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    A nursing degree does not necessarily limit one’s career path to the hospital. Here are 5 alternative job options for nurses.
  • Why healthcare providers should master sign language
    For a long time, the community of deaf persons has faced significant hurdles when accessing health services due to a lack of professional medical workers who know sign language.
  • Benefits of folic acid intake during pregnancy
    Folate intake is crucial for the growth and development of the foetus, as well as preventing abnormalities. It has also been well-established that consuming folic acid reduces the risk of neural tube defects in the baby.
  • 6 bizarre ancient contraceptive methods
    Dating back to the 1800s, contraception has beckoned innovation with many hits and misses. These old methods put the safety and efficacy of family planning today into perspective.
  • How to manage patients with adverse medical reactions
    Some physicians worry that explaining potential side effects of adverse drug reactions to patients may increase their occurrence. However, if potential risks are clearly explained in advance, patients will have fewer concerns and hence handle them better.
  • 3 inspirational doctors who put patients above themselves
    While they have a choice to live a better life, these inspirational doctors seek to give back to society and improve the lives of others.
  • Gluten-free diet of no benefit to non-coeliacs, recent findings show
    The concept of a gluten-free diet has been around for several years. However, a new large-scale study in the UK discovered that gluten-free diet among those without coeliac disease is inadvisable.
  • Easily avoidable mistakes led to hundreds of newborn deaths in the UK
    The National Health Service (NHS) has come under fire again, this time for the deaths of 259 babies that could have been avoided with greater vigilance by its nursing and midwife staff.
  • Oncology nurses: The ethical dilemmas surrounding patient care
    Oncology nurses will encounter multiple ethical dilemmas that may later impair their ability to provide quality end-of-life care. Here are some of the dilemmas and the possible means of managing them.
  • Nurses, here’s how you can play a part in reducing obesity
    Obesity has been predicted to be the main cause of increased mortality rate in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region. Nurses have the role of educating and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Thus, demonstrating healthy living practices to the public is crucial.