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New Marijuana and Health Research

Keep yourself informed on the latest research on Marijuana and Health.  See the links below to read more: Marijuana use and physical dating violence among adolescents and emerging adults - http://www.drugandalcoholdependence.com/article/S0376-8716(17)30084-4/abstract Marijuana and other cannabinoids as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A literature review - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/da.22596/full Longitudinal influence of alcohol and marijuana use on [...]

HHS: New CMS Updates – Chronic Care Management Resources, Coverage to Care Budge Guide & Video

Check out these great new resources sent to us from HHS: CMS New Chronic Care Management Services Chronic disease is prevalent among Medicare beneficiaries with most having multiple chronic conditions. CMS has resources to help health care professionals learn more about providing chronic care management services and educate patients about the benefits of receiving this [...]

HHS Office on Women’s Health Monthly Digest – Sign Up Today

HHS Office on Women’s Health now has a monthly digest. It tracks funding opportunities, news, announcements, opportunities for continued professional development, and more. They invite you to sign up for this once monthly announcement HERE. Join them and a network of health professionals devoted to providing the best health for women and girls. Invite your [...]

National Volunteer Week

April 23 - 29, 2017 is a great opportunity to recognize and thank the volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community.  This year's theme is "Service Unites" and it captures the power of changemakers to come together to build stronger, more vibrant communities through service. [...]

ANA is declaring 2017 to be the Year of the Healthy Nurse – April’s Topic is Combating Stress

ANA is declaring 2017 to be the Year of the Healthy Nurse and every month they are targeting specific wellness issues that all of us can address both personally and with other nurses we know. To learn more about this initiative and their monthly topics, tips, events and resources go to  Nursing World 2017 Year [...]

ANA Seeks Public Comment – Nurses please participate!

ANA's Committee on Nursing Practice Standards seeks public comment on its "Draft Recognition of a Nursing Specialty, Approval of a Specialty Nursing Scope of Practice Statement, Acknowledgment of Specialty Nursing Standards of Practice, and Affirmation of Focused Practice Competencies." This 2017 document will replace and reflects significant revision of ANA's 2010 "Recognition of a Nursing [...]