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For NPs, Residency Programs Gain Favor

After completing her master's degree as a nurse practitioner, Corinna Michels, ARNP, a primary care clinician in Yakima, Wash., traveled to Cali, Colombia, on a Fulbright grant to research prenatal care before entering practice.

Your Dog May Be Manipulating You To Get What It Wants

A new study has found that our canine companions are able to deceive us in order to get something they desire. And they can figure out how to do it quite quickly.

Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.

It all started in the shower. Tucker Lane looked down, and there they were. "Two ticks, on my right hip, directly next to each other," he says. At the time, Lane didn't think much about it. He grew up on Cape Cod. Ticks are everywhere there in the summer. "Just another tick bite. Not a big deal," he thought.

Some US Hospitals Are Dealing With A Potentially Deadly Fungus

Some U.S. hospitals are fighting off a potentially deadly fungus that doesn't always respond to drugs. More than 30 patients have been diagnosed with Candida auris, a fungal infection typically found in hospitals or similar places.

Bird Flu Found At Tennessee Chicken Farm

A strain of bird flu has been found in a commercial chicken farm in Tennessee, the US Department of Agriculture and state government agencies said Sunday. The H7 strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPAI, was found in a flock of 73,500 chickens in Lincoln County, in the central part of the state on the border with Alabama, the USDA said.

Survey: Half of Nurses Thinking of Quitting

Half of nurses have considered leaving their profession, feeling overworked being the most common reason, according to a recent survey.

People Think They're Nicer Than They Actually Are, Study Finds

If you give money to a homeless man or woman, does that make you a nice person? How often do you offer to help someone struggling with heavy bags? Do you frequently give blood? You may consider yourself to be a nice person, but according to a new study you’re probably not as nice as you think.

Some Rural Hospitals Still Turn Away Women In Labor

Thirty years ago, a law was passed to ensure hospitals treated women in labor. Inspection reports show that doesn’t always happen, especially at rural hospitals that have eliminated obstetric units.


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