• Just like a woman0

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    • 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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  • She does very inappropriate things to kitten posters0

    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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  • “Nurses Storm the U.S. Capitol to Demand Safe Staffing Ratios”0

    Daily Nurse covers rally with political and nursing leaders, including Truth director June 2, 2016 – Today the Daily Nurse website posted a strong report by Lynda Lampert about the May 12 rally at the U.S. Capitol organized by Show Me Your Stethoscope and others in support of federal nurse staffing legislation. As the long

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  • Excessively skilled0

    Sherlock‘s Mary Watson is the anti-stereotype January 1, 2016 – Tonight’s special episode of the BBC’s Sherlock featured appearances from Mary Morstan / Watson, the formidable nurse and former spy married to physician John Watson, sidekick of legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes. “The Abominable Bride” consists mainly of dreams the modern-day Holmes has about a case he and

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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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