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No More Pain?

Patients are in search of alternatives to medication for chronic pain relief. Massage therapy may hold the key For decades—centuries, perhaps—chronic pain sufferers have been in search of something to alleviate their symptoms. Some have found solace in exercise—until it…

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AHA guidelines causing controversy

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Raise Concerns for Patients & Healthcare Providers For the first time in more than a decade, officials with the American Heart Association (AHA) have reclassified how they recommend healthcare providers evaluate and treat high blood pressure.…

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Education: Spring Arbor University Online MSN

Advance Your Nursing Career While You Work Full Time Spring Arbor University’s online nursing school teaches you to improve treatment quality, safety and efficiency from a perspective of integrity and grace. You have direct access to dedicated educators who are…

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ED Nurses Fight Opioid Epidemic

Arming frontline nurses to treat life-threatening overdoses As nurses, we witness the national opioid epidemic daily. The rise in opioid abuse is skyrocketing and our hospital resources are stretched. Yet, when armed with the right resources we are uniquely positioned…

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Hospice of Dayton, Inc., Wins Pathway to Excellence Award

Nurses recognized for exceptional commitment to care.  Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton is the first hospice and palliative care facility to receive the Pathway to Excellence designation. This designation, awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), recognizes healthcare facilities that…

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

UF Health NICU plays role in preparing twins for surgery In December 2015, at 21 weeks’ gestation, parents Mark and Jackie learned that they were expecting twins. They also learned that the babies were joined from heart to liver. Conjoined…

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Remain Calm. He’s Only a Child

The author explores strategies to manage misbehaving children in clinical settings. Therapists often ask me what they should do with kiddos that are just “out of control.” I ask the therapist, “Do you have your game face on?” They might…

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Death and Dying in Nursing

This week, Sam addresses the greatest fear of many people—even nurses Birth and death are natural parts of life. But while the birth of a child is joyous, death is difficult to deal with and causes grieving, anger, wondering what…

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Death and Dying in Nursing

This week, Sam addresses the greatest fear of many people—even nurses Birth and death are natural parts of life. But while the birth of a child is joyous, death is difficult to deal with and causes grieving, anger, wondering what…