Journal of Nursing
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Why Dogs Should Not Lick Your Face

People usually fall into two camps: those who like getting kisses from their dog, or those, like me, who can’t stand it. Here are the reasons why dogs want to lick your face, and why you might want to avoid that kind of affection, even if you do enjoy it.

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What It Feels Like To Die

What does dying feel like? Despite a growing body of research about death, the actual, physical experience of dying—the last few days or moments—remains shrouded in mystery. Medicine is just beginning to peek beyond the horizon.

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Nursing Still A Booming Career Choice

Sponsored by Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC)

Nursing is an excellent choice for caring individuals that seek and desire a rewarding career in health care. It is a great career choice for job growth and security.

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Canada Has Just Approved Prescription Heroin

The government says that this kind of treatment will be available for only a small minority of users “in cases where traditional options have been tried and proven ineffective” and that it is important to give health-care providers a variety of tools to face the opioid-overdose crisis.

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This Algorithm Accidentally Predicted Which Hospital Patients Were Most Likely To Die

Sepsis is one of the biggest hospital hazards you’ve maybe never heard of. When the body overreacts to an infection, it can trigger widespread inflammation that can in turn cause tissue damage and organ failure. It causes one-third to one-half of all deaths in US hospitals.

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Fibromyalgia: The F-Word Of Medicine

On my last day of internal medicine residency, as I finished my senior grand rounds presentation, I “came out” to my colleagues and confessed the deep dark secret I had been hiding since medical school: I have fibromyalgia.

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Influential Study Misled Millions With Chronic Fatigue

If your doctor diagnoses you with chronic fatigue syndrome, you’ll probably get two pieces of advice: Go to a psychotherapist and get some exercise. Your doctor might tell you that either of those treatments will give you a 60 percent chance of getting better and a 20 percent chance of recovering outright.

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Medical Association Puts Limits On Number Of Patients Physicians Can See Per Day

The British Medical Association issued new recommendations for general practitioners in the U.K. that would lengthen appointments to 15 minutes and limit the number of patients a physician sees per day, according to a report.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer