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Linguistics in healthcare: Why it matters

MK Hedrick is a former colleague of mine who works in healthcare market research. When we worked together, we were tasked with trying to...

Top American Nurse Today articles of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, the American Nurse Today team would like to share with our readers our top 10 articles for the...

American Nurse Today featured in The Economist

As 2019 comes to an end, we have a lot to look forward to in 2020, especially the launch of the World Health Organization's Year...

Accelerated approval for new sickle cell disease treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted accelerated approval to Global Blood Therapeutics’ voxelotor (Oxbryta), a treatment for adults and pediatric patients...

Healthy eating may reduce risk for hearing loss

A new study from the American Journal of Epidemiology reveals that healthy diets are “associated with a lower risk of hearing loss.” The research team...

Rural NC school receives grant to fund school nurse

The Summit Charter School in North Carolina recently received a grant from the Highlands-Cashiers Health Foundation to employ a full-time school nurse. This grant...

Top apps for nurses in 2019

As smart phones become more and more integral in our lives, the American Nurse Today team would like to share some of the top...

New treatment for acute hepatic porphyria

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted approval to Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ givosiran (Givlaari), a new treatment for adult patients with acute hepatic porphyria (AHP).    AHP is...

Hands: Keep them clean

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today It's National Handwashing Awareness Week, so what better time to remind everyone about the importance of hand...

Study reveals no link between statin use and cognitive decline

A new study offers insight into a question that’s plagued healthcare for some time: Does an association exist between statin use and cognitive decline? A...