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GALLUP RANKS NURSES #1 IN HONESTY, ETHICS, 16 OF PAST 17 YEARS There’s never been a better time for nurses to have a national media presence. With an 85% honesty and ethics rating from Gallup Poll’s annual ranking of how Americans view 21 major professions—nurses […]

It’s time for Democrats to get their facts right on Medicare-for-all

 By Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat, representing Washington’s 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House. In the wake of the second Democratic presidential debate, it is clear that Medicare-for-all has become a defining issue of the 2020 election. Earlier this year, when I introduced our comprehensive, […]

Nurses Challenge Climate Change

The Nurses Climate Challenge is a national campaign to mobilize nurses to educate 50,000 health professionals on the impacts of climate change on human health. Health care is at the frontline of climate change, bearing the costs of increased disease prevalence and more frequent extreme […]

A Salute to Nurses with Jane O’Meara Sanders

We need to stand by the nurses. We need to support them. We need to support their unions and we need to provide Medicare for all especially.” –Jane O’Meara Sanders Nurse Talk’s Healthcare in America Senior Correspondent Donna Smith had the privilege of talking with […]

A Decision to be of Service

Dr. Grace Dammann’s life was forever altered when a driver crashed head-on into her car on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Dr. Dammann once honored by the Dalai Lama for her extraordinary work with AIDS patients’ said, “It’s a real eye-opener to be on the other side […]