nurses

addiction

Doctors and Nurses Addicted to Opioids Are Often Barred from the Most Effective Treatment

Taking proven medications like buprenorphine and methadone could mean losing their medical licenses.
Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News
10 hours ago
reproductive rights

If You Don't Want to Provide Abortions, Don't Go Into Healthcare

A Vermont nurse's objection to providing an abortion shows we need to be more discerning about who is worthy of serving the public.
Monica R. McLemore PhD, MPH, RN
9.3.19
mental health

The Unique Struggle of Being a Nurse with Depression

When I was a nursing student, all I wanted was to be seen as an efficient caregiver. That became difficult when I couldn't take care for myself.
Risa Kerslake
11.9.18
healthcare

The Average Nurse Makes Barely More Than They Did in 2005

Meanwhile, doctors and medical center CEOs saw much bigger increases.
Jesse Hicks
8.29.18
body

This Is What It's Like to Care for Someone Who is in a Coma

Nurses are often tasked with everything from feeding to physical therapy to toilet care.
Mark Hay
7.31.18
Phys Ed

Nurse Places Fifth in Boston Marathon, Works 10-Hour Shift the Next Day

31-year-old Jessica Chichester drove back to NYC last night.
AC Shilton
4.17.18
relatable

Boston Marathon Runner-up Will Use Prize Money to Pay Off Her Student Loans

Sarah Sellers is a registered nurse anesthetist who just won $75,000.
Susan Rinkunas
4.17.18
healthcare

Violence Is Just Part of the Job When You're a Nurse

"We've had nurses get kicked so hard they could hardly stand up, and they're asked to finish their shift."
Jason Silverstein
2.27.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Anna Nini
1.12.18
Occupational Hazard

We're Working Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Jason Silverstein
11.28.17
DREAMers

Rescinding DACA would hit the healthcare industry hard

Noah Kulwin
9.15.17
Tonic

You’d Be Surprised at the Lengths Doctors Will Go for Dying Patients

Cigarettes, prostitutes, and ritualistic slaughters.
Shayla Love
4.15.17
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