A critical care nurse fled from a Dayton, Ohio, bar when a gunman opened fire — but stopped to perform CPR on the wounded outside after seeing a “row of bodies,” according to a report.
Confidential UC San Diego counseling program aims to change stoic nursing culture into one that seeks emotional help when it’s needed most
Lee Edwards was driving home from work one day in 2005 when a blinding migraine struck out of nowhere. After the ear-splitting pain persisted for more than a month, the then-28-year-old knew something was seriously wrong, but the first doctor she saw prescribed Vicodin and offered next to nothing in the way of an explanation, she recalled. That was just the start of a frustrating pattern that would repeat itself over the next decade of Edwards' life.
Oh, the irony! From the ER to the pediatric unit to the plastic surgery consultation, nurses everywhere know how to take care of their patients. But too often, nurses neglect to take care of their own health.
Look around and you will notice that some people age more gracefully than others. For instance, 60 or 65 years of age looks different on different people. To some extent, it’s unclear why certain people age more gracefully, but healthy living seems to play an important role.
Inflammation plays a critical role in determining how we digest food, and it’s only now starting to reveal itself.
Autistic people are four times as likely to experience depression over the course of their lives as their neurotypical peers. Yet researchers know little about why, or how best to help.
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Liz Di Bernardo