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Sen. Walsh's cards received in the mail, April 23rd, 2019.

Senator’s ‘Playing Cards’ Remark Unleashes the Power of Nurses’ Collective Voice

Nurses stepped up with outrage, advocacy, and rallies after Sen. Walsh’s comments about nurses’ playing cards. Largely as a result of the profession’s advocacy, the bill under debate was passed without the amendments proposed by Walsh and accepted by the Senate.

Helping Patients to Sleep Will Reduce Their Pain

A recent study with significant implications for nursing care found that even minor sleep deprivation can increase pain sensitivity and cause a drop in the neurotransmitters that relieve pain. 

Unconscious Baby Rescued on Miami Expressway

Traffic on Miami's Dolphin Expressway halted when a distraught woman got out of her car, holding a baby and screaming for help.

Six Nurses Stabbed to Death at Chinese Hospital

Seven people, six of them nurses, and one security officer, were stabbed to death Thursday in a hospital in northern China in the latest episode of violence in Chinese hospitals.
Stand with Midwives and Nurses (INMO)

Over 30,000 Irish Nurses and Midwives Join 24-hour Strike

Thousands of members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) took part in a 24-hour strike on January 30 with more strikes likely to follow.

Mental Health: Ethical Challenges and Providing Quality Care

Whether working in a hospital, a care home, or...
WHO Elizabeth Iro - Chief Nursing Officer

WHO Appoints Elizabeth Iro as Chief Nursing Officer

Her appointment is a boost in the recognition of nurses’ critical contribution to society.

Eye Test Helps Diagnose Neurological Disorders

A new test that measures eye movement while watching television helps detect neurological disorders earlier including Parkinson’s disease, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Depressed Nurse

Depressed Nurses More Likely to Make Medical Errors

Nurses who report poor health, and specifically depression, are more likely to make medical errors, according to recent information published by the Ohio State University.