Iowa NP Specializes in Menopause Care

Iowa women confronted with the physical and emotional changes accompanying menopause have an advocate in Diane Clevenger, RN, NP. After three decades of caring for childbearing women, Clevenger began specializing in menopause care in June 2007. She provides guidance and listens to women’s concerns about midlife changes. Read More

Our Future Rooted in Our Past

With a little help from the women’s liberation movement, the nursing profession has made some dramatic changes. The movement helped RNs see themselves as equals to others in the healthcare profession, which, in turn, helped them achieve the field’s full potential. As a result, lifelong career nurses were born who pushed for advanced education, specialized practice, improved patient care, and more. Read More

CT Scans Raise Cancer Risk

Millions of Americans are receiving unnecessary computed tomography (CT) scans that could be raising the risk of cancer, says a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine. In a few decades, CT scans could be responsible for Read More

Latino Health Services to Expand

The Massachusetts Latino Health Insurance Program is seeking to expand its services to help more Boston-area Latinos and Brazilians obtain health insurance; the state health coverage deadline was Dec. 31.Data from the Behavioral R Read More