Is Migraine Tied to Ischemic Stroke in Women?

“Although further research is needed, we recommend consideration of a diagnostic evaluation of MWA that mirrors the evaluation of transient ischemic attack, given that prophylactic treatment targeting the ischemic origin of secondary aura may prevent migraine as well as stroke,” the authors of the study wrote—Christina Vogt Click here to read more.

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How Gig Nurses Can Stay Safe

— One expert provides tips for mitigating your risk during COVID-19 by David Coppins April 5, 2020 Click here to read more.

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Preserving Integrity and Staying Power as a Nurse in a Pandemic

By Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, Nursing, and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Berman Institute of Bioethics and School of Nursing Click here to read more. 

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Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Will Rise During Quarantines. So Will Neglect of At-Risk People, Social Workers Say.

Patchwork social service departments are scrambling to address the fallout of coronavirus restrictions, and social workers say vast numbers of at-risk, elderly, sick and disabled Americans will be imperiled. “We are going to see some deaths.” Click here to read more. by Joaquin Sapien, Ginger Thompson, Beena Raghavendran and Megan Rose March 21, 11:43 a.m. [...]

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WHO considers ‘airborne precautions’ for medical staff after study shows coronavirus can survive in air

CNBC PUBLISHED MON, MAR 16 202012:24 PM EDT Click here to ready article.

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CDC recommends canceling events with 50 or more people for the next eight weeks throughout US

PUBLISHED SUN, MAR 15 2020, by Dawn Kopecki Click here to read article 

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Coronavirus Spread in the U.S.: When, Not If

— CDC says preparations for domestic transmission should begin by Molly Walker, Associate Editor, MedPage Today February 25, 2020 Click here to read more.

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The Sound of Silence: Racism in Nursing

by julianna paradisi One of the conundrums I face when writing stories from my nursing career is the question “whose story is it?” For instance, does observing an act of racism give the observer the right to tell the story of what happened to another person? Does telling the story with the intent of exposing [...]

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UCSD, Doc Who Overdosed in Hospital Bathroom Face Lawsuits

Anesthesiologist found unconscious, "covered in vomit with his pants down around his ankles" by Cheryl Clark, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today February 10, 2020 Click here to read more.

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Utah Saves on Mexican Drugs; Patients Tweak Consent Forms; Flight Delays Waste Organs

by Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage Today February 12, 2020 A year after Utah implemented a policy allowing state workers to travel to Mexico to buy cheaper drugs, only 10 have taken up the offer -- but they've saved the state $225,000, the Associated Pressreports. Click here to read more.

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