Minimizing the Colon Cancer Risk With a Vegetarian Diet
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 3/27/2015 0
Calling all vegetarians and skeptical meat eaters!
Why Are Male Nurses Making More Than Female Nurses?
Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN 3/25/2015 2
While many occupations have demonstrated that the male-female pay gap is narrowing, a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association finds that male ...
Dating With Cancer
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC 3/23/2015 1
Dating can be difficult-especially as a cancer patient. But after breast cancer treatment, getting back into the dating scene may seem intimidating. I have been asked many times by ...
Stress: The Culprit in Poor Work Performance & Engagement
Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP, Founder & CEO, WellBeyondOrdinary.com 3/19/2015 1
In my blog post, Do You Act or React?, I discussed ways stress impacts behavior, how contagious it is, and how it impacts our well-being. Now we're going to look deeper into how ...
Giving Cancer Patients a Boost With Ginseng
Melissa Scott, BSN, RN, OCN 3/17/2015 1
The upside of being an oncology nurse is that you get to meet some wonderful patients. Over the past year, I've had the privilege of meeting and caring for one such patient--we'll ...
Overuse of Radioactive Iodine in Thyroid Cancer Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP 3/12/2015 0
Although thyroid cancer is not as common as some other cancers, it is on the rise with US estimations of newly diagnosed cancers reaching 62,450 in 2015.1
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Going Solo as a Survivor
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 3/11/2015 2
Long-term survivorship can be a solitary experience. It is an unexplainable ordeal to others never having been in your shoes. Also, when worries surface, many survivors keep them ...
Annual Lung Cancer Screening Now Covered by CMS
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP 3/9/2015 3
On February 5, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a national coverage determination to include a counseling session and screening for lung cancer ...