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New Nurses Verbally Abused by Colleagues Have Lower Commitment to Employer, Less Likely to Stay in Current Job

A study released by the RN Work Project finds that newly licensed RNs who experience verbal abuse from nurse colleagues report lower job satisfaction, unfavorable perceptions of their work place and are more likely to leave their job than nurses who...
18-Jun-2013 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Developing a New Generation of Nurse Scientists, Educators, and Transformational Leaders Is Aim of Future of Nursing Scholars Program

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched the Future of Nursing Scholars,a new program to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.
5-Jun-2013 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Five Recipients of Future of Nursing National Research Agenda Grants

Announcement of grants to support the implementation of recommendations in the Institute of Medicine report "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health."
9-May-2013 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Not Enough Nurses in Neonatal Intensive Care Units

A new study reveals that the health of critically ill newborns is endangered by insufficient nurse staffing. The national study finds that very few neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) provide sufficient numbers of nurses to meet guidelines and...
19-Mar-2013 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Use Increasingly Glamorized in Rap Music, According to New Study of Two-Decade Trends

Rap music has gone from an art form that largely warned against the dangers of substance abuse to one that often glorifies illegal drug use, according to the first systematic social science study of the genre covering nearly two decades. The study...
1-Apr-2008 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Tech Ventilation Fails to Control Secondhand Smoke

In a new study, Repace and Johnson found that these high-tech systems were no match for secondhand smoke and may, in fact, perform worse than standard "dilution" ventilation. The study looked at air quality before and after a smoking...
24-Oct-2006 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

5 Who Revolutionized Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention Recognized

The scientist who first measured the effects of secondhand smoke. Co-creators of a treatment model that enables large numbers of people to stop their substance abuse. A trailblazing lawyer who has protected the rights of people in recovery. The...
17-Oct-2002 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public's health, we have a unique capability and responsibility to confront the most pressing health and health care problems threatening our society. Our efforts focus on improving both the health of everyone in America and their health care—how it's delivered, how it's paid for, and how well it does for patients and their families. As we invest in improving systems through which people receive care and in fostering environments that promote health and prevent disease and injury, we expect to achieve comprehensive, meaningful, and timely change.


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