Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Animal Interaction

5 Health Benefits of Pets (Plus: What’s Your Spirit Animal?)

  Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day. We thought you should know that. We thought you’d like to be aware that the third Saturday in August is the day designated back in 1992 by the International...

Marvel’s Claire Temple and Real-Life Nurses: Super. Heroes.

Are nurses superheroes? Possibly. After all, once upon a time, nurses and superheroes were two of the few groups of professionals whose uniforms included capes. Capes, which were only worn outdoors (and rarely since the...
Smartphones Make Us Dumber

Study: Our Smartphones Make Us Dumber

A new study reinforced the hypothesis that the proximity of a smartphone owner’s mobile device can affect his or her cognitive ability. Marketing and management researchers from the University of California-San Diego, the University of...
Alarm Fatigue

How Nurse ‘Alarm Fatigue’ can Affect Patient Care

Nursing ranks as one of the largest professions in the United States, with more than 2.7 million people working in the field. That number is expected to rise to more than 3 million by 2024, according...
Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Reform: A Night of High Political Drama as Affordable Care Act Survives Senate...

A late night of high political drama on the floor of the U.S. Senate ended with Senate Republicans feeling frustrated that their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was thwarted by three...
Healthcare Vote

Senate Republicans Push Forward with Healthcare Debate

The U.S. Senate voted, 51-50, today to open debate on a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-all tie when Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski...
Women Leaders in Healthcare

Women Have A Major Role In Healthcare – But Not Yet In Leadership

As the U.S. Senate began to consider a healthcare reform bill earlier this year, senate leadership formed a working group to study the issue and make recommendations on the future of government healthcare policy. One...
National Junk Food Day

National Junk Food Day: ‘Celebrating’ the American Diet

Today is National Junk Food Day, and we know what you are thinking: Isn’t every day in America “National Junk Food Day?” To which we respond, “Well, sure, but not officially.” National Junk Food...
Healthcare Growth

Survey: Healthcare Growth Expected to Continue, No Matter What Happens with ACA

As the attempt by congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act hangs in the balance, it's worth a quick look back at the relative uncertainty that surrounded the healthcare industry almost from the...
Healthcare 2017

Three of the Top Issues Facing Healthcare in the Second Half of 2017

While the healthcare industry continues to expand and remains one of the country’s top providers of jobs across many different careers, it also faces a variety of tough challenges the rest of this year...