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CDC gives telebriefing on H3N2v

Access the transcript of an Aug. 10 telebriefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which provided an…

Fighting emerging threats

Three years ago, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and nurses nationwide found themselves on the frontlines of a crisis when the Ebola virus made its way to the United States, killing one patient and infecting two RNs who provided care to him. The crisis wasn’t in the number of cases in this country—four diagnosed and 11 treated—but in the need to ensure that healthcare workers could keep themselves and the public safe when faced with a potentially fatal infectious organism.

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Hazardous drugs, a safety blind spot

Know the risks of handling many commonly administered drugs.  WARFARIN, OXYTOCIN, CLONAZEPAM—registered nurses administer millions of these drugs daily with…

Obesity continues to rise

According to report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of states with an obesity prevalence…

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