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Highlighting the CNO’s role: An interview with Linda Stoverock

The American Nurse team is delighted to have had an opportunity to speak with Linda Stoverock, a nurse who is retiring after a 43-year long career...

New treatment for multiple myeloma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Sanofi-Aventis’ Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) for the treatment of  adult patients with multiple myeloma. Isatuximab-irfc was previously...

First genetic test for Fragile X Syndrome

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved marketing for the very first genetic test to help diagnose Fragile X Syndrome (FXS). FXS is...

New study reveals insight into prevalence of mental health conditions in young mothers

A study recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health examined the prevalence of mental illness in young mothers (younger than 21). The researchers...

Study shows reduced risk of cardiovascular disease during times of bereavement with daily aspirin intake

A study published in the American Heart Journal explored the effects of aspirin and low dose metoprolol intake during early bereavement periods. Times of bereavement...

Community highlight – Shining the Light on All the Right: Celebrating the Art of Nursing Around the World

American Nurse would like to highlight a new book released by The DAISY Foundation to celebrate its 20th anniversary, as well as the World...

Study highlights potential effectiveness of yoga for chronic back pain in nurses

A recent study published in the Holistic Nursing Practice journal highlights the positive effects of yoga, tai chi, and other “movement-based mind-body interventions” for...

Study examines rate of cancer overdiagnosis in Australia

A recent study published in the Medical Journal of Australia examined the “proportion of cancer diagnoses in Australia that might reasonably be attributed to...

New vaccine eliminated breast cancer in first human patient

A vaccine being developed in the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida is aimed at preventing new cases of ovarian and breast cancer and even...

Study shows a specific nutrient could help non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

A recent study published in the Hepatology journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases investigates if indole, a microbiota metabolite...