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What is the Importance of Positive Nursing Workplace Environment?

by Frank Ross A positive work environment is vital for nursing practice, care and safety of patients and public. A poor work environment not only affects the performances of nurses, but also reduces their competency level. Workplace environment plays a significant role in retaining and boosting efficiency level of the nursing workforce in any health…

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Understanding the Human Condition

by Sara Stringer Humans have been trying to understand “the human condition” at least since we started writing down our stories and probably for eons before that. Figuring out why we are the way we are, feel the way we feel and act the way we act has been driving literature, music and even science since…

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Depression Subtypes – Science or Myth?

by Alfredo Zotti  The Black Dog institute is a well-known and somewhat respected Australian organization which provides information, carries out research and attempts to help sufferers, mostly online. The Black Dog Institute is well-established, affiliated with the University of New South Wales, and based on the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, a suburb of…

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The Wage Difference Problem

by Jenny Chang Men may be from Mars and Women from Venus, but when it comes down to getting paid for the same or similar type of work, men eat steak and women get the scraps. The wage difference in the United States has been an issue for several generations of women and minorities in…

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When Layoffs are a Necessity to a Progressive Company

by Josh Stevenson Since 2008, many American companies and their workers have been affected by cutbacks, layoffs, or down-sizing. Five years later, company-wide layoffs are still a major concern. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 914 layoff situations in the first quarter of 2013, with over 154,000 workers losing their jobs. As…

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How Can Amnesty Help Our Country?

by Charity Bailey The discussion and arguments surrounding the costs and benefits of offering amnesty to illegal immigrants is one of the most heated and controversial political issues in the United States today. Critics of amnesty argue that illegal immigrants take jobs away from citizens, engage in excessive criminal behavior, and are a drain on…

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Mobile Technology in the Medical Field

by Connor Ewert As we find ourselves in the midst of a healthcare crisis with states divided on Obamacare and Medicaid, the systematic problems of the healthcare sector are becoming more prevalent and more pronounced. A doctor’s time is increasingly scarce, not to mention expensive, and patients aren’t getting the level of care that they…