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Female doctor with protective work wear assessing a patient's thyroid health

Minimizing the Threats to Thyroid Health

It takes a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers to help patients achieve and maintain a healthy thyroid. More than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition at some point in their lifetime. That’s according to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), a…

Senior woman receiving vaccine at the doctor's office.

Vaccination Vindication: Regaining Public Trust

Can healthcare providers leverage concerns about a vaccine into an opportunity to regain public trust? As it relates to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on society, the use of “unprecedented” has probably been inaccurately overused. The world has previously experienced pandemics. There…

Is There an App for That? Top Apps for Nurses

Is There an App for That? Top Apps for Nurses

It’s been a good decade since the phrase “there’s an app for that” started being used in everyday conversation—and Apple registered to trademark it. The phrase is more true today than ever before with apps for just about anything you can imagine, including nursing.…

Travel Nursing Offers Rewards and Variety

Travel Nursing Offers Rewards and Variety

Whether you are a veteran nurse looking to recharge your career or a newly minted RN, you might want to consider becoming a travel nurse. A travel nurse is a nurse who is hired to work in a specific location—anywhere in the world—for a…

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When a Nurse Becomes a Patient

When your career is healing others, your world turns upside down when you’re the one who must be healed. “Some say nurses are the worst patients,” says Eden Stotsky-Himelfarb, a workplace oncology nurse navigator for the Johns Hopkins Work Stride Managing Cancer at Work…

Nursing burnout

Tips to Combat Nurse Burnout

Being a nurse is a demanding job, especially right now, and can sometimes lead to nurse burnout. Burnout is categorized as physical, mental and emotional exhaustion. It can lead to detachment and depression. We asked our nursing community, “How do you combat nursing burnout?”…

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