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Tragedy from a vaccine-preventable disease

To: Ethics Advisory Board    From: Conflicted in (Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Missouri, Michigan … all states with high rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions) Subject:...

Resiliency rising!

Ten just-in-time self-care strategies. Takeaways Experiencing stress and anxiety during the pandemic is a normal response to an abnormal situation. The combination of work, family,...

The right path

"If you know, you know", a quote that still rings true, to this same girl who idealized the vision of becoming a nurse at...

Join a national conversation on bereavement

The "silent storm" of grief could be the next epidemic that spreads throughout our country. How could it not be, when almost 250,000 Americans...

Why infant mental health is even more critical now

No matter what role we play in caring for patients and families, as nurses, we know that the relationship children have with their caregivers...

What it’s like to be a school nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nurse Holly Giovi of Deer Park, NY takes Good Morning America into her office to see what it’s like to work on the frontlines as a...

New Project Firstline provides infection prevention training

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is pleased to announce the launch of Project Firstline, a new collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and...

‘Race to 200M’ urges flu vaccinations among vulnerable Americans

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and actress Rita Wilson are urging Americans to get their flu vaccination this season, especially the approximately 200 million...

Reader reaction: COVID-19 safety

It was with some surprise I read the column "Practice Matters" from Dr. Grant, our ANA president, in the October edition of American Nurse....

From surge plans to a culture of readiness

Translating scarce resource management into outcomes with impact. Takeaways: The more resource options available for day-to-day surge events, the more effectively hospital operations can withstand...

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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...