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FDA podcast addresses dangers of long-term, high dosage use of Diflucan during pregnancy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a podcast explaining how long-term, high dosage use of Diflucan during pregnancy may be associated...

Our Readers Respond

Overcoming the fear of floating “Tips for floaters” (March 2010) accurately described the floater’s dilemma. By showing both sides of the coin—the floater’s and the...

New certification for oncology rehabilitation

Oncology Rehab Partners has launched STAR (Suvivorship Training and Rehab) Clinician Certification, a training and certification program for clinicians in oncology rehabilitation. Access a...

Caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries: Are you up to the challenges?

Many patients face prolonged recovery and permanent disability after a traumatic brain injury. This article reviews appropriate assessment and intervention and highlights family care.

Hospice and palliative care

What nurses don't know about hospice and palliative care can hurt the patient and family.

Make a difference as a rehabilitation nurse

From September 21 to 27, we celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week by promoting the value of rehabilitation, highlighting the opportunities for the nearly 50...

ANA works to remove legal barriers to APRN practice

While advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) have been increasing in number and expanding their impact on the healthcare system, federal law continues to contain...

Sickle cell trait can take a sudden deadly turn

For someone with sickle cell trait, exercise can trigger dangerous complications.  But most people who have the trait, don't know it.

Be a myth-buster: Stop the misconceptions about fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia produces many symptoms but no signs, so some clinicians dismiss it as a wastebasket diagnosis. But the pain is very real, and patients with fibromyalgia need you to understand their pain - and try to relieve it.