As the suicide rate in the U.S. continues to grow, it's crucial that healthcare providers, regardless of specialty, understand the do's and don'ts of treat patients at risk of suicide.
If you treat cancer survivors but avoid recommending lifestyle changes out of fear of overwhelming them or stressing them out, then you're...
According to the first comprehensive study of nurses' social media usage, engaging with social networking sites too much can negatively impact patient care.
In a profession often subject to bullying, workplace violence and burnout, ensuring psychological safety is paramount.
As health officials warn the public to stop using e-cigarettes, researchers may've finally broken through on what about vaping leads to life-threatening...
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a fast-acting skin patch that efficiently delivers medication to attack melanoma cells.
From the end of August through early September, #CardioTwitter was buzzing with the groundbreaking research presented at the World Cardiology Congress, the largest meeting of heart experts across the globe.
Because nursing pay can vary widely depending on speciality, city, education and level of experience, it can be tough to know your...
For the first time, the American Diabetes Association released guidelines to help providers advise diabetes patients interested in trying life-changing tech, like glucose monitors and automated insulin delivery.
The U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce has temporarily revised its guidelines for illicit drug use screening, now advising healthcare practitioners to do so...
Peruse any nursing blog and you'll see endless posts about "the case of the missing pens." At the nurses' station, good pens are one of the hottest commodities.
Because UTIs affect half of women, they're a major burden on global healthcare. New research may have unveiled a way to more effectively treat this common infection.
That where one live plays an important role in one's health is common knowledge, but many providers don't actually have a handle on this information for their patients, according to a new study.
Since 2001, the number of children not vaccinated for preventable diseases has quadrupled. This cultural shift has left pediatricians, as well as primary care and family medicine providers in a tough spot.
Emergency departments are under more pressure than ever to provide specialized care, but doing so can seem daunting. Here, 3 cost-effective ways to boost your quality of care.
While it may seem counterintuitive, research has shown that switching to a pill organizer can harm one's health and even result in hospitalization for older patients.
A cluster of pulmonary illnesses have appeared among primarily adolescents and young adults in 14 states since June of last year. As a result, the CDC is investigating their connection to e-cigarette use.
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