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Update on fluoridation of public drinking water

Public drinking water fluoridation is considered one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century by the Centers for Disease Control...

Recommended vaccines for adults – A quick update for 2016

In October 2015, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule: United States, 2016. This schedule provides a summary...

Leadership insights

Leadership in today’s world means being versatile, resilient, and mindful of differences—whether they are cultural, geographical, or political. Now, international exchanges are part of...
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Measuring the health risks of 9,000 nurses and counting

American Nurses Association's (ANA) HealthyNurseTM Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) has been up and running for more than 2 years and is already a useful...

Issues up close

What are the health and safety risks specific to nursing? What can nurses do to boost their health and wellness? The American Nurses Association...

From your ANA President and ANF Chair

Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”...

Nursing practice and work environment

Bullying has long existed in health care; it was the ugly secret that no one wanted to talk about. However, the culture of acceptance...

Survey shows importance of hand washing for infection prevention

Did you know that there are 75,000 deaths per year due to healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)? Infection prevention remains a critical aspect of nursing practice...

From your ANA President

You can call it by other names, but care coordination has been an essential part of nursing practice for decades. It’s part of our...

Nursing practice and work environment

As influenza season approaches, registered nurses (RNs) can prepare by knowing the latest information about adult immunizations and influenza. Adult immunizations Each year, tens of thousands...

Headlines from the Hill

Registered nurses (RNs) from around the country took their message to Capitol Hill during the American Nurses Association’s (ANA’s) annual Lobby Day on July...

Issues up close

The year is 1989. The Hubble telescope is under construction for launch. The Cold War is ending with the fall of the Berlin Wall....

A bold call to action: Mobilizing nurses and employers to prevent and address incivility,...

As registered nurses (RNs), you probably agree that taking action to promote and sustain a culture of civility, respect, and safety is paramount to...