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Nurse’s Medication Error Causes Patient’s Death and Financial Threat to Hospital

A nurse’s medication error at a leading hospital in Tennessee caused a patient’s horrific death, and the hospital nearly lost its Medicare reimbursement status as a result.
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Help Nominate These Two Incredible Nurses for the Nobel Peace Prize

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) recently issued a press statement calling for support of a petition to strengthen the nomination of Marianne Stöger and Margaritha Pissarek for a Nobel Peace Prize.
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Nurses Among Heroes in California Wildfires

Besides the firefighters and police officers, many nurses, doctors, and paramedics also courageously put their own lives on the line for the safety and needs of their patients during the California fires.
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Declaration of Astana: A Landmark Commitment to Universal Health Coverage

All member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) made a renewed commitment to primary health care (PHC) as the way to achieve universal health coverage when they unanimously endorsed the Astana Declaration.
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New Online Resource for ‘Prescribing Exercise’ to Your Patients

A resource is now available to help health care professionals to start conversations and advise their patients about physical activity.
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Court Finds Indian Army’s Practice as ‘Gender Discrimination’

The Indian Professional Nurses Association (IPNA) filed a plea against the Indian Army challenging their exclusion of men from nursing in the Indian Army.
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University of Maine Steps Up to Address Nursing Shortage

The University of Maine has come up with a wide-reaching plan to do something about the looming nursing workforce crisis in the state of Maine.

World Mental Health Day: Student Nurses, Here’s What You Need to Know About Mental...

Nursing students have high levels of stress, anxiety, and depression which could develop into mental health problems.
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Nurses Are Key to Preventing Health Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle

Nurses who are on their feet all day might seldom consider the health risks of sedentary behavior.
Clara Louise Maass: Heroic Nurse Who Gave Her Life for Yellow Fever Research

Clara Louise Maass: Heroic Nurse Who Gave Her Life for Yellow Fever Research

In seven pain-wrecked days, yellow fever killed Clara Louise and it was her own doing. 

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