Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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1 In 10 Preschoolers Have Suicidal Thoughts, Behaviors

About 1 in 10 children as young as age 3 years may have suicidal thoughts or suggestive behaviors, and these linger into middle childhood for 3 of 4 children, particularly for those with depression or externalizing disorders, new research suggests.

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Nurse Practitioner Goes Bald: Starts Class Action Law Suit Against Celebrity-Endorsed Hair Product

WEN, Chaz Dean’s sulfate-free hair-care products have a cult following. But a new lawsuit alleges they also caused hair loss, scalp damage, and more.

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How To Turn Around A Bad Nursing Shift

Bad days happen to all nurses. Sometimes, it seems like there are nothing but bad days, and that’s a sign that you are nearing the burnout stage. However, if you find yourself in the middle of “one of those days,” you can find ways to regain your pre-shift optimism.

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Autism More Common When Antidepressants Are Taken During Pregnancy

Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, and their generics are among the most commonly prescribed antidepressants in the U.S. Research now suggests taking them during pregnancy may increase the chances your child will have autism.

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5 Things You Should Never Say In An Argument, And What To Try Instead

Since what’s important to one person may strike the next as minimal, opportunities to unintentionally inflame others’ angst are certainly in abundance. Fortunately, there are a few communication strategies you can use to lower the likelihood of making someone else feel 20 times worse. Try these the next time you come up against someone who’s in need of some soothing.

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Study: This Life Decision Determines Your Health At Age 40

If you've ever wondered how healthy you'll be when you throw yourself a big 4-0 birthday bash, you might want to take a look at this. According to surprising new research, when you have your first child—and whether or not you marry—play a big role in your later health... but not in the way you might think.

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Is A Male Nurse Worth $5,148 More Than A Female Nurse?

When Linda Hippolyte first got into nursing, she thought everyone at her hospital was paid based on their experience and education. For nurses, as for nearly everyone else in the U.S. workforce today, it pays to be a man.