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nursing

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

What’s a dad-to-be to do?

When mom is pregnant and readying for labor, there's plenty that partners can do to help lighten the load.

‘They stepped up to the plate’

Health care providers rely on teamwork, skills and compassion as they treat and comfort patients with COVID-19.

‘I just fell in love with it’

Ludington nurses reflect on providing decades of compassionate care.

‘It’s not fear mongering, it’s the truth.’

Navy reservist recounts his six-week medical support deployment in New York City during the toughest fight of his nursing career.

Breastfeeding troubles? There’s help

Low milk production and painful latching can sometimes lead to difficulties for nursing moms.

‘We are honored and inspired’

Communities light up the night and warm hearts of health care workers.

A blanket for bath time

Newborn swaddle baths haven't been popularized just yet—but that could change, given the vast advantages over traditional methods.

Return of the house call?

At-home hospital care may be the wave of the future.

Patient Story

‘My December miracle’

A 21-year-old college student battles back from a stroke and returns to the hospital a year later to thank the team who saved her life.

Are you a caregiver? Take care of yourself, too

More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.

Patient Story

‘A great opportunity’

In finding an on-demand nursing service, a Michigan woman found cherished independence for her Vietnam veteran father.