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I Am Not A Male Nurse. I Am A Nurse.

Registered nurse Frank Poliafico, who graduated from nursing school in 1971, says one of the first things to know about men in nursing is what to call them. "I'm not a male nurse. I'm a nurse," he said.

As Obamacare Repeal Looms, Hospitals Brace For Job Losses

A repeal of the Affordable Care Act could cost more than 3 million jobs, and many would come from the nation’s hospitals and health systems, new reports and industry lobbies say.

Paul Ryan Confronted by Man Who Says He Would Be Dead Without Obamacare

Jeff Jeans, a cancer survivor who owns a small business in Arizona, confronted House Speaker Paul Ryan during a town-hall event on  the future of the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law better known as Obamacare.

Can A Nurse Practitioner Replace A Physician?

Data and personal experience suggests it’s possible. The current shortage of doctors attending veterans might make it necessary.

Goops Vagina Rocks, Explained.

The Popularity Of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Jade Eggs For The Vagina Are A Reminder that we need to teach people critical thinking.

Travel Nurse Blacklists

When travel nurses get banned from working with a particular travel nursing employer, it is commonly referred to as blacklisting, blacklisted, or blacklists. However, employers commonly refer to the action as DNU (Do Not Use), DNC (Do Not Call), or DNS (Do Not Send).

California Nurses Scramble For Education Records After State Board Demands Them

The Board mailed letters to more than 52,000 medical professionals simultaneously requesting confirmation that they’ve taken mandatory classes. In a normal year, the board checks the credentials of about 1,100 nurses.


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