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The Bedside Nurse Is Under Siege

Nurses are the very heart of health care. These wonderful professionals work tirelessly for the good of their patients, spending the most time with them and often being their biggest advocates and best friends during what is a frightening experience in the hospital.

10 Reasons Why It's Good To Be An Older Nurse

I recently passed a professional career milestone: 40 years since I'd graduated from nursing school. When I began my career, nurses still wore white starched caps and white uniforms. I don't know how we accomplished everything we did with those impractical caps perched on our heads. The shocking realization that four decades had so quickly passed forced me to think about all of the benefits of being a mature, experienced nurse.

Warning: Sharing These Everyday Items Could Endanger Your Health

Learning to share is perhaps one of the cornerstones of childhood. But, as adults, we learn—or even intuit—that there are some things that just should not be shared. As a physician, you already know this, but the list of things you shouldn’t share may include some items you may not have considered before.

Measles Erases 'Immune Memory' Of Other Illnesses

Measles infection in unvaccinated children was associated with up to a 70% decline in antibodies to other pathogens following infection, researchers found.

Millennials Will Get Sick and Die Faster Than the Previous Generation

Wednesday morning, Blue Cross Blue Shield published a 32-page report detailing the myriad ways in which millennials (my cohort!!!) will see their health decline and healthcare costs skyrocket over the next 10 years. The entire thing is a delight to read, and paired very well with my usual morning routine of “staring into my coffee and thinking about how fleeting life is :).”

When Caring For A Sick Spouse Shakes A Marriage To The Core

For a dozen years, Larry Bocchiere, 68, didn’t find it especially difficult to care for his wife, Deborah, who struggled with breathing problems. But as her illness took a downward turn, he became overwhelmed by stress.

Are Your Netflix Habits Killing You?

Even though binge-watching television is linked to numerous forms of morbidity and even mortality, it has become a new national pastime. According to one poll, 60% of American adults who watch TV on demand said they binge-watch at least once a week, 28% said they binge-watch several times per week, and 15% reported they binge each day.

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