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Nurse Appreciation Week: History of Nursing

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Nurse Appreciation Week: History of Nursing
As we celebrate Nurses' Appreciation Week, we take a step back in time to view the history of nursing as a profession, and how it evolved over time.

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A Historical Look at 3 Pandemics

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A Historical Look at 3 Pandemics

This week, we combine healthcare with history as we take a look at three past pandemics. Although the COVID pandemic has still taken an enormous toll, modern medicine and a quick vaccine development program prevented it from being far worse than it could’ve been. The most devastating pandemic of all time, and probably the best known of all, is the Black Death- the bubonic plague. The black death spanned from 1346-1351, killing between 75 to 200 million people in Europe, North Africa and the Levant. The plague was caused by fleas carrying the Yersinia Pestis bacteria, fleas carried to Europe...

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Women's History Month

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Women's History Month
This month is a time to reflect on the sacrifices and achievements of women throughout the world. The fight for equality and suffrage has led to countless scientific and civil advancements in our time and ultimately, a greater society.

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