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Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Increases Endometrial Cancer Risk

PHILADELPHIA — Postmenopausal women who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were more likely to develop the most common type of endometrial cancer compared with women who did not drink sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a study published inCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a … Continue reading

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Easing the mind: Patients who come to the ED for mental health issues can need lifesaving care

Psychiatric emergencies can be as serious as a medical condition, but in traditional EDs, mental health patients may wait for treatment. Specialized psychiatric EDs serve that population quickly and efficiently. Pediatric ED visits tend to increase during the school year, … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Lead an Unlimited Life and Achieve Nurse Wellness

One of the major challenges to achieving nurse wellness is the fact that we are constantly confronted with change that, while often positive, may be tough to get through.         Read more at Nursetogether.com  

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What Causes Nurse Burnout, and How Do You Prevent It?

Every nurse is at a substantial risk of experiencing nurse burnout. There are several reasons why this is so: Shift work Not an issue exclusively faced by nurses but a significant one nevertheless. This is especially prevalent if shift work is of … Continue reading

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The nurse’s role in detecting domestic violence



Photo: iStockphoto A woman sits on the examination table in the middle of the emergency room. The curtain is drawn around her, but she seems to shrink from the sight. She has a large bruise forming over her eye, and … Continue reading

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5 Professional Nursing Skills to Land a Job

The professional nursing field is the largest segment of the healthcare industry in the United States, and is projected to continue growing for the foreseeable future. According to the Rasmussen College 2012 Healthcare Job Outlook eBook, “The nursing field has experienced … Continue reading

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How to cope when you become too emotionally involved

 You stand at the doorway and watch your patient’s chest rise and fall. All around him, his family is crying. They are standing there, looking at you, waiting for you to tell them what the doctor said. You don’t want … Continue reading

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