• Hollow0

    Angel of death haunts Fox drama! November 17, 2014 — Tonight’s episode of Fox’s drama Sleepy Hollow featured a strikingly clear example of the angel-of-death image of nursing:  The being who was coercing patients to commit suicide at a psychiatric hospital turned out to be the demonic ghost of a real nurse who had been executed in

  • Not your everyday robot0

    Starring Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams Written by Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird Produced by Roy Conli, John Lasseter, Kristina Reed, Bradford Simonsen Walt Disney Animation Studios Rated PG  

  • Inmate or nurse?0

    • NEWS
    • November 15, 2014

    Boys & Girls Club billboards spark debate in Cleveland November 2014 — Since at least September, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland have been running a billboard ad campaign featuring photos of a young African-American nursing student. In one version, she wears blue scrubs and the tag line is: “Inmate? Nurse? Your donation makes the difference.” Another version of

  • Significant unknowns0

    • NEWS
    • November 7, 2014

    Nurses consulted, or not, about long-term care November 7, 2014 – Recent news items have shown the media consulting–or totally failing to consult–nurses for their expertise in managing serious long-term illnesses. Sometimes the media’s openness to nursing input is impressive. On January 8, 2014, the CNN website posted a thoughtful opinion piece by Johns Hopkins nursing

  • All the costumes0

    Subway’s naughty nurse Halloween ad is not so fresh October 2014 — A new television ad for Subway uses a naughty nurse costume, among others, to encourage U.S. customers to dine at the sandwich chain so as to be able to fit into sexy Halloween costumes. In the ad, a young female office worker urges

  • Love! Witchcraft! Cupcakes!0

    Fall 2014 television overview October 2014 — The fall U.S. prime time television schedule has several new shows with nurses among the regular characters, although there is a notable trend toward the distant past. Outlander, the Starz series which has now aired half its first season and will resume in April, is based on popular books about a


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