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Nurse Shortage Pushes Hospitals Into The Gig Economy

Hospitals are joining the gig economy. Some of the nation’s largest hospital systems including Providence and Advocate Health are using apps similar to ride-hailing technology to attract scarce nurses.

Survey: 100,000 Nurses Left Force Due To Pandemic-Related Burnout And Stress

About 100,000 registered nurses in the US left the workplace due to the stresses of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the results of a survey published Thursday.

Nurse Made $500K /Year After Following These Steps — And She Did It By Age 27

It’s not uncommon when a person who wants to get into nursing school tells others they can make the “big bucks” doing what they do. That’s why Olivia Reeves, 35, gives her steps to success on how she made between $250,000 to $500,000 a year — and paid off her student loans — by the time she was 27.

Surviving Infidelity: A Story Of Strength & Hope

I was sitting alone in a rundown trailer in the woods, surrounded by five acres of trees that crowded the blue sky. I had 60 aminophylline pills in my hand, hoping they would end my life.

The Nursing Workforce Needs More Men

As the US health-care system struggles with a labor shortage, a renewed focus on recruiting can only help. In less than two years, the US could face a shortage of up to 450,000 nurses.

Could Ice Cream Actually Be Healthy?

Studies show a mysterious health benefit to ice cream. Scientists don’t want to talk about it. Last summer, I got a tip about a curious scientific finding. “I’m sorry, it cracks me up every time I think about this,” my tipster said.

She Was A Nurse. He Was An Engineer. Now They Work On Hospital Ships Together.

Richard Brewster and Susan Brewster spent their early careers working in very different fields, she as a nurse and he as an electrical engineer. But after retiring, they began to use their different skills together...