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'Mid-Level' and Primary Care 'Providers': Nomenclature That Stings

Mona Shattell | Posted 02.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Mona Shattell

Although no discipline wants to lose their identity to a categorical term, let's work together to reach consensus on respectful, clear, and inclusive language that captures the unique contributions of each member of the health care team.

Nurses Demand Secretary Kerry Prove No Health Harm From KXL, 'Don't Pipeline My Patients'

Deborah Burger | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Deborah Burger

Registered nurses from coast to coast are stepping up the challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline with a demand that Secretary of State John Kerry provide proof that Keystone will not harm the health and safety of Americans prior to any final decision on the project.

What The Most Caring People In The World Know

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul For The American Nurse Project, filmmaker Carolyn Jones set out to interview and photograph nurses around the country about their w...

I'm a Registered Nurse But School Loans Are Killing Me

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went back to school to earn my Registered Nurse License. Took out huge loans for school that I can not...

Keen and Laura Babbage and the battle against cancer

Don McNay | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Don McNay

"We can't afford to be innocent Stand up and face the enemy It's a do or die situation-we will be invincible" -Pat Benatar The contemporary that I n...

Reducing Nurse Burnout: A Win-Win Situation

Tera Tuten | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business
Tera Tuten

A nurse is the first line of defense when it comes to identifying problems that a patient may be experiencing. Nurses pick up on small indicators that patients may be in trouble, explained Brown. High patient loads and long shifts can only endanger the patient.

10 Sought-After Second Careers

Second Act | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty

Elizabeth Hanes spent years in middle management at a corporate job before she turned 45 and decided she wanted more out of life. She enrolled in n...

Nurse Shortage Replaced By Job Shortage

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, health planners have lamented a shortage of nursing school graduates and poured funds into job-training programs. Those efforts have been s...

Video Postcards Ask Congress to Emphasize "Health" in Health Reform

Kenneth Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth Thorpe

More than one hundred Americans have sent video "postcards" to members of Congress as part of "Say 'Yes' to Health Reform" -- a web-based campaign to manage chronic disease.