Latest News & Headlines: September 2018

▶ New York City will pay $20.6 million due to a class-action lawsuit that ultimately found that the pension plan was gender discriminatory towards male-oriented professions, leaving out nursing because it has traditionally been a female-majority led form of work. ▶ Nine out of 10 emergency room physicians surveyed said that they did not have…

Latest News & Headlines: July 2018

Stinging sea lice have been reported in the water along the beaches of northwest Florida. FDA approves first drug derived from marijuana. The drug, used to treat two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, contains cannabidiol, a component of marijuana. According to the Cherokee Phoenix, a nurse working at W.W. Hastings Hospital committed a very…

Latest News & Headlines: June 2018

▶ A Georgia plastic surgeon who filmed herself singing and dancing while patients were exposed on the operating table is now facing several lawsuits. ▶ New hospital for treatment of eating disorders opens in Atlanta. ▶ Stars & Stripes reports that the Durham (N.C.) VA Medical Center spent more than $1.3 million on medical supplies…

Keeping the Men in Your Life Healthy

June is Men’s Health Month, an observance used across the country to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating healthy. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, excluding skin cancer. The American…