• Sounds and silence0

    • NEWS
    • October 17, 2016

    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

    • NEWS
    • October 13, 2016

    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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  • Chronicle of a death foretold0

    Canadian reports show value of listening to nurses February 7, 2015 – A short piece in today’s Toronto Sun highlighted an admirable initiative by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) to ensure that nurses play a role in creating new laws related to “physician-assisted” suicide, which the Canadian Supreme Court recently ruled must be

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  • Unfair and unbalanced0

    Fox News update: Analyzing the story on APRNs and the proposed VA rule Friday, June 10, 2016 — Today we finally reached Doug Rohrbeck, executive producer of the June 1 Fox News segment about the proposed Veterans Administration (VA) rule that would allow advanced practice nurses (APRNs) to practice without physician “supervision.” We spoke for

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  • Reckless0

    Fox News doesn’t want veterans to “settle” for nurses June 1, 2016 — Please join our petition protesting a damaging Fox News story whose video says “Vets may have to settle for a visit with the nurse at the VA.” Several press pieces have reported on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) May 25 notice

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  • How to fight Zika0

    Despite 300,000 Brazilian nurses, NPR thinks Zika care there is all about “doctors” April 7, 2016 – Today NPR’s Morning Edition aired a long report by Lourdes (“Lulu”) Garcia-Navarro (right), “How to Fight Zika When Your Country Is in Trouble: Improvise.” The piece is about efforts to manage the Zika virus in Brazil during a

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