7 Ways Nurses Are Improving COVID-19 Treatment Even as Cases Surge

The more you do anything, the better you get at it, even when it’s a terrible and risky process; a fact that nurses caring for COVID-19 patients have become all too familiar with. In the early days of the pandemic, as ICUs in Washington and New York were being pushed to the limits, the uncertainty […]

Long-term Coping Strategies for Nurses on the Frontlines of the Fight Against COVID-19

“Flatten the curve” was the refrain heard around the world in March and April of 2020 as the ravages of COVID-19 spread rapidly to major urban centers in Asia, Europe, and the United States. The idea, first introduced in a CDC paper in 2007, was to use early, targeted, layered, non pharmaceutical interventions in the […]

Top 30 Nursing Blogs

The amount of information available on the Internet about the profession of nursing can be overwhelming. To make it easier for aspiring and professional nurses to find helpful resources, we decided to highlight a handful of exceptional blogs in key categories. In preparing our list of the Top 30 Nursing Blogs of 2012, we looked […]

10 Greatest Nurses of the American Civil War

Image Source The two thousand women who volunteered as nurses during the American Civil War came from all walks of life to play a vital role in the war effort. When war broke out, the country’s male-dominated nursing profession was in its infancy and still relatively primitive. The huge escalation in the need for medical […]

Natural Ways to Mitigate Radiation Damage

Since the dramatic nuclear meltdowns in Japan in March of 2011, much has been said about radiation and radioactive contamination. Our government can’t seem to make up its mind, depending entirely on which agency is doing the talking today. We have the bloated security apparatus issuing dire propaganda about “dirty bombs” made with maybe a […]

10 Killer Super Bugs Confronting Modern Medicine

Image Source When penicillin was discovered in 1928 it brought about a revolution in the treatment of bacterial infection. Wounds and illnesses that before would likely have resulted in death or serious disability could now be treated with this new wonder-drug. However, bacteria developed their own defenses in the war with antibiotics, giving rise to […]