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New report on predatory journals

A new international report on predatory journals tells an alarming tale—the organizations behind these journals are becoming more sophisticated, making detection more difficult for...

An integrative approach to healing the overworked, weary, or traumatized nurse

If you are among many nurses who feel overworked, weary, traumatized, overwhelmed, anxious, irritable, sad, angry, isolated, lonely, or depressed, this article was written...

Nurses and doctors as diplomats in the COVID culture wars

Gallup polls report that nurses and physicians are the two most trusted professions in the nation. This trust, along with knowledge, clinical skills, and...

Sense of honor

Honor encompasses an array of individual characteristics. Some call it character. Words such as dignity and basic decency arise. Honor frequently means simply being...

Sense of Duty

Immanuel Kant believed that no action was moral unless performed out of a sense of duty or obligation. Even the word duty suggests that...

Osteoporosis awareness: Be the patient’s advocate

As a nurse practitioner working in orthopedic surgery, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend: Many people I see who have fractures and are over the...

It’s never too late: Tales from a second-career nurse

As a second career nurse, I have life experiences to thank for nudging me in the direction of caring for others in their most...

Work around: Removing barriers to the PhD

“I’m sorry. We tried. We really did. But there is no way we can adjust your work schedule to accommodate your school schedule.” When the...

Writing effective business emails

Have you ever had someone not respond to your email? Or fail to respond for days on end? Or not answer your question in...

The face: Reflections from a new nurse

Unlike many, I never had the vision or lifelong desire to go into the nursing profession. It was not something I had ever thought...

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Quiz: Migraines and Hormones

Women are 2 to 3 times more likely than men to have migraines.  Decades ago, these were attributed to women’s inability to cope with...