Nursing

Home Nursing
Electronic cigarette use in England is positively associated with overall cigarette quit rates and quit success rates

Use of E-Cigarettes in U.K. Tied to Quit Rates Among Smokers

Researchers estimate 50,000+ smokers in U.K. used e-cigs as part of successful quit attempt in 2017
For the 2018 to 2019 school year

CDC: Coverage 94.7 Percent for Two Doses of MMR in 2018 to 2019

2.8 percent of kindergartners were not up to date with MMR vaccination and did not have exemption
Parents should try to keep their children from focusing on a single sport for as long as possible to reduce their risk for injuries and other problems

NATA: Single-Sport Focus Not Good for Children

Association says children should not play a single sport for more than eight months a year
A shipment of baby powder has been recalled by Johnson & Johnson after U.S. authorities found asbestos in it.

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos

This is the first time Johnson & Johnson has pulled its baby powder from the market
Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Occupational Use of Disinfectants May Up Risk for Developing COPD

Findings seen in longitudinal study of U.S. female nurses who cleaned surfaces, medical instruments
Most office-based physicians who provide sexually transmitted infections services report not having on-site access to the recommended injectable medications for same-day treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis

Most Physicians Treating STIs Do Not Have Meds on Hand

Increasing availability of treatments will help public health officials stop increases in STIs, authors say
Juul

Juul Stopping Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes

Flavors dropped by Juul include mango, creme, fruit, and cucumber, which account for 10 percent of its sales
For children born in 2015 to 2016

CDC: Vaccination Coverage Generally High for Those Born in 2015-16

Uninsured children, those insured by Medicaid had lower coverage than those with private insurance
Moderate depression

Depression, Anxiety, Stress Impact Adherence to Cardiac Rehab

Patients with moderate depression, anxiety, stress symptoms more likely to drop out of rehab
Suicide rates increased from 2007 to 2017 among youth aged 10 to 24 years

Suicide, Homicide Rates Up Among Youth Aged 10 to 24

Suicide rates increased from 2007 to 2017, while homicide rates increased from 2014 to 2017