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Why You May Not Be Able To Practice Evidence-Based Health Care

As hospital leaders continue to feel pressure to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, a new study reveals one reason why many organizations fall short.

Patients Flock To Nurse Practitioners

When legislation granting nurse practitioners independence to practice without an agreement with physicians went into effect Oct. 1, Christa Martin was ready.

What Employers Think About Your Online Nursing Degree

For James Gregory, a graduate of​ the University of South Carolina's adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner​ master's degree program, online education seemed like a natural choice, as he was able to attend class on a more flexible schedule, he says.

Demand For Travel Nurses Hits A 20 Year High

With her children grown and husband nearing retirement, Amy Reynolds was ready to leave behind snowy Flagstaff, Ariz., to travel but she wasn't ready to give up her nursing career.

Can Games Help Train Future Doctors And Nurses?

Kaizen, an online quiz game developed by a group of infectious diseases doctors in the UAB School of Medicine, is going viral. Its addictive mix of education, entertainment and competition proved to be a hit when it debuted in UAB’s internal medicine residency program in 2013.

Bill Requires Men Seeking Viagra To Get A Note From Their Wives

A Kentucky lawmaker is sponsoring a state bill that would require men to have signed permission from their wives and visit a doctor twice before they could obtain a drug such as Viagra for erectile dysfunction.

Chrissy Teigen: We Are Hiring A Night Nurse For Baby

When their baby girl arrives later this year, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend will have assistance with late-night feedings and diaper changes from a night nurse.


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