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Our blog has something for everyone. From healthcare to human-interest stories and from the hospital bedside to the halls of congress—we have it covered. AND did you know workplace bullying was bad for your health? Meet a courageous nurse and oral cancer survivor that understands the power of humor and grace. What are “nurse patient ratios” and why are they so important? All this and more…


Check Out Nurse Talk’s New Segment on WIN, Laborradio.org

Nurses and over 200 other organizations are supporting Colorado Amendment 69, single payer healthcare for all Coloradans. Our Healthcare in America correspondent, Donna Smith gives us the details about the amendment, the nurse’s involvement and why it is so important to the National Single Payer […]

Tough Pill To Swallow. Why you should vote YES on Prop 61

New study sites price gouging trends by BIG PHARMA will continue. Director of Government Relations for California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. Don Nielsen, talks about California’s Proposition 61. Vote YES so Californians can have access to the same discount pricing available to the Department of […]

Minnesota Nurses Strike Update

As the Minnesota Nurses Strike against Allina Health Systems continues, issues concerning Allina’s financial dealings and a recent power grab to seek sole control of Unity Hospital are disturbing. Unity is a community hospital supported by taxpayers. “This is another example of Allina bullying nurses, […]

Green light for California Bills sponsored by National Nurses United

Green light for two California Bills sponsored by National Nurses United and California Nurses Association (CNA). This is great news for patients and healthcare workers. Oh, and if you haven’t yet heard of “observation status”, check out this podcast. AND, what are “toxic plums”? Ask […]

Nurse Talk Radio visits with RN, JD Mathew Keller

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] As Minnesota RNs strike against Allina Health Systems, nurses are concerned over the hospitals business dealings. The hospital wants to shift $10 million dollars in healthcare costs to nurses at a time when Allina financial […]

Nurse Talk Radio visits with RN and Nurse Practice Safety Specialist De Ann McEwen about national focus on Workplace Violence

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This week, we visit with RN and Nursing Practice and Safety Specialist for National Nurses United, De Ann McEwen about national workplace violence protections for nurses and healthcare workers. Whether or not you are represented […]

Tips for Helping Your Aging Parent

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Author and Gerontologist, Kira Reginato talks about her new book, TIPS FOR HELPING YOUR AGING PARENTS—without losing your mind!   The book offers checklists that will turn “what do I do now”? Into “I got […]

Nurse Talk Radio Podcast with RN & Co-President of NNU, Deborah Burger

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] In the wake of new cases of the ZIKA virus being reported in the U.S. and other countries, National Nurses United issues guidelines to employers on how to protect nurses from ZIKA transmission. RN & […]

California Farmers Watering Crops With Oil Wastewater, And No One Knows What’s In It – Parts 1, 2 and 3

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Part 1: RN and Professor of Public Health at University of San Francisco talks with us about the practice of using oil wastewater in California’s Central Valley–to irrigate crops. And the oil companies are making […]