A nurse made history when she defied the rules and placed a newborn baby next to her dying twin at the hospital. And that act happened to save the life of the little girl.
Love to keep a tidy home? The chemicals in common cleaning sprays could be detrimental to your respiratory system, according to a new report.
According to a recent study, being hospitalized is a great time for smoking intervention, making nurses potential key players in the process. In fact, self-reported quit rates among hospital patients more than doubled after nurse intervention.
Following the previous, and most recent, sex abuse scandals from Jimmy Savile to Harvey Weinstein, I wonder when our hard-working nurses and midwives will speak up to shame those who took advantage of their positions and sexually assaulted, harassed or abused nurses and midwives (student and qualified).
More than 3,000 employees at medical and surgical hospitals filed sexual harassment charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) between 1995 and 2016.
More children have been affected by drinking during pregnancy than previously thought, according to a study published Tuesday.
Vaccination has been recommended for decades as the best way to protect yourself against flu, but it’s no silver bullet. The shot’s effectiveness varies from year to year, depending on the closeness of the match between that season’s viruses and the vaccine, which is usually reformulated each year.
Herpes, the virus that causes cold sores, is still very common in the U.S., the latest statistics show. But it’s becoming less common, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) finds. That’s good news, since the virus is incurable and can kill newborn infants.
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Liz Di Bernardo