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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...

Multidisciplinary rounds reduce length of stay in community hospital

Before becoming a nurse manager, I was a nurse case manager at a community hospital where multi-disciplinary rounds (MDRs) were a staple of the...

To my colleague: Self-care, finding our voice, and mental health

The world plunged into a global pandemic while I was midway through my MSN program. While preparing for graduation in December 2020, I reflected...

Questioning the nursing stereotype

We have all seen the well-deserved outpouring of public support for frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, and in many instances it’s nurses who...

The wonder of lifelong learning

I’m a nurse educator and educating others (really, being educated by others) is my greatest joy in life. Every time I speak with Miss...

From dream to device: a nurse inventor’s story

As a teenager, Man-Yee (“Karen”) Tsang, BS, RN, CPN, wrote a paper for school that described her desire to be an inventor one day....

The opioid epidemic—a crisis within a crisis

Opioid overdose deaths are skyrocketing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Author Jennie Burke movingly wrote of her brother’s death from a heroin overdose in May...

An epidemic amidst a pandemic: A call for self-care for nurses

The World Health Organization recognized 2020 (extended to 2021) as the Year of the Nurse, and nurses have certainly showed up! Amid the global...

Promoting staff interaction to encourage inclusion

Years ago, when I was working at a community hospital, we decided to host a job fair because we were struggling with high vacancy...

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Do Vitamins, Plants Help Uterine Fibroid Risk or Treatment?

A research team out of Poland recently undertook a comprehensive examination of published data to determine the role that vitamins and diet might play...