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    NCIS: Los Angeles investigates nursing stereotypes October 23, 2016 – In tonight’s episode, the popular CBS drama NCIS: Los Angeles engaged briefly with some nursing stereotypes, especially those that apply to men in nursing. In the episode, Special Agent Kensi Blye has been partly paralyzed in a helicopter crash and lies in a coma in

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    Abby Wambach on NPR’s Fresh Air:  Title IX was really about escaping nursing Please click here to sign our petition. Thank you! September 14, 2016 — Today soccer star Abby Wambach appeared on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air to promote her new memoir Forward. In discussing Title IX, Wambach asserted that the historic legislation was

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      Fall 2016 overview of nursing on television October 2016 — The new U.S. prime time season includes many health-related shows, but as in recent years, most are physician-centric. It appears that the only major new hospital show in the traditional fall season is CBS’s Pure Genius (premiering Oct. 27). Here, the usual hotshot physician crew

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    NPR on nursing innovations September 25, 2014 — In recent months, reports on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition have highlighted the important roles that nurses can play in improving hospital care through new clinical initiatives. On January 27, 2014, the radio network aired Richard Knox’s piece on the efforts of Boston Medical Center to combat

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  • Just like a woman0

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    New York Times op-ed urges broader scope for Nobels – how about nursing? October 3, 2016 – Today the New York Times ran an op-ed by science writer Gabriel Popkin arguing that the Nobel Prize Committee should expand the scope of scientific endeavors eligible for the prestigious Prizes beyond the traditional chemistry, physics, and “physiology

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    The Middle toys with angel and battle-axe imagery October 2016 – Two recent episodes of the ABC sitcom The Middle included appearances by Holly, a nursing student who presented a mixed but ultimately damaging vision of the profession. In the episodes, the Heck family’s hyper-cheerful daughter Sue was adjusting to her first year at college,

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