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Nurses Have Had Enough

A large swath of American nurses want out of the profession, raising the threat of a mass exodus that would leave gaping holes in health care.

CDC: Malaria Cases In Texas And Florida Are The First US Spread Since 2003, What To Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory over the spread of a few malaria cases in Florida and Texas, marking the first time locally acquired infections of the disease have been detected in the U.S. in 20 years.

Listen Up, Experienced Nurses: New Nurses Have A Few Things To Tell You

The late Andy Rooney once said, "Age is nothing but experience, and some of us are more experienced than others." That said, in the nursing profession, there's something new to be learned every day.

Cooking On Gas Stoves Is Like Standing Over A Car Tailpipe, ‘Breathing In Its Pollution,’

Gas stoves, which are used in a majority of California households, can emit a chemical linked to cancer at levels higher than those caused by secondhand tobacco smoke, a new study from Stanford researchers found.

From Failure To Success: How A Nurse Overcame Challenges And Thrived In The Medical Field

I remember the day clearly – sitting in a convenience store parking lot after buying a pack of pencils on my way to my first day of nursing school. I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Is Being Male An Advantage Or Disadvantage In Nursing? 27 Men Weigh In

If men are hesitant to enter the nursing profession, it may be thanks to historical public perception — think about Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton in their white dresses and starched hats. But that stereotype, according to male nurses, should be ancient history by now.

UC Davis Nurse Heads Into Year-Long NASA Mission Studying Life On Mars

A local woman is learning what it's like to live on Mars right now and she didn't even have to leave Earth. Alyssa Shannon is an Advanced Practice Nurse with UC Davis Health. She was one of only four people selected by NASA to take part in a one-year analog mission to simulate living on Mars.