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Ready to Be Heard

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

Our smartphones have this funny little emoticon that shrugs its shoulders: "Who knows?" or an apathetic "What are you gonna do?" An image perfect for ...

My Complete Thanks To The Many Fabulous Nurses

Alethea Mshar | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home
Alethea Mshar

My son, Ben, has many complex health issues. He has been hospitalized many times, has had numerous surgeries and, at last count, is followed by 10 dif...

Blind Trust

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

What a lovely metaphor. An Arab-American stranger stands on a busy city street wearing a red blindfold. He holds a sign professing his fear, his vul...

A Story of True Compassion & Humanity

Susan E. Mazer | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Susan E. Mazer

During this holiday season when there is so much uncertainty and conflict around the world, the story of the Christmas Truce of 1914 gives me a little...

Is There Really An Issue With Sleep Training?

Sandra Basile | Posted 12.01.2016 | Home
Sandra Basile

If you are a parent who strongly agrees with nighttime parenting or sleep training, then this proposal is for you. As I was driving home from my so...

Call to Action and Innovation

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

The health and well-being of women is the health and well-being of the world. And yet: Every day, 1,600 women and more than 10,000 newborns die from ...

Hilarious Breastfeeding Song Imagines A World Where 'Daddies Made Milk'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home

One mom has creatively turned the tables on breastfeeding by imagining a world where men nurse ― and it’s pretty different. At a recent performan...

Dear Attachment Parents: You Aren't Ruining Your Kids

Laura Hanby Hudgens | Posted 11.07.2016 | Home
Laura Hanby Hudgens

I like who they are turning out to be. And while I don't attribute their delightfulness entirely to attachment parenting, I do think that being raised with such extravagant love as had a profoundly positive effect on my kids. In my experience, here are some of the long-term benefits of attachment parenting.

We're Nurses. #WeGotThis

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

At the Hopkins School of Nursing, we had something big to say for the entire profession. We wanted to tell the story of nursing's continuous growth and evolution to meet ever-greater health care challenges even as ours remains the most trusted profession on earth.

A Touch Can Be Worth A Thousand Words

Susan Northover | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
Susan Northover

"The first sense to ignite, touch is often the last to burn out: long after our eyes betray us, our hands remain faithful to the world." -- Frederick ...

You Have The Knowledge And The Opportunity -- What's Stopping You From Acting?

Leda Asmar | Posted 10.03.2016 | Home
Leda Asmar

A thousand years ago, when I was a nursing student at the American University of Beirut, I learned so much more than anatomy, physiology, health, dise...

Hinduism, Brain Death, Organ Transplantation

Deepak Sarma | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Deepak Sarma

Hinduism is a conglomeration of a variety of beliefs and practices with no one, or official, set of doctrines or religious authorities. I thus offer an account of brain death from a systematic, and somewhat unified, perspective shared by several schools of Hindu philosophy concerning the mechanisms and components of consciousness and cognition.

Meeting People Where They Are -- Emotionally

Rosemary Baughn | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
Rosemary Baughn

For hospice to succeed in bringing quality of life to the end of life, members of our hospice team work hard to meet people where they are emotionally.

Eureka Moments

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 09.12.2016 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

Few of us become leaders without the help, shaping, and shielding of mentors, though we might not even recognize at times that we are being mentored--...

10 Things No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

Courtney Ellis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Home
Courtney Ellis

1. You can eat like a team of oxen and not gain weight. Sure, you might not lose all the baby weight that quickly if you’re eating nine meals a day,...

15 Cute Gift Ideas For The Breastfeeding Mamas In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home

If you’re looking for ways to recognize the breastfeeding mothers in your life, we’ve got some ideas. In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, we...

Medical Mistakes Make It Dangerous To Go To A Hospital

Allen Frances | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Allen Frances

It seems like someone I know gets sick almost every week. At my age, this is expectable and acceptable. What is completely unexpected and unacceptable...

Not Angels but Shining Examples

Patricia M. Davidson | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home
Patricia M. Davidson

There are outbreaks like Ebola, there are deadly storms, there are explosions, there are mass shootings. Even "everyday" nursing can be overwhelming at times. What separates the very top nurses is what they do from there.

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Home
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

5 Breastfeeding Tech Solutions

Well Rounded NY | Posted 08.02.2016 | Home
Well Rounded NY

By Allaya Cooks-Campbell I knew before I had a baby that breastfeeding would be challenging. As far as I knew, no one in my immediately family had do...

My Breastfeeding Journey: To Hell And Back

Michelle Won | Posted 07.18.2016 | Home
Michelle Won

What does love look like to you? This is what love looks like to me. 💜 Dear baby m, When you look up at me while I'm feeding you, I melt. Every. S...

Becoming Real

Marika Rosenthal Delan | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home
Marika Rosenthal Delan

"What?" I mouthed to my husband through the car window, pointing to the phone still up to my ear. I'd been holding for 30 minutes and cut off twice -- I wasn't hanging up without good cause.

America's Nurses Are Committed To Addressing The Opioid Crisis

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

The commitment of our nation's nurses to help treat and prevent opioid dependence and overdose -- which has grown to epidemic proportions over the last 15 years -- has never been stronger.

End Mandatory Overtime

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 06.27.2016 | Home
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

Eliminating mandatory overtime in state employment is the honorable thing to do for these dedicated largely female champions of quality healthcare service delivery.

New Training Programs For Home Care Providers Are Key To Helping LGBT Seniors Age In Place Securely And With Pride

Marki Flannery | Posted 06.23.2016 | Home
Marki Flannery

It's absolutely essential that home health care workers receive specialized training designed to ensure they are comfortable -- and knowledgeable -- about caring for LGBT patients, and familiar with the specific needs of this population.