Nurse News

Patients’ Partners Treated without Doctor’s Visit to Curb STD Rise

2018-11-14T22:27:32+00:00

According to a press release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was published in August, 2018, there has been a steep increase in STDs in the United States over the past few years. In 2017, close to 2.3 million cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia were diagnosed, which is a big [...]

Patients’ Partners Treated without Doctor’s Visit to Curb STD Rise2018-11-14T22:27:32+00:00

New Government Fitness Guidelines Say Small Doses of Exercise Is Fine

2018-11-14T17:20:53+00:00

Young or old, getting a healthy dose of exercise has always been highly recommended from medical experts. Some people take this advice seriously and diligently put enough hours in cardiovascular and strength training exercises, while others continue to opt for the couch. Recently, the government issued an updated version of their Physical Activity Guidelines, and [...]

New Government Fitness Guidelines Say Small Doses of Exercise Is Fine2018-11-14T17:20:53+00:00

Latest Study Reveals How Backpacks Can Contribute to Back Pain – How to Prevent It

2018-11-14T17:20:12+00:00

Backpacks have become an indispensable part of our lives. Children use them to carry all of their books, stationary and other items to school, the military highly depends on them to carry loads that will ensure their survival, and now they’ve even become an important part of a commuter’s life. However, in spite of the [...]

Latest Study Reveals How Backpacks Can Contribute to Back Pain – How to Prevent It2018-11-14T17:20:12+00:00

What Nurses Make: Salaries for RNs, CNAs, LPNs, Staff Nurses, and more!

2018-11-13T20:07:44+00:00

Image: Stockbyte | Thinkstock + Madmeg We've pulled the most up-to-date hourly and yearly salary reports for the top nurse jobs and are wondering...are they accurate for your job title, your location and your years of experience? For a more in-depth look at the top-paying nursing jobs, click into our top 10 highest [...]

What Nurses Make: Salaries for RNs, CNAs, LPNs, Staff Nurses, and more!2018-11-13T20:07:44+00:00

Watch: What’s In The White House Plan To Lower Drug Prices

2018-11-13T17:50:44+00:00

President Donald Trump began talking about the high cost of prescription drugs long before he took office. He often spoke about how drug companies “got away with murder” on the campaign trail. He has continued these attacks, and in April the Trump administration unveiled a 44-page blueprint. But what’s in it? KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble [...]

Watch: What’s In The White House Plan To Lower Drug Prices2018-11-13T17:50:44+00:00

Weak Oversight Blamed For Poor Care At California Nursing Homes Going Unchecked

2018-11-13T17:50:13+00:00

California health regulators have allowed poor care to proliferate at nursing homes around the state, and the number of incidents that could cause serious injury or death has increased significantly in recent years, according to a stinging state audit released this week. The state auditor singled out the California Department of Public Health for particular [...]

Weak Oversight Blamed For Poor Care At California Nursing Homes Going Unchecked2018-11-13T17:50:13+00:00

Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions

2018-11-13T17:49:37+00:00

Makers of brand-name drugs called out by the Trump administration for potentially stalling generic competition have hiked their prices by double-digit percentages since 2012 and cost Medicare and Medicaid nearly $12 billion in 2016, a Kaiser Health News analysis has found. As part of President Donald Trump’s promise to curb high drug prices, the Food [...]

Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions2018-11-13T17:49:37+00:00

When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care.

2018-11-13T17:52:28+00:00

I’m 61 years old and a San Francisco homeowner with an academic position at the University of California-Berkeley, which provides me with comprehensive health insurance. Yet, to afford the more than $50,000 in out-of-pocket expenses required for the restorative dental work I’ve needed in the past 20 years, I’ve had to rely on handouts — [...]

When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care.2018-11-13T17:52:28+00:00

FDA Launches Criminal Investigation Into Unauthorized Herpes Vaccine Research

2018-05-12T20:16:29+00:00

FDA Launches Criminal Investigation Into Unauthorized Herpes Vaccine ResearchMarisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News [UPDATED at 11:45 a.m. ET on April 16] The Food and Drug Administration has launched a criminal investigation into research by a Southern Illinois University professor who injected people with his unauthorized herpes vaccine, Kaiser Health News has learned. SIU professor William [...]

FDA Launches Criminal Investigation Into Unauthorized Herpes Vaccine Research2018-05-12T20:16:29+00:00

What an RN Should Never Ask a CNA

2018-05-12T20:10:36+00:00

Any nurse worth their weight in water knows, understand, values and appreciates the function and role every CNA plays in the delivery of our patient care. And yet, I still see RN's treating their CNA team member horribly. Here is the best piece of advice I can give to any RN out there when delegating [...]

What an RN Should Never Ask a CNA2018-05-12T20:10:36+00:00