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2013-06-27 12:04:25

People who believe that stress is having an adverse impact on their health are probably right, because they have an increased risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research published online today (Thursday) in the European Heart Journal. The latest findings from the UK's Whitehall II study, which has followed several thousand London-based civil servants since 1985, found that people who believe stress is affecting their health "a lot or extremely" had double the risk of a...

2013-06-26 20:21:27

VERPLANCK, N.Y., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- Rosemarie Fonti is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Legacy Member as a result of 40 Years of Excellence in the field of Nursing. Rosemarie is a Nursing Assistant with the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System. In her youth, Rosemarie's mother worked in the food service industry and her father worked at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hospital in the housekeeping department. With constant love and support from...

2013-06-20 16:27:28

Recipients honored at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 10th consecutive year, BAYADA Home Health Care Founder and President J. Mark Baiada and his wife, Ann, proudly announced and congratulated the two winners of the BAYADA Award for Technological Innovation in Nursing Education and Practice yesterday at Drexel University's Nursing Education Institute in New Orleans. Cash awards of $10,000 were presented...

2013-06-19 16:26:08

But Management Must Abandon Plan to "Ration" Nurses YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing nurses at Northside Medical Center said a new addition to the hospital has the potential to benefit the community, but only if the company that owns the facility backs off on a staffing model that could hurt the patient care and instead treats nurses as a partner in providing quality patient care. Community Health Systems Inc., the Nashville,...

2013-06-13 23:23:45

The Servcorp Singapore team will help raise money for Assisi Hospice at the Upcoming Charity Fun Day to be held on June 16th. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Singapore, SG: As a socially responsible company which focuses on helping people succeed in their businesses, Servcorp also aims to help people succeed outside of the workplace. Being actively engaged in community relations is something which Servcorp strives for which is why every year, the Servcorp Singapore team raises money for charity in...

2013-06-12 16:26:39

QUINCY, Mass., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a joint effort to secure a sound future for Steward Quincy Medical Center, the registered nurses represented by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United and Steward Health Care LLC have announced the ratification of an important one year agreement. As part of the agreement, nurses and management strengthen their mutual commitment to QMC with the goal of long-term success and viability of the hospital and mutual...

2013-06-04 23:28:57

Flowering pots will brighten up the windowsills of senior citizens in a nursing home, and also gives the kids something to do. Create memories with loved ones and give a gift that will be cherished in between visits! Lebanon, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Over the summer there may be plans to take the kids to visit a loved one in a nursing home. Sometimes planning these visits can be stressful - especially since often the nursing home is quite a drive. A great idea is to bring a nursing home...

2013-05-15 23:25:29

Elsevier Australia´s new mobile app 'Clinical Cases — Fundamentals of Nursing' helps nurses test their understanding of clinical nursing fundamentals through mobile learning and revision. Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Elsevier Australia has launched the first app in its Clinical Cases app series: 'Clinical Cases — Fundamentals of Nursing'. A fun alternative study tool, this nursing app is purpose-designed for self-testing and easy revision. Student nurses...

2013-05-10 08:23:41

NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013: The Year of Nurses. National Nurses Week is a time to appreciate all that America's most important caregivers do, but also to reflect on how we as a society can enhance their professional lives and the large role they play in our health system today. Mediaplanet's first edition of 'Nurse Appreciation' hit newsstands this morning within the weekend edition of USA Today. Uniting leaders in the nursing industry such as the American Nurses Association...

2013-05-09 23:35:00

Top online nursing community´s new website is chockfull of new features designed to empower, encourage, and provide nurses with opportunities to explore. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 NurseTogether.com, one of the most popular online communities for nursing professionals, today announces the launch of its new website. The upgraded website boasts a brand new look and feel designed to deliver better interaction with members of the nursing community. “We completely redesigned...