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Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes types, diagnosis and treatment Ahhh, November. That pesky little month that is sandwiched in between two of my favorite holidays – Halloween and Christmas. This is personal preference, because my preschooler loves to dress up and eat candy. He…

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New Apple Watch Series 4 boasts EKG, fall detection capabilities

FDA approves first over-the-counter EKG product The latest Apple Watch, known as Series 4, was unveiled today in California with numerous health-related implications. Most headlines focused on the increased size of the watch—almost 30 percent bigger than its predecessor—but the…

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Graduate School Survey

Picking a graduate school is a big decision that leaves a lasting impact on your career. If you could go back with the knowledge you have now, what advice would you give yourself in regards to picking the right school?…

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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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The Importance of Allergy Proofing to Improve Patient Sleep

Left untreated, allergies can interfere with sleep and limit patient quality of life. They not only disrupt daytime activities but can also lead to sleep issues that prevent patients from getting a full seven to nine hours of sleep. Lack…

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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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Addressing Anemia in Pediatrics and Geriatrics

Anemia occurs in up to 25% of people in the United States1 The most common blood disorder, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the condition affects more than three million Americans of all ages, but will most…

Advanced Practice Providers
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A Preventable Tragedy: Suicide

Understanding the Final Loss of Self Identifying the Vulnerable and Those Most at Risk A well-known fashion icon takes her life, in the quiet and…

Careers
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Focus On Education 2018

An ADVANCE Guide to Career Development Through Education Cover Story Tips for Balancing School and Work: Walking the line between education, work and me time.…

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Attracting Millennials to the Nursing Unit

Multi-generational teams enhance the profession Within a very few short years, millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and their percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade as the generation fully comes into its own.…

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Attracting Millennials to the Nursing Unit

Multi-generational teams enhance the profession Within a very few short years, millennials will make up a majority of the workforce, and their percentage will continue to grow for at least another decade as the generation fully comes into its own.…