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Letter to the Editor: Let's Mark National Minority Health Month

Letter to Editor

As you know, April is National Minority Health Month, our opportunity to increase public awareness of the health disparities that unfortunately still impact ethnic and minority groups in the American population. Because the theme this year is "Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity," nurses are perfectly poised to take up the banner for highlighting the role of prevention in closing the health disparities gap.

Health Disparities Spotlighted in April

As health professionals, nurses are well aware of health disparities in communities of color. Some patients will live shorter life spans simply because of their race, ethnicity, education or income.

Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for AROs in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Date: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) to Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Centre Street SE
T2G 5P6 Calgary, AB
Canada
Description: 

The 3-day Canadian Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for AROs (Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms), will be held in Calgary, Alberta from June 18–20, 2014. It is the first event of its kind in Canada to look at issues in the field of AROs.

One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Women vaccinated with one dose of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine had antibodies against the viruses that remained stable in their blood for four years, suggesting that a single dose of vaccine may be sufficient to generate long-term immune responses and protection against new HPV in

Strategies to Guard Against Burnout

The constant stress of dealing with physical and emotional demands as a nurse may leave you feeling exhausted, irritable and disconnected. Some days, it may be a struggle to head into work. You may find yourself increasingly needing a “mental health day” and calling in sick. 

AMERSA 37th Annual Conference

Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:30
Location: 
DoubleTree Hotel Bethesda, MD
United States
Description: 

AMERSA, the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, seeks abstract submissions of recent substance abuse research and substance abuse education innovations for the 2013 AMERSA 37th Annual Conference held in Washington, DC, November 7-9,

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