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WHO Declares Virus Crisis A Pandemic, Urges Global Fight

Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and inadequate government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but added that it's not too late for countries to act.

A Great Nurse Shares Their Knowledge And Does Not Judge

As a new nurse, I was constantly overwhelmed. I had spent four years of my life learning how to become a nurse, and then here I was, being “a nurse” and wondering all the time whether I was even any good at it. My heart was in it. But every moment of every shift, I felt anxious about my understanding of the information presented to me.

Nurses Are Raising Red Flags About Hospitals’ Coronavirus Response

Shortfalls in safety equipment, planning, and communication have left US hospitals unprepared to isolate coronavirus patients and protect healthcare staff during the the viral outbreak, according to a new survey of more than 6,500 nurses.

Caught By Surprise: Lack Of Coronavirus Testing Gives U.S. Highest Reported Mortality Rate

It won’t look this bad for long. The U.S. currently has the highest mortality rate among new coronavirus COVID-19 patients due to a low number of actual confirmed cases, and a high number of elderly who passed away recently in the state of Washington.

CDC: Adults Over 60 Or With Chronic Illnesses, Should Stock Up On Goods And Buckle Down For A Lengthy Stay At Home

The CDC is expanding its guidance for people at extreme risk of serious illness, like those over 60 or with underlying health conditions. Those over the age of 60 should start stocking up on enough groceries and medications to have on hand, the CDC said.

This Lentil Soup Is So Good One Nurse Has Eaten It For Lunch Every Workday For 17 Years

Can you imagine eating the same lentil soup at your desk for lunch virtually every workday for almost two decades? I couldn’t, at least not until I talked to Reid Branson, a Seattle nurse manager who has been doing just that.

New Intelligence On How The Female Brain Works

Lisa Mosconi, a neuroscientist and director of the Women’s Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, focuses her research on what she says is one of the most under-researched, underdiagnosed and underrated fields in medicine: the female brain and women’s brain health.

The Most Lucrative Jobs For Nurses With BSN's

The average salary for a Registered Nurse is $71,730, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). And although the BLS does not actually differentiate between salaries for RNs who also have their Bachelor’s and those who have an associate’s or become a nurse through a diploma program, in most cases, there is more earning potential for BSN-prepared nurses.

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