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Florence Nightingale

A Farewell to Arms (1929): Giving Thanks...

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Joseph Cooper

One wonders how Frederic Henry would handle the job of evacuating wounded from Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan, 85 years after he was deployed to the World War One Italian front as an ambulance driver, by Ernest Hemingway, in A Farewell to Arms.

Downton Abbey Stars Help Doc McStuffins Pay Tribute to the 'Lady With the Lamp,' Florence Nightingale

Jim Hill | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're just not willing to wait another three months before you can once again hear Mrs. Patmore clattering around down in the kitchen or listen in as Anna confides in Lady Mary upstairs, I might have a solution for you.

Have You Found Your Calling in Life?

Maura Sweeney | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Whether big or small by conventional standards, we all possess unique life callings. Put to use, they invigorate our spirits and enliven others as well.

Rx for Health Care: Nursing as a Force for Change

Olivier Dumon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Olivier Dumon

Already the shortage of primary care physicians is being felt, an outcome of greater demand for services by an aging population. To help fill that gap, the role of the nurse practitioner will continue to expand. Recruiting, training and then retaining enough nurses will be crucial.

Celebrating the 'Unwrath' in 'The Grapes of Wrath' on its 75th Anniversary

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

While Florence Nightingale doesn't deliver joy, let alone build up laughter out of inadequate material, she would surely have been pleased to have Ma Joad tending to the poor in her charity hospital.

Laura Fraser -- Breaking So Good in Breaking Bad

Dar Dowling | Posted 11.18.2013 | TV
Dar Dowling

Fraser is so good in Breaking Bad that the Emmy season buzz had her in the running for a well earned guest star Emmy nod.

International Nurses Day Begins Today

Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

It's time to care for the caregivers. Today marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, an annual celebration of nurses everywhere. It runs from ...

Famous, Interesting And Dead

John Mitchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Mitchinson

Many are world famous, others almost completely forgotten: the only criteria for inclusion were that they be both dead -- and interesting.

Brian Dillon's Informative The Hypochondriacs: Read It and Become Symptomatic

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

In The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives, Brian Dillon goes into gory detail in describing the afflictions -- or presumed afflictions -- gripping the nonet.

Ten Tremendous Women Who Never Married

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

The following women serve as a sweet reminder that you don't need anyone but yourself to live an incredible life and have people remember you long after you're gone.