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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.

Type 2 Diabetes: Why Insulin Therapy Is So Difficult to Manage

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Pediatric Nursing
03/23/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
The role of transplant nurses, who specialize in working with patients before, during and after their surgeries, has expanded as the technology behind organ transplantation evolves.

Advances in Nephrology Nursing and Transplant Care

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03/22/2017 at 19:02. Facebook
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.

Unusually Hot or Cold Weather Could Affect Babies' Weight

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03/22/2017 at 03:55. Facebook
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.

HHS Launches Webpage Highlighting Administrative Actions to Empower...

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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.

Rare but fatal pediatric brain tumor may be stopped with new molecule

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People who lost their incomes or health insurance between 2008 and 2012 were less likely to get routine screenings or visit the doctor.

California Cancer Rates Dropped During The Recession. That's Not...

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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.

2017 Nursing Ethics Guide

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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.

Four Stories of the Impact of Nursing

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The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options.

The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with the Department of the Treasury, suggested ways to help foster healthcare innovation by giving states greater flexibility.

Offering states flexibility to increase market stability and affordable...

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The American Diabetes Association has issued updated guidelines on prevention, assessment and treatment of diabetic retinopathy for providers and for people with diabetes.
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.

Prolonged exposure to work-related stress thought to be related to some...

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If you’re an aspiring nurse, you already know that nursing credentials and skills offer you a career path with staying power.

15 highest paying nursing careers

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For the first time in more than 10 years, clinical guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) offer recommendations on the evaluation of abnormal liver values.

New guidelines for abnormal liver values released

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A workforce data analysis predicts a national nursing surplus of 340,000 registered nurses by 2025. But there is more to this story.

The Nursing Shortage? It's Complicated

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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.

A Look At Hospital Nursing During the 1970's: What Was it Like?

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In the coming years, starting in about 2020, hospitals expect to face the largest shortage of registered nurses in the history of modern health care.

How Louisiana schools, hospitals plan to combat expected largest nursing...

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Some health care executive professionals regard improving the patient experience as an important, although separate, endeavor for their teams.

Patient Experience isn’t a “Good Thing to Do:” It’s Everything

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