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Monday, January 20, 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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There’s no question about it—smoking is linked to a long laundry list of health problems, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, quitting...
Chronic pain is very common in older adults, and an issue that nurses have to work with when caring for patients...
Can pain be a self-fulfilling prophecy? Maybe. Getting vaccinated, stubbing a toe, or even breaking a finger can hurt. Medical procedures in general...

Recent posts

4 Talking Points to Share with Patients Using Wearable, Health Tech

As wearable health tech explodes in the market, questions remain about its accuracy and safety. Here's what to tell patients.

Critical Care Resuscitation Center Boosts Survival Rate Over ICUs

A specialized intensive-care center helps critical patients receive life-saving treatment faster.

Support of Vaccines Has Fallen 10 Points Since 2001: 4 Strategies for HCPs to Flip This Trend

After 2019's measles outbreak, the news about the American public's perception of vaccines is hardly surprising.

New Research Reveals Another Reason to Keep Burnout at Bay — Your Heart Health

If it wasn't enough that burnout can ruin your career and personal life, new research shows it condition can also harm your physical health.

See the Emotional Image Challenging Perceptions of Patient ‘Noncompliance’

It may even convince you to stop using the word "noncompliance" altogether.

RECLAIM CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER IN HEALTHCARE.

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