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  1. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    That explains why the article reads like ad copy for a dietary supplement.
    3:25 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why Wages Are Stagnant
    My employer eliminated overtime back in July. Now we are finally getting a pay raise, but they're eliminating shift differentials. We're already significantly underpaid, and staff are stretched very...
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    This article rings alarm bells for me because Delta ran a series of in-flight videos 3 years ago about ways to fight the flu. They mentioned Vitamin C, stress reduction, exercise, and hand washing....
    Nov 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    There's no mention of the flu shot all all, but there are claims that the immune system can protect against cancer. This reads like something from Natural News, which is not known for scientific fact.
    Nov 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    Healthy eating is not the panacea it's often presented as. Lots of people eat healthy and still get sick.
    Nov 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. 3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season
    Does this mean you are against the flu shot? Should the victims of the 1918 flu pandemic have eaten organic food?
    Nov 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    Vermont and Michigan also license nursing assistants.
    Nov 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Obamacare and hospitals
    According to Snopes.com, Gruber's remarks were extracted from a longer video by a Philadelphia investment advisor, who passed it along to American Commitment, a group led by a former vice president...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Obamacare and hospitals
    About that video . . .
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    In my experience, people who talk about "all the free money out there" haven't gone scholarship hunting in a while. Between obscure requirements (far beyond just writing an essay) and scams,...
    Nov 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Obamacare and hospitals
    People were more than willing to support a war started on lies.
    Nov 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    Plenty of working people have kids on Medicaid.
    Nov 13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Doing away with Scrubs
    When I worked in Assisted Living, nurses were discouraged from wearing scrubs because they were too hospital-like. I wore either casual clothes or a scrub top with non-scrub pants. Now that I work in...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. Obamacare and hospitals
    Would it be more beneficial to have millions of Americans with no access to health care? The only Obamacare alternative I've heard of is a return to the status quo, with a federally subsidized...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Obamacare and hospitals
    So a website run by the right-wing Heritage Foundation ran an opinion piece about the ACA featuring an unverified video posted by a conservative group. Hmmmm.
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. strangest question a friend or acquaintance has ever asked you?
    My extended family was involved in a medical malpractice suit. Both of my sisters are lawyers. As soon as I passed the NCLEX, they sent me copies of the expert testimony and asked for my opinion. ...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    When I lived in Boston, the state seized a local ice cream store's assets because the owner hadn't paid any meals taxes for 5 years. The owner started an online fundraising campaign to "save our...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    I don't do crowd funding, even for medical expenses. There have been too many scams. I'll give to charities, which can vet recipients, but not directly to someone I don't know.
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Obamacare and hospitals
    Not exactly.
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. no new grads allowed in hospitals?
    Many new grads start in LTC.
    Nov 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. taking the nclex as a community college student
    Are you looking to get an ADN before your BSN? If so, you would take the NCLEX after you get your ADN.
    Nov 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Obamacare and hospitals
    Medicare Part D was a huge mess when G. W. Bush implemented it. There was nothing close to the level of vitriol that has developed over ACA.
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    Both of my sisters are lawyers. Both quit bad jobs after 3 months or less. Both found better jobs afterward.
    Oct 31
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Grand jury duty summons
    Your employer should have a policy about jury duty. In my pre-nursing days, I was working 2 jobs when I was called for jury duty. I ended up on a case for a week. One employer gave me paid time off,...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Obamacare and hospitals
    No doctor is required to accept Medicaid, Medicare, or any private insurance plan. Some doctors refuse to accept any insurance. That has been a fact for decades, and will continue to be a fact...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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