The judges to this year’s Miss America pageant in Atlantic City played witness to an unorthodox ‘performance’ in the contest’s talent competition Wednesday night.
“He was snorkeling when all of a sudden he sees this big, dark shadow and he thinks, ‘Oh my God, this is really gonna happen to me’ ” recalls Lori Cruze in talking about a Kansas man who was attacked by a 12-foot tiger shark in Hawaii.
I believe that few professions exist where colleagues can be grossly irritated by each other one moment, and cracking jokes in the next. It has been mentioned before that what we do every day makes us akin to the "Navy Seals" of the healthcare profession.
New research suggests that half of all U.S. adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Some men shy away from the nursing field because of the perception that nursing is a female-dominated field. But, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, "the proportion of male registered nurses has more than tripled since 1970, from 2.7 percent to 9.6 percent, and the proportion of male licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses has more than doubled from 3.9 percent to 8.1 percent."
The Ebola epidemic killed nearly 4,000 Sierra Leoneans and left thousands of orphans. Some were placed with other family members or with neighbors who took them in. The rush to isolate and treat the sick, though, meant many were too fearful to take in the children whose parents had succumbed to the deadly virus.
Patients are increasingly turning to nurse practitioners instead of physicians for a less expensive healthcare alternative.
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Liz Di Bernardo