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Web Exclusive: Motorcycle Helmets Reduce Spine Injuries
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have data that debunks a decades-old popular myth among anti-helmet lobbyists that...
FDA actions prompt hope, angst for chronic fatigue syndrome patients
Since the first cases of chronic disease syndrome in the United States were identified in the 1980s, scientists have...
Florida's war on pain clinics sidetracked
  Over the past two years, Florida lawmakers have waged war on storefront pain clinics, passing a...
Web Exclusive: End-of-Life Care is Often Futile, Costly
The folks at the Dartmouth Atlas Project have pointed out the elephant in the room—the enormous amount of far...
Web Exclusive: Aggressive Care for Dying Cancer Patients Futile, Study Finds
Many oncology patients on Medicare and with poor prognoses are receiving overly aggressive and expensive hospital...
Web Exclusive: End-of-Life Pain Widespread, Potentially Controllable
Study finds widespread prevalence of moderate to severe pain among older people during last two years of life...
Cancer strategy: Easing the burden
By the time doctors diagnosed Jim Windhorst with lung cancer, the disease was already on the march, gnawing through...
Pill mill doc gets 25-year prison term
A former San Fernando physician convicted of improperly prescribing powerful painkillers to drug addicts and undercover...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
Nursing Homes Under Pressure to Improve Pain Management
The way nursing homes manage pain is about to come under intense scrutiny with the recent release of new pain...

Book: Clinical Pain Management: An Essential Handbook for Long-Term Care Nurses
This comprehensive resource helps clinicians to identify, assess, and treat resident pain using procedures that comply...
Book: Pressure Ulcers: Long-Term Care Clinical Manual
This book provides strategies to help long-term care nurses assess, prevent, and treat pressure ulcers in accordance...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...