Pediatric Nursing
02/24/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
An article every nurse should read. Millions of U.S. drivers fall asleep at the wheel each month, and roughly 15 percent of all fatal crashes involve a drowsy driver.

Drowsy Drivers Often Behind Fatal Crashes
Pediatric Nursing
02/23/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
While nurse residency programs increasingly are becoming the norm in hospitals throughout the country, the pioneers of the first program had no idea they had tapped into a need that would soon be elevated to national attention.

HEALTH BYTES: Nurse Residencies | American Academy of Ambulatory Care...
Pediatric Nursing
02/23/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
The nursing profession is the largest segment of the nation’s healthcare workforce, with more than three million nurses practicing across the U.S. Nurses serve as both the backbone of the healthcare industry and on the front lines of developing health solutions.

Although most nurses may still head to work in scrubs and comfortable shoes, for many nurses, the day-to-day reality of their job...
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How Has Nursing Changed In The Past Decade?
Pediatric Nursing
02/22/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
An expectant mother's exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can raise her offspring's risk of obesity by reducing sensitivity to a hormone responsible for controlling appetite, according to a mouse study published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrinology.

New study sheds light on how prenatal BPA exposure increases obesity risk
Pediatric Nursing
02/21/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
The American Nurses Association (ANA) and the CDC have recently partnered to create the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network.

American Nurses Association and CDC Announce Partnership to Improve...
Pediatric Nursing
02/20/2017 at 15:40. Facebook
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days.

UC San Diego engineers develop desktop diagnosis tool that detects...
At UCLA Health, the electronic health records system has all the bells and whistles it needs to be the useful tool and care diary it’s intended to be, with one major bonus.

HEALTH BYTES: Nurse's Team Writes Patient Stories into the EHR System. |...
A nurse writes in to say that in her unit, nurses are often not able to take breaks, and asks about the legality of not being paid for missed breaks.

Nurses: No Breaks, No Lunch, No Pay?
Researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science have induced empathy-like behavior by identifying then manipulating a brain circuit in an experimental model, an indication that new strategies may help people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gain social abilities.

Study sheds light on role of brain region in social behavior and...
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.

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The CDC released a list of the five leading causes of death for Americans, which account for almost two-thirds of all fatalities.

What's most likely to kill you? You may be surprised
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Living in an uncertain and challenging world may be creating angst for your child. Experts in behavioral medicine are seeing more and more children of all ages struggling with anxiety.

More and more children are struggling with this issue | health enews
In the United States, over 14,000 gastrostomy tubes are placed in children every year. But the feeding process can be quite challenging. Find out how one dedicated pediatric nurse developed a convenient way to deliver vital nutrition directly into the stomach.

Tubesies Feeding Tube Friendly Bodysuit
At 97, Kathryn Hodges is both New Jersey’s oldest licensed registered nurse and a poster girl for people who stay active and productive at such an advanced age.

Nurse, 97, defies rules on age, gives back
A unique gene-editing method that efficiently inserts DNA into genes located in dividing and non-dividing cells of living rats has been developed by a team of international researchers, including scientists from KAUST Official.

Scientists develop unique method to fix genes in living organisms
Suicidal behavior among active-duty service members can be reduced for up to six months with a relatively simple intervention that gives them concrete steps to follow during an emotional crisis, according to a new study from the The University of Utah, National Center for Veterans Studies.

Simple intervention reduces suicidal behavior among active-duty service...
A recent US research study sheds further light on the sleep patterns of night-shift workers.

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Social media is changing nursing education as we know it.

The Pros of Social Media for Online Nursing Programs
If you're thinking about pursuing a doctoral degree, consider a PhD in nursing, which is heavily grounded in the science and philosophy of knowledge.

Why a PhD in nursing may be the perfect goal for you