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Vaping injury update: 8 points of interest

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today The New York Times has put together a useful cheat sheet of sorts to track the illnesses...

6 tips for calm in chaos

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today A recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution touched on something that I’ve thought about before: How do...

Music and the power to heal

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today The other day I read an article in The New York Times about music therapy. The article...

Nurses speak up about climate change

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today The past few days have seen a lot of news coverage of the climate strike by young...

Opioid use disorder: Why are nurses denied proven treatment?

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today Earlier this year, American Nurse Today ran a two-part series called “When a BON disciplinary process is...

Was a dentist appointed to lead nursing researchers?

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today The more I work with nurses, the more sensitive I become to the everyday slights they face....

Nurses and aid in dying

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today Nurses can be incredibly helpful at the end of life. Helpful to patients, friends, and families. They...

Vaping: 450 illnesses, 3 deaths

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today E-cigarettes and vapes were supposed to a safer alternative for smokers. Rather than inhaling the toxic byproducts...

Psychiatrist shortage: Nurses to the rescue

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today The good news: More people are seeking help for mental health issues. The combination of reduced stigma...

Asthma treatment: Steroid vs. placebo

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that patients with mild asthma (12 years and older) received the same...