Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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WHO Declares Global Emergency Over Chinese Coronavirus

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week.

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1st U.S. Case Of Person-To-Person Spread Of Wuhan Virus Confirmed

The husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected with the illness, and is the first confirmed case of person-to-person transmission of the virus in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday.

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As Death Toll Rises To 228, CDC Monitoring 165 Possible Coronavirus Cases Across 36 States In US

U.S. health officials are currently monitoring 165 people across 36 states for the coronavirus, including the five patients who contracted the deadly infection in China and brought it back to America.

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It’s The Year Of The Nurse

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honor of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. We owe a lot to Florence Nightingale, but what about Harriet Tubman or Mary Seacole? Nursing – and society – has been changing since the days of these nursing pioneers.

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This Nurse Was Hiding The Truth Behind Social Media

She was new to this ICU. She was young, smart, funny, and considered one of the “cool” nurses. Before we could really get to know her, she exposed her wonderful, fantastic, perfect life all over social media.

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Goop’s Pseudoscience Ministry Comes To Netflix

Gwyneth Paltrow’s reaction to the description of the vulva in episode three of her new Netflix show, ironically titled “The Goop Lab,” suggests that she didn’t previously know that the vagina is inside the body and the vulva is outside, or that she didn’t know much about pelvic floor muscles.

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Stop The War On PA's And NP's

I think it’s time for physicians to end the assault on the clinical practices of PAs and NPs. Are you worried about PAs and NPs taking your job? If you’re a good doctor, you should stop worrying. Great PAs and NPs are everywhere, and I think it’s time physicians embraced them.

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New China Virus: As Cases Triple, Guards Posted at JFK, LAX and SFO.

The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities. Airports in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Japanese capital Tokyo have been screening air passengers from Wuhan, and US authorities last week announced similar measures at three major airports in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.

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How The Aging Population Is Affecting The Nursing Shortage.

Baby boomers – the generation born immediately after World War II – have left their mark on the U.S. and will undoubtedly leave their mark on the future of the nursing profession as they enter retirement age. U.S. Census projections indicate that, by 2030, all members of this generation will be 70 or older.

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Everywhere In Your Body Is Tissue Called Fascia. Scientists Are Unlocking Its Secrets.

Americans, who spend about $8 billion a year in massage and chiropractic treatments to relieve pain, may have no idea that they’re all probably experiencing the same thing — a manipulation of their fascia, a three-tiered layer of tissue that encases tissues and organs.

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China Outbreak: First U.S. Case Of Potentially Deadly Chinese Coronavirus Confirmed In Washington State

A Washington state man has been diagnosed with the mysterious virus that broke out last month in China, becoming the first confirmed case in the United States of an illness that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more, according to U.S. officials.