STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Nursing homes say they need more money than bill includes
By Danielle Killey
Jon Riewer said his organization faces funding shortages, losing employees and struggling to provide care to the elderly and disabled.
At this point I would classify our situation a... Posted on 4/22/13 at 11:50 AM
HEALTHBEAT The truth about nurses
It's National Nurses Week this week, which means gratitude, a few days of attention and maybe some free cookies for the hard-working individuals who make up the American nursing profession.
Only I ca... Posted on 5/7/12 at 11:28 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II a doll that breastfeeds
This just came to my attention from another blog, and I thought it would be a good topic of conversation for the parenting "wing" of this blog.
There is a new doll on the market that, instea... Posted on 8/5/09 at 7:37 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY A Wild Ride
Our youngest daughter is married to a "big kid". She often says she has three boys, one is just way bigger than the other two. This must be Andy's year for wheels, he got a unicycle for Chri... Posted on 5/24/09 at 3:54 AM
Future doctors and nurses are learning about acupuncture and herbs along with anatomy and physiology at a growing number of medical schools. It’s another example of how alternative medicine has become mainstream. And it’s often done with Uncle Sam’s help.
As I sat among the hundreds of people attending the gala 'UND’s Legacy of Nursing' at the Alerus Center on Friday night, I marveled at the depth and breadth of this program that has graduated so many women and men into careers of caregiving.
Despite the advantages for both mother and infant's health and the potential for employers to reap fewer absences in the long run, expressing milk on the job remains a sensitive subject for many working women. Pumping can keep new mothers connected to their children and help them maintain their milk supply so they can continue to breastfeed when they're at home, but it often comes at a cost.
Donna Devine to receive Nursing Hall of Fame Award After considering it for a while, Donna Devine said she couldn’t think of anything else she would have wanted to do as a career. The one she chose enabled her to touch the lives of many other people and make a difference. “I wouldn’t change anything,” she said. “I love my job and I love what I do. If you like what you do, people can tell.”
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