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“One Shoe Can Change Your Life”*

08/24/2015

by Jeanie Sauerland, BS, BSN, RN

I hate shopping for shoes – always have. Footwear was not the reason I chose nursing – but it sure made it nice, to be able to wear comfortable walking shoes without looking like you wore orthopedic shoes made for someone 90 years old. The world of white caps and starched uniforms disappeared long before I became a nurse. Even so, the shoes are still designed more for function than fashion: These are meant to be work shoes.…

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08/28/2015
Cancer sniffing dogs to aid British doctors

They’re known as man’s best friend; but dogs could soon also be their greatest ally in the fight against prostate cancer. Britain’s National Health Service recently approved a trial for dogs capable of sniffing out prostate cancer in the hope that it could show up inaccuracies in the current PSA (prostate specific antigen) test.

08/27/2015
Veterans discharged for misconduct have higher risk of homelessness

U.S. veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who were discharged due to misconduct are more likely to be homeless than other returning vets, according to a new study.

08/26/2015
Multiple sclerosis linked to lower levels of vitamin D

Researches have shown that individuals deficient in vitamin D may be susceptible to multiple sclerosis.

08/25/2015
Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialties

Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say.