Nursing in the News

June 18, 2015

Happy Friday everyone! I want to use today’s post to remind you about all the important happenings in October. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and also National Dental Hygiene Month. There are all sorts of nationwide events taking place in recognition of both causes. If you’re taking part in any of these events make sure you leave me a comment or send me a message and share what you’re doing to participate. It’s also Halloween this month, so if you’re planning on dressing up for work get your Halloween print scrubs soon! And last, but not least, our monthly Editor @ Large Contest is currently in session. If you haven’t entered yet, click here and do it today!

Now, here’s the news from the week:

Healthcare Professionals in the News:

The Perils Of Pre-Existing Conditions And The Struggle Of 29-Year-Old Critical Care Nurse
UNLV, NSC Partner On Effort To Improve Nurse Retention And Patient Care With Online Education
Midwives Honored During National Midwifery Week – “Choose A Midwife” Message Reaches Women, USA
America’s most-wanted workers

Health News:

Is President’s health private?
Will gene testing change behavior?
Scandal forces reforms in China’s dairy industry
Texas Has Highest Rate of Uninsured
New Guidelines Make It Easy to Get Fit
Drug companies: No cold meds for kids under 4
Nobel Prize awarded for AIDS, cervical cancer research

A niche for Retail Clinics?
Medication Errors and Toxicology for Nurses
Online Medical Advice: The New Prescription of Choice

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