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Baby Formula Resources

Baby Formula Resources

In February, Abbott, the largest producer of baby formula in the U.S., and the maker of Similac, was ordered by the FDA to shut down their production facility which produces Similac, EleCare and several other leading powdered baby formulas. Cronobacter bacteria had...

Legend of Nursing: Marsha Davidson, RN, MSN, CWOCN

Legend of Nursing: Marsha Davidson, RN, MSN, CWOCN

This year, May’s Nurses Week has been extended to Nurses Month. To celebrate, we’re speaking with a few Legends of Nursing, starting with Marsha Davidson — the amazing woman who inspired Betty to become a nurse.

All Hands on Deck After a Complicated Discharge

All Hands on Deck After a Complicated Discharge

This week, Betty talks with a nurse and a social worker about finding extensive resources to help with aftercare and companionship for a patient healing up after an unexpected reaction to a medication.

Who Doesn’t Like to Laugh?

Who Doesn’t Like to Laugh?

I don't know about you, but it has felt like forever to get to April! But it's here now and with it, lots of April holidays and celebrations. Most of us know about April Fool’s day. We may play a few harmless pranks on friends, co-workers and family members. What...

Improved Communication = Improved Healthcare

Improved Communication = Improved Healthcare

Communication is the cornerstone of healthcare. This week, Betty speaks with her colleague, Charlotte Jaroma, RN, BSN, about what can be done when patients feel they aren’t being heard.

Getting the Whole Team Together

Getting the Whole Team Together

After her husband was in the hospital for three weeks with a complicated diagnosis, a woman knew that she still didn’t have the full picture of what was happening despite asking many questions. Nurse Jennifer Prater worked to arrange a family meeting with the team to...

How to Talk to Kids about War

How to Talk to Kids about War

We are all getting inundated with images and reports of the conflict in Ukraine every day through the tv, smartphones, and computers. This week, we talk with two pediatric nurses about age-appropriate and healthy ways to talk to kids about war.