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Making nurses’ voices count

Last year when world health officials declared a global pandemic, the American Nurses Foundation committed to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on nurses and...

Startling number of older adults take prescription drugs that increase risk of falling

A surprising recent study found that 94 percent of adults 65 years or older take at least one prescription drug that increases the risk...

American Nurses Association Honors Fallen Nurses on One-Year Anniversary of Coronavirus Pandemic

SILVER SPRING, MD—Today, March 11th, marks the one-year anniversary of the day when the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic. Over the...

New grant promotes nurse and pharmacist teamwork

Nurses with visionary ideas about partnering with pharmacists to optimize medication use and improve patient outcomes may be interested in applying for a new...

New study clarifies ideal intake of fruits and vegetables

A new study of nearly 2 million adults worldwide proves that approximately five daily servings of fruits and vegetables are optimal for ensuring a...

Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic

Last December, Mirande Gross graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, with a bachelor’s degree in communications. But Gross has changed her mind and...

Women Have Lower ‘Normal Blood Pressure’ Than Men, Study Finds

Women have a lower normal blood pressure than men, which suggests they should be treated for hypertension when their systolic BP is higher than...

Pregnant Women With Covid Pass Antibodies to Babies, Study Finds

Pregnant women who contract Covid-19 pass protective antibodies to their newborns, a finding that could help determine when the women should get Covid vaccines. The...

Vaccine Hesitancy vs. Vaccine Refusal: Nursing Home Staffers Say There’s a Difference

CONCORD, N.C. — It had been months since Tremellia Hobbs had an excuse to bring out the pompoms. Before the pandemic, they were a...

Joint Commission releases Sentinel Event Alert in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Healthcare workers struggling, expressing fears Earlier this week, The Joint Commission released a Sentinel Event Alert addressing the fears of healthcare workers and outlining five...