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Helping to Navigate the Nurse-Patient Relationship

One Chicago-based entrepreneur shares her insight and experiences that have led her to a unique collaboration with nurses to create a positive patient experience. With a father who worked as a physician, Jessica Schwarz grew up learning how to care…

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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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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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Healthcare Habit: 10 Simple Ways to Make Exercising Easier

When it comes to regular exercise, you may have the best of intentions. But after a long work shift at your hospital, office or facility, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. Making exercise a habit is difficult…

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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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Uncovering Bullying in the Workplace

Written by a Nurse for Nurses In order to go undercover and determine if there is bullying in the workplace, we must first understand what…

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Healthcare Habit: 15 Best Things to Eat After a Workout

After an intense workout, you may want to reward yourself with a nice, tasty treat. But your post-workout snack or meal can make all the difference in your weight loss and energy levels. Speed up your muscle recovery and improve…

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Healthcare Habit: 15 Best Things to Eat After a Workout

After an intense workout, you may want to reward yourself with a nice, tasty treat. But your post-workout snack or meal can make all the difference in your weight loss and energy levels. Speed up your muscle recovery and improve…