ask Jean Jenkins, Phd, RN, FAAN, senior clinical advisor at the National Human Genome Research Institute. Jenkins became interested in Read More...
Nurse inspires others by unveiling immense weight loss, on Today Show
September 14, 2009 10:09 AM by Valerie Newitt
Rosemarie Jeanpierre is a nurse from Los Angeles who was featured on the Today Show, today (Monday, Sept. 15). Her story is simple yet monumental in proportion: she lost 110 pounds in 18 months. When Matt Lauer introduced the segment, which showed pictures Read More...
Take It All Off, Part Six, The End!
September 11, 2009 11:02 AM by Valerie Newitt
I suppose you could read that headline in more ways than one. You could think I mean to take it all off "the end," as in your posterior. Or maybe you think I'm throwing in the calorie counter and saying, "Enough already!" What I really mean is this is Read More...
Uncle Sam Wants YOU to Stay Healthy
September 2, 2009 4:04 PM by Chuck Holt
Here's kudos to our federal government for its efforts to spread the word about the prevention, treatment and containment of the novel 2009 H1N1 influenza virus as we head into the fall flu season. From three federal agencies teaming on a series of televised Read More...
Take It All Off, Part 5
September 2, 2009 11:59 AM by Valerie Newitt
Ah, the seduction of food. That's right, you heard me. Seduction. There is absolutely an unspoken attraction to a firm mound of mashed potatoes and a pool of satiny butter. And there is no doubt that a warm apple pie, with a dollop of vanilla ice cream Read More...


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