This is a common problem and likely to be more so in the coming years. About 29 million people in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes, and another 86 million have prediabetes. About one in four people with Type 2 diabetes is on insulin therapy, and another one in four likely needs to be.
Researchers found that women who experienced unusually hot or cold weather during pregnancy were at increased risk for having babies with a low birth weight, even when the baby was not born prematurely.
This week the Health and Human Services Department launched a new page on HHS.gov highlighting the regulatory and administrative actions the Department is taking to relieve the burden of the current healthcare law and support a patient-centered healthcare system.
Approximately 300 children - usually between 5 and 9 years old - are diagnosed with DIPG every year. DIPGs are located in the brain's pons - a brain region that controls many of the body's vital functions, including breathing and heart rate.
Ethics in nursing is always a trending topic, and nurses need information from expert sources to help them care for their patients and families. Each page of this guide will provide you with the knowledge you need.
Nursing is more than a job, it’s a lifelong calling. This article profiles four nurses who've benefited from programs supported by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future, and shares how each nurse has inspired patients and impacted the nation’s healthcare system.
For men, prolonged exposure to work–related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal, and stomach cancer and non–Hodgkin lymphoma. The findings are among the results obtained by researchers at INRS and Université de Montréal who conducted the first study to assess the link between cancer and work–related stress perceived by men throughout their working life.
You would feel lost and confused if you were transported back in time to a hospital ward in the 1970’s when the nurses who are now at the end of their careers were students. But you would probably not be as out of your depth as a nurse from that era who suddenly found herself on duty in the present.