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What's The No. 1 Cause Of NP Burnout?

Burnout among nurse practitioners (NPs) is at an all-time high. Many NPs (and healthcare providers in general) are struggling right now, feeling mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausted. Many are contemplating leaving healthcare altogether.

Flu, Covid or RSV? Warning Issued As Respiratory Illness Cases Soar Across US

An infectious diseases expert has warned that the US could see a syndemic — where more than three pathogens are causing outbreaks at once — as respiratory illness cases soar across the US.

Long-Term Use Of ADHD Meds & CVD Risk: New Data

Longer cumulative use of medication to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with a small, but statistically significant, increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), results of a large Swedish nested case-control study suggest.

6 Reasons For Nurse Satisfaction & Frustration In 2023

A 2023 report on nurse satisfaction found most would follow the same educational path if they could do it over again. Still, a significant portion of respondents pointed to serious workplace issues...

How NP Growth Is Changing Healthcare Hierarchies

As nurse practitioners surge to 385,000 strong in the U.S., the growing profession is establishing itself as an even more prominent role in healthcare hierarchies. Simultaneously, the one anticipates a looming shortage of 100,000 physicians in the next decade.

The Other Ozembic Revolution

Weight-loss drugs affect identities and relationships as much as waistlines. On Labor Day weekend, 35 excited guests arrived at a campground in Newark, Ohio, for a retreat dedicated to “fat joy”—a place where people could swim, dance, do yoga, roast marshmallows, and sleep in cabins with others who had been made to feel guilty about their weight.

US Consumer Group Seeks Stronger Warnings On Botox, Similar Treatments

A consumer advocacy group on Tuesday filed a petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking to require makers of Botox and several similar injections to include stronger warnings about the risk of a potentially fatal muscle-paralyzing disease.