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New Research Suggests Nurses At Increased Risk For Suicide

Nurses are at a higher risk of suicide and are more likely to have experienced a job problem prior to taking their lives compared to others in the general population, a prominent researcher in the field said here.

CDC Urges Public To Avoid Romaine As 40 Sickened, 28 Hospitalized In Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

The CDC is advising consumers not to eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, Calif., after 40 people in 16 states have been infected with E. coli, according to a November food safety alert.

Top 3 Student Loan Forgiveness Programs For Nurses

For some, becoming a nurse is easy. It’s the thousands of dollars of debt that is associated with the education that becomes a constant burden. According to the Federal Reserve, more than half of students in 2018 took out some sort of student loan. A recent report indicated that about 69% of students in 2018 took out student loans and graduating with an average debt of $29,800.

Dear Hospital Administrators: Please Value Your Amazing Nurses

In my travels up and down the East Coast, I have been fortunate enough to work with some fantastic nurses. From what I hear, there was much more of an authoritarian relationship between doctors and nurses a few decades ago — preceding the time I entered the medical profession.

Here’s How Much Money Nurse Practitioners Make In Every State

Nurse practitioner is a career that has been expanding rapidly in terms of employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of nurse practitioners is projected to increase much faster than average, with approximately 62,000 nurse practitioner jobs being added from 2018 to 2028, an increase of 26%.

A Striking Number Of Nurses Say They're Victims Of Workplace Violence

Many Americans seeking a career have streamed into nursing in recent years, drawn by the ample employment opportunities, good pay and sense of purpose the profession offers. Less evident is a darker side of the job — a level of workplace violence that has many nurses fearing for their own safety.

Eight CDC Health Tips For A Safe And Healthy Holiday

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what’s important. They are also a time to appreciate—and safeguard—the gift of health.

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