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Fracking! How much do you know? RN and University of San Francisco Professor of Public Health Barbara Sattler

Fracking! How much do you know? RN and University of San Francisco Professor of Public Health Barbara Sattler

One University of San Francisco Nurse’s War on Fracking: A Struggle for Public Health.

USF’s Barbara Sattler is at the forefront of a growing national movement to shine a public light on the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, and its adverse health risks. Barbara joins Casey & Shayne on Nurse Talk this week.

On Pluto: Greg O’Brien – Alzheimers

On Pluto: Greg O’Brien – Alzheimers

If you’re trying to understand what if feels like to live with Alzheimer’s..then Award Winning Author Greg O’Brien’s book, “On Pluto” is the book to read. “The book glows with honesty, intelligence and compassion, and, given the subject, is a suprisingly spirit renewing book.” Anne D. LeClaire, author of “Listening Below the Noise”.

The Baby Whisperer is here and parents you don’t want to miss what she has to say.

The Baby Whisperer is here and parents you don’t want to miss what she has to say.

Every new parent has been there—sleep deprived, exhausted, and pacing the floor at 3:00 a.m. with an irritable baby who is having difficulty calming down and going back to sleep. In Secrets of a Baby Nurse, a medical professional relies on scientific research, personal study, and a lifelong adoration of babies to provide parents with valuable tips that will help their baby sleep; leading them to discover the delight of a well-rested, tranquil, and happy child—and most importantly, a good night’s sleep for everyone.

Marsha’s book, Secrets of a Baby Nurse: How to Raise a Happy, Healthy and SLEEPING Baby from Birth, remains a best seller.

Bionic Pancreas is in the works…

Bionic Pancreas is in the works…

Ten percent of Americans are living with Diabetes. Over 1 million have Type 1. Although a cure is being worked on, recent trials for a Bionic Pancreas are in the works and advancing. Dr. Steven J. Russell is leading those trials through Massachusetts General. Bay Area reporter Jeannie Lynch spoke with Dr. Russell about this promising device. Listen to this “special edition” of Nurse Talk.

CBS news story click here 

Historic rally in Detroit — 3,000, led by RNs and community leaders ‘Turn on the water.’

Turn on the water! Thousands of registered nurses, community, labor, environmental and community activists marched in Detroit today in a resounding protests against the shutoff of water to tens of thousands of city residents – an action the marchers called a wanton violation of human rights that creates a public health emergency. Brandishing signs thatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

RN and President of Massachusetts Nurses Association, Donna Kelly Williams

RN and President of Massachusetts Nurses Association, Donna Kelly Williams talks about The Hospital Profit Transparency and Fairness Act. Hospitals and large health care corporations are putting profits before patients with CEO’s making millions while patients and communities serviced by those hospitals are being put at risk. Most hospitals in Massachusetts receive more than half their revenues from taxpayers.Continue Reading

An American Nurse

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Passionate insight about nurses from Filmmaker/Director Carolyn Jones as she and Producer Lisa Frank join us to talk about their new documentary, An American Nurse. And a bit of fun with flashbacks from 1956 and a lesson about “algorithms”at the hospital.