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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean

2018-05-23T00:00:00+00:00

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan’s presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood. Or at least to evict it from the federal family planning program, where it provides care to more than 40 percent [...]

Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean2018-05-23T00:00:00+00:00

Who Is Martin Chitwood?

2018-11-13T18:12:41+00:00

Learn More About the Extraordinary Life of Martin Chitwood Medmag Magazine is extremely proud to have Martin Chitwood on staff. Mr. Chitwood has made a name for himself as one of the most prominent and successful securities lawyers in the U.S. He’s also raised money for brain cancer research and worked in the entertainment industry, writing [...]

Who Is Martin Chitwood?2018-11-13T18:12:41+00:00

4 Social Tools that are Changing the Game in Healthcare

2018-05-21T00:00:00+00:00

It's 2018, and there's no shortage of tech products to help better our day to day lives. From scheduling apps, reminders and lifestyle based solutions. But what about those making a difference in healthcare? Software that is helping bridge the gap between consumer and doctor, Nurse and Hospital. Here we take a look at 5 [...]

4 Social Tools that are Changing the Game in Healthcare2018-05-21T00:00:00+00:00

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and tuition to recruit nurses

2018-05-18T00:00:00+00:00

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children.Hospitals and other medical facilities are getting so desperate to recruit and retain nurses they're offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives. "These are some of the grandiose examples we've heard from our members," said Seun Ross, director of nursing practice and work environment at [...]

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and tuition to recruit nurses2018-05-18T00:00:00+00:00

Sticker Shock Jolts Oklahoma Patient: $15,076 For Four Tiny Screws

2018-05-14T00:00:00+00:00

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News About three years ago, she began to experience sharp pain in her left foot. Her big toe had become crooked and constantly rubbed up against the adjacent toe, making it painful to run, walk or even stand. “I could not walk without intense pain unless I had a pad underneath [...]

Sticker Shock Jolts Oklahoma Patient: $15,076 For Four Tiny Screws2018-05-14T00:00:00+00:00

Lethal Workouts: CrossFit

2018-05-09T00:00:00+00:00

CrossFit is a popular fitness program that combines rigorous plyometrics, Olympic-style and power-style weight lifting, speed training, gymnastics, body weight exercises, and endurance exercises to target all the major components of physical fitness. While CrossFit has made headlines as an effective workout regimen, the horrible truth is that it’s hiding a big secret: It can [...]

Lethal Workouts: CrossFit2018-05-09T00:00:00+00:00

Call of Duty: 5 Reasons To Man Up and Be A Nurse

2018-05-06T00:00:00+00:00

We don’t just need more male nurses. We need more nurses, period. Last year, the Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing conducted a survey among 53,000 Registered Nurses in Illinois. One-third of the nurses over the age of 55 intended to retire within the next five years. The mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce [...]

Call of Duty: 5 Reasons To Man Up and Be A Nurse2018-05-06T00:00:00+00:00

Fraud Nurse Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Baby

2018-05-04T00:00:00+00:00

A 52-year old woman from South Carolina has pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and interference with custody, almost two decades after allegedly posing as a hospital nurse and taking a newborn girl in 1998. Gloria Williams allegedly took Kamiyah Mobley just hours after she was born on July 10 of that year from a [...]

Fraud Nurse Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Baby2018-05-04T00:00:00+00:00

The History of Nurses Week

2018-05-02T00:00:00+00:00

Nurses Week, as we know it today, started in 1982, when President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation announcing that May 6 would be “National Recognition Day” for nurses. The signature from the President formally confirmed a day that had been only periodically observed since the middle of the century. Advocates like the US Department of [...]

The History of Nurses Week2018-05-02T00:00:00+00:00