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A need for RNs: Heading off the nursing shortage

Despite the chatter about a nursing shortage, registered nurses are near the top of the list when it comes to employment growth, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In the past decade, the average age of employed RNs has increased by nearly two years, from 42.7 years...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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As nurses continue to work the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, rugged devices — which can be wiped down for repeat cleanings and survive drops, spills and other hazards of a healthcare setting — are more critical than ever. Anything can happen during...

source: HealthTech

More than 60,000 healthcare workers have been infected and close to 300 have died from COVID-19, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The numbers mark a staggering increase from six weeks...

source: NPR

A bi-partisan group has introduced a new bill in both the House and the Senate that would make additional immigrant visas (green cards) available to doctors and nurses. The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act would...

source: Lexology

The spread of aerosolized SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, inside public buildings could be suppressed using engineering controls such as effective ventilation, possibly with air filtration and disinfection and avoidance of air recirculation and overcrowding,...

source: CIDRAP

Using the very latest wide-bore magnetic resonance imaging scanning equipment at the University of Nottingham, experts found differences in blood flow to the placenta in healthy and pre-eclampsia pregnancies, a finding which could...

source: University of Nottingham via Medical Xpress

States that have adopted gender-minority nondiscrimination rules for private health insurance policies slowed an epidemic of mental illness, suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts among transgender and gender-diverse...

source: Harvard Medical School via Medical Xpress


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