Journal of Nursing
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A Question of Ethics

Ethics are a branch of philosophy that focuses on the moral life. It is the method used to understand and examine such things as social customs, norms and rules that help define right and wrong. Ethics are not absolute; they do not have clear answers. They must adjust to cover ever-changing social and cultural contexts and are influenced by individual and cultural morals. Laws are guided by society norms and morals that define the culture?s perceptions of right and wrong. Ethics are generally the basis of right and wrong which guides the formation of societal law.

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Herpes: Just the Facts

There are few diagnoses that carry as much stigma with as few long-term health consequences as herpes simplex virus. Considered an  'incurable' STD and characterized by painful genital lesions, most people experience shame and .......

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1 in 5 Teens Share Prescriptions

About 20% of U.S. teens exchange prescription drugs such as antibiotics and allergy medications with friends, a practice that can be dangerous and potentially deadly, warns a new study. 

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Should We Still Recommend Self-Breast Exams For Our Patients?

In an effort to detect breast cancer early, most women's health care providers stress the role of the self breast exam, or SBE.

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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