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Monday, August 10, 2020

Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN

Roxanne Nelson is a registered nurse and health/medical writer whose works has appeared in a wide range of publications for both healthcare professionals and consumers. These include Medscape, The Lancet, Prevention, Scientific American, WebMD, American Journal of Nursing, Frontline, National Geographic, Hematology Adviser, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Reuter's Health, Vegetarian Times, the Washington Post, Popular Science, among others.

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The race is on to develop an effective vaccine for the coronavirus. A very early research trial has sent ripples across the...
Intensive care units (ICUs) throughout the United States have been extremely busy caring for patients infected with COVID-19. A new survey, published...
Since 1993, National Nurses Week is celebrated each year from May 6 to May 12, culminating in the birthday of Florence Nightingale,...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat hospitalized...
What is an antibody test? Unlike polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, which are intended to identify active cases...
While still unproven and experimental, the use of donated blood has potential to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening coronavirus infections.

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While the COVID-19 quarantine is making most people feel anxious, people with migraine may notice that their symptoms are less severe. Some even report...

Does Hospital Magnet Status Live Up to Promise?

Almost 40 years have passed since the American Academy of Nursing Taskforce published a study highlighting the Forces of Magnetism concept to...

Paradigm Shift in Second-Line Diabetes Treatment

An ongoing question among diabetes specialists, whether second-line medications (ADMs) are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes, has...

Why Are 1 in 10 Heart Surgery Patients Prescribed Opioids Still Taking them 3 Months Later?

Almost 10% of patients who are on prescription opioid medications after heart surgery continue to use opioids more than 90 days after...

Should Volunteers be Intentionally Infected with COVID-19 to Develop a Vaccine?

Scientists around the world have been working at a breakneck pace to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to fruition, sooner rather than later. As...

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