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Nursing News

U.S. nursing shortages causing problems in healthcare system

Nursing shortages have made headlines nationwide for years, but recent events like the VA Scandal, and factors like the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, raise the importance of the issue as it impacts the future of healthcare.

Kayla Calabrese releases new single to country radio

Country music's rising Italian songstress, Kayla Calabrese released her latest single from her self-titled EP to country radio.

Breastfeeding moms across the world unite for the 'Big Latch On'

Thousands of nursing mothers across the world are getting ready to unite for the "Big Latch On". This is a worldwide event set to take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

NHS patients treated like 'battery hens', says MP

Ann Clwyd, a Labour MP and Chair of the Human Rights parliamentary group, accused the National Health Service (NHS) of inhumane treatment and fears the normalisation of cruelty is now rife.

Review: Top regrets of the dying

Bronnie Ware, a nurse who worked with dying patients, recorded their most common regrets. She published the top five in a blog and subsequently a book. The common theme of the top regrets are relationships and being true to oneself.

Military moms breastfeeding in uniform sparks controversy

Photographs of two military moms breastfeeding in uniform has sparked some controversy. The photos, now circulating on the Internet, have surprised the mothers who were featured in some of the images.

Op-Ed: Why do breastfeeding mothers face opposition in modern day? Special

Women breastfeeding their babies in public has been a topic that has repeatedly emerged in the media over the last month. There have been numerous incidents where mothers have been openly criticized for nursing their babies.

Op-Ed: Moms shouldn't have to fight for right to breastfeed in public Special

Breastfeeding is a natural form of feeding babies that is recommended by the medical community as being the perfect food for an infant.

Report says nurses face risk of violence on the job

According to a report in the Journal of Clinical Nursing, nearly 75 percent of nurses face danger at work but only one out of very six incidents are reported. Furthermore, nurses face danger on average two to 46 times a year in the workplace.

Nurse Confesses To Sexually Assaulting Over 100 Incapacitated Patients Over 20 Years

John Riems, 49, of Sandusky, OH confessed to authorities that over his 20+ career as a nurse he has sexually violated over 100 patients. Arrested for raping a paralyzed man in a nursing home, John told authorities he has been doing this for years.

Nursing Homes Make Elderly Sit in Soiled Diapers

Ontario nursing homes refuse to give residents the personal care which they need because they claim the 75% rule allows them to keep their patients sitting in soiled diapers for hours!

What Job Pays Up To $1000 Per Week And You Work From Home? A "Wet Nurse"

The practice of nursing another woman's child has been making a comeback. Common in the 19th Century, it has been mostly abandoned by Western culture. But, the times, they are a changing.................

Man charged with assault at Sudbury nursing home

A resident of a Sudbury Ontario nursing home is in hospital after being beaten by his roommate over the volume of the television.
 

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A nurse in Markham, Ontario
by Reza Vaziri