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Nurses Against COVID-19

Learn about the challenges nurses like you face with this pandemic, as well as solutions that are available now or are in the works, with our free COVID-19 resources.

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Looking for a blog written for nurses by nurses? CEHQ offers content on the clinical side of nursing, but also the human side. Read from nurses first hand as they navigate personal and professional issues and get up to date on medical research and health conditions.

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Looking for stories, experiences, and tips from nurses stationed around the country? Read about topics like nurse shortages, parenting on the night-shift, and how to fill your nutrition on a 12 hour shift.

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Research

Catch up on today’s medical break-throughs and exciting new research. Our Nurse planners pull content from the country’s top medical sources like the CDC, Elsevier, and the National Medical Library.

8 Things to Research Before a Nurse Interview

8 Things to Research Before a Nurse Interview

When applying for a job, it’s important to come equipped with knowledge about the company that you’re applying to. This is true whether you are preparing for an interview or searching for an employer to apply to that fits your needs. Researching the employer gives the...

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Cushing Syndrome Diagnosis

How do healthcare providers diagnose Cushing syndrome? Diagnosing Cushing syndrome can be complex and difficult. This syndrome is easier to recognize once it develops fully, but healthcare providers try to diagnose and treat it before it gets to that point. No single...

Eating Disorders Overview

Overview There is a commonly held misconception that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions....

Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Overview Bipolar disorder (formerly called manic-depressive illness or manic depression) is a mental disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. There are three types of bipolar...

Bipolar Disorder in Children

Does your child go through extreme changes in mood and behavior? Does your child get much more excited or much more irritable than other kids? Do you notice that your child goes through cycles of extreme highs and lows more often than other children? Do these...

Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

Overview Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Although autism can be diagnosed at any age, it is said to be a “developmental disorder” because symptoms generally appear in the first two years of life....

Image of the Month: Nodding Off

Image of the Month: Nodding Off

The longer someone stays awake, the more likely they’ll start to nod off as their brain needs sleep. But how the brain senses that need for sleep hasn’t always been clear. Now, neurologists like Mark Wu, are investigating how this brain function works. He and his...

Image of the Month: Losing your smell

Image of the Month: Losing your smell

Why do people with COVID-19 lose their sense of smell? Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers believe it could be because the virus first enters through the cells in our noses. The researchers found that the cells that allow our sense of smell to function carry up to...

Image of the Month: Stripped Away

Image of the Month: Stripped Away

There is a protective coating around our nerve cells that helps our central nervous system send messages swiftly across our bodies. This insulation, called myelin, is damaged by a variety of so called “demyelinating diseases,’ the most common of which is multiple...

Image of the Month: Beautiful Sadness

Image of the Month: Beautiful Sadness

Who knew that a product of sadness could be so beautiful? There are three different types of human tears: basal (which keep the eyes wet), reflex (which occur with eye irritation), and emotional (which spring up with strong feelings). Each type has a distinct chemical...

Image of the Month: Bacterial Sweet Tooth

Image of the Month: Bacterial Sweet Tooth

Humans aren’t the only organisms with a sweet tooth, bacteria love sweets too. With a new medical imaging technique developed by pediatrician Alvaro Ordonez and a team of researchers, PET scans can capture images of infection-causing bacteria in the human body with...