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  • Is My Passion for My Job Killing Me?

    I thoroughly enjoy editing articles. Whether written by a trio of PhDs, a CNO, a staff nurse writing for her first time, a freelance journalist or another ADVANCE editor, I just can't let a sentence be until it sounds right in my head.  A long-time telecommuter, I've often turned away from my computer after a long day to find my house has ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on April 19, 2012
  • ADVANCE, Dansko Celebrate Breast Cancer Heroes With New Contest

    ''Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day.'' - Edward Albert, American film and television actorBreast cancer heroes touch our lives every day. They're our mothers, sisters, friends, colleagues and patients. They're survivors, fighters and relentless supporters, and our heroes' ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on October 12, 2011
  • ‘Happy Nurse' Game Launches for Nurses Week

    It's official. Nursing, the Internet and wireless technology are now inextricably intertwined - even when it comes to de-stressing, as evidenced by the new mobile app from the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future called the ''Happy Nurse'' Game. Nurses, nursing students or anyone interested in the profession can play the game ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on May 9, 2011
  • March is National Women's History Month

    Did you know March is National Women’s History Month?  Designated by joint resolutions of the House and Senate and proclamations by five American presidents, it is an opportunity to honor and celebrate women's achievements throughout history. Nursing is certainly filled with its share of historical female figures, beginning perhaps most ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on March 10, 2011
  • Fibroid Follow Up

    Back in August, I wrote about my battle with uterine fibroids, and my decision to undergo a surgery to remove them. The unfortunate fibroids were causing uncomfortable and life-disrupting symptoms that had progressively worsened. Since my husband and I hope to have a child in our future, I opted for an invasive surgery that was designed to ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on November 30, 2010