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LGBTQ+ Health Disparities

LGBTQ+ people of all ages, races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes have experienced health inequalities.

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Poll Shows Nurses Are Trusted More Than Any Other Profession For 18th Year In A Row

Americans rate the honesty and ethics of Nurses highest among a list of professions for the 18th year in a row according to the National Gallup poll.

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Best Practices In Caring For Vision Impaired Patients

Vision impaired patients face many challenges when visiting hospitals for treatment. There are different ways staff and hospital design can help assist patients who are struggling.

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Loneliness and Social Isolation Is A Growing Health Concern

Social isolation is a growing epidemic. It’s becoming increasingly recognized as having critical consequences. According to recent surveys, the percentage of American adults who say they’re lonely has doubled from 20% to 40%, since the 1980s.

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Managing Stress During The Holidays

The holidays are meant to bring feelings of joy and cheer, but this time of year can also bring a lot of stress. No matter what holiday you celebrate, this season can affect us all. Especially Nurses, who work in an already stressful environment, as you juggle more difficult demands of …

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2020 Is The Year Of The Nurse

For the first time in history, the world will unite in celebrating the benefits that Nurses and Midwives bring to the health of the global population. The World Health Organization (WHO), has declared 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife (YONM).

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Thankful For Nurses

We love our Nurses and with Thanksgiving being celebrated next week, it is only appropriate that we give thanks to all you awesome Nurses!

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Diabetes: Racial and Ethnic Disparities

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. This is the perfect time to discuss diabetes health disparities. Racial and ethnic minorities have higher prevalence rates, worse diabetes control, and a higher rate of complications, according to an article from the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine.

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Why Hiring Veterans For The Medical Field is Good for All

An estimated 250,000 service members transition out of the military each year. According to a survey by Navy Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the nonprofit Hire Heroes USA, health care topped the list of the 10 best career employment opportunities for those transitioning.

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Increasing Diversity In Leadership Roles

According to Diversity Best Practices, from 2015 to 2030, the US population is projected to grow by 12 percent, from about 321 million to 359 million. Most of that growth will come from minority and immigrant populations.

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