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Melissa Mills BSN

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All Things Nursing

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    The Trouble with Work-Life Balance in Nursing

    The Trouble with Work-Life Balance in Nursing

    There is a lot of emphasis on work-life balance. However, in nursing, trying to balance home and work could lead to burnout. Here's a look at how to have some strategic "imbalance" between your work a…

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    Nurses
    Five Ways to Reignite Your Passion For Nursing

    Five Ways to Reignite Your Passion For Nursing

    Most of us go into nursing after feeling some sort of calling or passion for helping others. However, some workplace situations can leave us struggling with burnout and searching for our passion. This…

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    Nurses
    Happy Nurse: 10 Ways to Increase Your Happiness Today

    Happy Nurse: 10 Ways to Increase Your Happiness Today

    According to the World Happiness Report, happiness levels in the U.S. are dropping. Our society is full of stressed out people. Nurses have a challenging job, so finding ways to boost your happiness i…

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    It’s That Time of Year Again: Preparing for Influenza Season 2019-2020

    It’s That Time of Year Again: Preparing for Influenza Season 2019-2020

    The CDC has issued their latest data about the flu vaccine. As the country gets ready to prepare, how are you feeling about being told you have to get a flu shot by your employer? Read the article, ta…

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    Thinking Outside the Box: Exploring Diabetes Management Strategies

    Thinking Outside the Box: Exploring Diabetes Management Strategies

    Many people turn to apps and other tech solutions for just about everything these days. Could we be missing out on disease management and self-care behaviors if we don't use things like text or voice …

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    Apps
    To ChatBot or Not to ChatBot: That is the Question

    To ChatBot or Not to ChatBot: That is the Question

    Telehealth has come a long way over the past few years. New technology has been added to Telehealth visits, like the use of chatbots. Here is a look at artificial intelligence and chatbot use in mobil…

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    Nurses
    4 Reasons Nurses Need Mentors

    4 Reasons Nurses Need Mentors

    Nursing mentorship is needed throughout your career. Discover four reasons why you need a mentor and how to find the one for you.

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    Headlines
    The Importance of a Title: Anesthesiologist vs. Nurse Anesthetist

    The Importance of a Title: Anesthesiologist vs. Nurse Anesthetist

    When you think of the terms anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist, do you view them as the same or different? One APN argues that they are the same and he should be able to use either one to describe…

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    Put Your N-95 Respirators Away: TB Exposure is on the Decline

    Put Your N-95 Respirators Away: TB Exposure is on the Decline

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association have announced that TB is on the decline. Learn a few of the updated recommendations and how to kee…

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    Preventive Care: Saving the Health of Your Patients

    Preventive Care: Saving the Health of Your Patients

    Did you know that only about half people in the United States see their doctor for preventive care? The lack of routine care can increase your risk for chronic health and even break your bank account.…

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    Headlines
    Nursing Home Resident Taunted by CNAs

    Nursing Home Resident Taunted by CNAs

    Choosing to place a loved one in a nursing facility takes a lot of trust. What happens when that trust is violated and your mother ends up in a Snapchat video? Learn what happened to Margaret Collins …

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    Headlines
    Murder-Suicide of Elderly Couple Worried About Healthcare Bills

    Murder-Suicide of Elderly Couple Worried About Healthcare Bills

    An elderly couple dead after an apparent murder-suicide is a devastating headline to read. However, when their healthcare debt is to blame, it feels shameful. Learn more about the story here.

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    Headlines
    Sexual Harassment in Healthcare: Virginia Doctor Inappropriately Touches Nurse

    Sexual Harassment in Healthcare: Virginia Doctor Inappropriately Touches Nurse

    For one Virginia nurse, she knows exactly how she would react because it happened to her. Discover sexual assault statistics and the details of this case.

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    The Art of Telling Patients Bad News: One Physician's Story

    The Art of Telling Patients Bad News: One Physician's Story

    One study found that only about 5 percent of cancer patients had an accurate understanding of their illness. This statistic is likely caused by the way they are told about their diagnosis and prognosi…

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