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In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding healthcare improvement, since President Trump declared the opioid crisis a health emergency in the United States on October 26, 2017.  Leading the discussion of healthcare reform in the United States is the Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference.  The...

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help...

The following article was written by Patricia Ramsey, RN.Most healthcare workers never stop to think about things from their patient’s point of view…thinking that everyone’s reality is the same as their own.  But this may be a very inaccurate view of your patient’s daily experience!...

The 40th annual national nursing assistants' week is June 15-22, 2017 starting with career national nurse assistant day on June 15.Now as never before, attention is being directed to care of our elder and disabled citizens and greater attention also is directed to the workers...

National Nurses Week starts each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th,  which is Florence Nightingale's birthday. Brief History of Nursing As caretakers of children, family and community, it was natural that women were the nurses, the caregivers, as human society evolved. Nursing may be the oldest...

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options.If you can’t keep your best...

Picture this: rooftop happy hour with your group of friends. The light is golden–perfect for your Snapchat story. You’re sipping on a glass of rosé in celebration of a major life milestone (e.g. new job, promotion, new house, new car). Everyone wants to know -...

[caption id="attachment_21492" align="alignleft" width="300"] Waiting for an interview[/caption]This question originally appeared on Quora.What are your least favorite resume words? My own is "utilize" — there isn't a single instance I can think of where it would be inappropriate to substitute "use." Therefore, every time I...

An associate's degree in web development or nursing can set you up for a career that pays well and is in high demand. A college degree is a standard ticket to higher-paying jobs, but that degree does not necessarily have to be a four-year bachelor’s...

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