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Affordable Care Act is About Wellness & Prevention
July 7, 2014 9:02 AM by Guest Blogger
By Elinor Abraham, MSN, APRN, BC, Nurse Coordinator, Federal Occupational Health Unit, Program Support Center, National Courts Building, Washington, D.C. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help health professionals like me have more time and Read More...
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A Milestone in Protection from Influenza
June 17, 2014 1:43 PM by Guest Blogger
The following is a statement released June 17 by Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Director and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Robin Robinson, PhD. This week, our nation reached a milestone in battling influenza, Read More...
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Necrotizing Fasciitis in the News
May 22, 2012 11:20 AM by Pam Tarapchak
Necrotizing fasciitis has been making the news headlines lately - a lot. For something that has been touted as a rare bacterial infection, it seems to be getting around. Perhaps its recent attention stems from the media feeding on the condition's horrible Read More...
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Tweets of the Week (1-23)
January 28, 2012 8:47 AM by Pam Tarapchak
This week brought us the State of the Union speech, lots of talk about obesity and more studies on autism. And what was @ADVANCENurses talking about? Nurses: Is bullying in the workplace real? http://t.co/9JOksQ06 @washingtonpost Missed the State of the Read More...
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Sharing Medical Costs With Strangers, Sort Of
June 1, 2011 3:19 PM by Barbara Mercer
In case you haven’t heard, unless you don’t have insurance through an employer that offsets the cost, it can be very expensive (and even then, it can be pricey). For people requiring treatments or medications for chronic conditions, expenses can quickly Read More...
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Supporting Japanese Nurses
March 21, 2011 4:24 PM by Robin Hocevar
When I first learned of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, my first heart skipped a beat, thinking of my two cousins, uncle and aunt living in Tokyo. Fortunately, a Facebook "we're okay" status update quickly put those immediate concerns Read More...
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Nursing Update on Radiation Risk
March 18, 2011 4:51 PM by Candy Goulette
While disasters (and possible disasters) make better press, the report from a number of agencies this week is that West Coast residents (and anyone in the rest of the U.S.) shouldn't be worried about a plume of radiation from Japan. In a March 17 briefing Read More...
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