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What To Know About The BA.2 Omicron Super-Variant

At least 40 countries including the U.S., U.K., India and Denmark have detected the version of the virus.

Third Of Nurses Plan To Quit By End Of 2022, Survey Shows

Burnout from working through the pandemic continues driving nurses to quit their jobs, and more than a third of nurses recently surveyed said they plan to leave their current jobs by the end of this year, according to a report out Wednesday.

Complicated Grief: The Hidden Pandemic In Nurses

Grief is a familiar concept to me. It is most often discussed in the context of loss of life. However, grief at the root is simply profound and agonizing distress caused by loss — any loss. In hospice and palliative care, we train to recognize risk factors for complicated grief and to refer for early intervention.

The Surprising Link Between Covid-19 Deaths And Internet Access

Two years into the pandemic, researchers are still trying to understand what makes some people more likely than others to die from Covid-19. Although we know some of the risk factors — like age and underlying disease — others are less obvious. Identifying them could ease our current pain, protect communities from future epidemics, and point us toward some of the societal fractures we should most urgently try to mend.

You Take Care Of Others All Day. Here Are 11 Ways To Care For Yourself.

Many of us in health care tend to have qualities that brought us to our professions, which hinder our self-care. We tend to be self-sufficient to a fault, at times lacking the humility to acknowledge or accept we need help.

Fight Alzheimer's In Your Mid-30s By Tracking These Warning Signs

Having high cholesterol and blood sugar in your 30s may raise your risk for Alzheimer's disease decades later in life, according to a new study.

As A Nurse Faces Prison For A Deadly Error, Her Colleagues Worry: Could I Be Next?

Four years ago, inside the most prestigious hospital in Tennessee, nurse RaDonda Vaught withdrew a vial from an electronic medication cabinet, administered the drug to a patient, and somehow overlooked signs of a terrible and deadly mistake.

Study: Ivermectin Didn’t Reduce Covid-19 Hospitalizations

Researchers testing repurposed drugs against Covid-19 found that ivermectin didn’t reduce hospital admissions, in the largest trial yet of the effect of the antiparasitic on the disease driving the pandemic.

The People Cloning Their Pets

From duplicate dogs to modern mammoths, cloning has come a long way since Dolly the sheep took her first tentative steps.

St. Jude Battles Donors’ Families In Court For Chunk Of Estates

The high-profile children’s hospital uses donor money to engage in long and costly legal battles over wills. Here’s how St. Jude has created one of the most lucrative charitable bequest programs in the country.