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A sweet article about an ICU nurse, from Nurse.com. Valentine’s Day was quiet in the ICU. But then, everything changed, and I had to forget about my Valentine’s Day plans...
"Protect Against the Measles," which is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases. Here's what the U.S. Surgeon General wants you to know so you can protect your family.
Throughout her 32 year career at CentraCare Hospital in St. Cloud, Brenda Hommerding has measured her success as a nurse, by the number of lives she touches.
Ever wonder what it's like to be a medical-surgical nurse? While there may not be a "typical" day for any nurse, here is one example of a day in the life of a med-surg nurse.
HHS seeks public input on improving care coordination and reducing the regulatory burdens of the HIPAA Rules. “We are looking for candid feedback about how the existing HIPAA regulations are working in the real world and how we can improve them...”
National Grateful Patient Day was Sept. 7, 2018, a day for patients to show appreciation for the work and care of their families, doctors, nurses and hospitals everywhere.
From HHS - "An officer in the Public Health Service writes about his commitment to helping people during Hurricane Florence while his own home was in the path of the storm," by: Lt. Cmdr. Michael Muni, U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including a historic action against more than 1,300 retailers and 5 major manufacturers for their roles perpetuating youth access.
Proposed legislation, called the Credit for Caring Act, would create a federal, nonrefundable tax credit of up to $3,000 for family caregivers who work while also financially helping their parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities or other loved ones.
This is the first post in a new series highlighting the National Institute of General Medical Sciences' efforts toward developing a robust, diverse and well-trained scientific workforce.
When temperatures rise and you start to feel the heat, take these steps to cool down and avoid the dangers of heatstroke.
Long-held fears about a coming nursing shortage have shifted from a focus on numbers to a concern about experience. Now experts and others familiar with the situation are...
From the CDC: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment if they have HIV.
Take action! Urge your legislators to co-sponsor the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act and to support its consideration when the full House and Senate take up their respective opioid bills/packages.