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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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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly challenged all of us to think differently and more creatively in ways we may never have imagined. The ANA Massachusetts Conference Planning Committee is looking for your feedback as we explore the development of future educational offerings...


The COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping across the globe has impacted all healthcare professionals in multiple ways. This article surveyed a cross-section of the nursing profession from across the United States from the ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program®...

source: The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing via Healio

Diana J. Mason writes, "When the United Nations declared 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, their intent was to spotlight our role as the 'backbone' of health systems around the world. How ironic — and fitting —...

source: USA Today

Yale researchers have discovered a "jamming signal" that blocks a powerful immune system stimulant called interleukin-18 (IL-18) from reaching tumors, including in cancers that are resistant to conventional immunotherapy treatments,...

source: Yale University via Medical Xpress

In the fight against COVID-19, researchers at Colorado State University have developed a new, non-invasive strategy to identify areas at greatest risk for spreading the disease. Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor...

source: Colorado State University via Medical Xpress

More than 40 percent of parents in the United States are snacking more during the COVID-19 pandemic, data from the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2020 Food and Health Survey show. “Physicians are trusted sources of information, so checking...

source: Healio


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