HEALTH BYTES: Authentic Caring

Rediscover the essence of nursing - A myth exists in today's healthcare landscape that all forms of caring are equal. But authentic caring provides deeper meaning for both patients and nurses. It has a reciprocal nature; both the patient and nurse benefit. Authentic caring moments can significantly impact patients' lives and renew nurses' commitment to their work...

HEALTH BYTES: Opioid Initiative

Deaths from drug overdoses have risen steadily over the past two decades and have become the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Prescription drugs, especially opioids, have been increasingly implicated in drug overdose deaths over the last decade. In response to recent increases in opioid-related morbidity and mortality, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has made addressing the opioid abuse problem a high priority.

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