Nursing

Wed
27
Nov

The Health Care Sector is Undergoing a Revolution Thanks to Big Data

Big data is transforming the way people in the modern world live their lives.

Mon
25
Nov

Obama Administration Announces Delays in Health Care Law Rollout

Difficulties with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act have led to some exasperation in the health care field.

With difficulties from technical glitches to political wrangling plaguing the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, on Friday, Nov. 22, the Obama administration announced that it would extend the insurance enrollment period by eight days.

Tue
19
Nov

New Heart Attack Guidelines Met With Controversy

A recent attempt by a group of cardiovascular experts to issue new guidelines and offer a risk calculator for patients who might be at risk of suffering a heart attack has come under fire from health professionals across the country.

Mon
18
Nov

E-cigarettes Coming Under Increasing Scrutiny

While cigarette smoking rates have declined rapidly over the past decade, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the use of e-cigarettes, cigars and hookahs has risen dramatically in recent years.

Fri
15
Nov

Nurse, IT Professionals Dealing With Health Care Rollout Problems

Glitches on the HealthCare.gov website have set the rollout of the Affordable Care Act back.

One of the biggest stories in the current news cycle has been the many difficulties the government has faced in the rollout of its health care exchanges.

Thu
07
Nov

FDA Ruling Will Nearly Eliminate Trans Fats From the Food Supply

Artificial trans fats, which have long contributed to poor health and obesity in the U.S., are soon to be a thing of the past.

In an announcement that could have an important impact on careers in nursing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed the elimination of artificial trans fats from all food products produced and sold in the United States.

Wed
06
Nov

WHO: Nurses are Often Just as Effective as Doctors

A recent study done by the World Health Organization concluded that nurses are often just as well equipped as doctors to handle patient care.

In a recent piece of nursing news, findings in a new study from the World Health Organization showed that in many situations nurses and mid-level health professionals are just as good at providing care as physicians, and sometimes even better.

Fri
01
Nov

Nurses Enjoying the Perks of Travel and Fame

Becoming a nurse affords you the opportunity to travel all over the country, and even the world.

One of the many benefits of a career in nursing is that it gives you the ability to travel.

Thu
24
Oct

Texas Tops CDC List of Reported Flu Cases in October

Flu season is officially upon us, and a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contains an interesting piece of information for anyone who is pursuing a career in nursing in Texas.

Mon
21
Oct

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness month is yet another way to help raise the public's consciousness about the disease.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and health professionals, survivors and people who have friends or family who battled or are battling the disease have been marking it with marathons, educational programs and charity events.

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