Nursing Blog

Homemade Health: Testing the Validity of Treat-It-Yourself Remedies

There are many old sayings related to health that we hear so often, we believe them to be inherently true...

MSN Candidate to Help Fill the Primary Care Provider Gap

Nursing@Simmons is proud to shine a spotlight on our students. This week, meet Nikole McLean who details her career as a nursing leader and why she decided to join Simmons.

"Mad Men" Meets Pharma

Big Pharma’s "Mad Men" exploit lax government regulation to enrich themselves at the cost of society’s health. Their manufacturing, advertising, and sales practices have received considerable criticism, yet the industry’s financial ties to legislators have prevented significant reform and even spurred policy that favors Big Pharma over the public good. Consumers, especially those with a lower income, inevitably pay the price.

Multilingual Health Care

Navigating the elaborate health care system can be complicated enough, but for limited English proficient (LEP) patients, the challenges are especially difficult.

Atención médica multilingüe

Transitar por el elaborado sistema de atención médica puede ser bastante complicado, pero si usted es un paciente con dominio limitado del inglés limited English proficient, (LEP), los desafíos son aún más difíciles.

9 Responsibilities You Didn’t Know Nurses Had

I’ve been privileged to work with many incredible nurses who continually go the extra mile to provide excellent care to the patients and families they serve. In doing so, they attend to many responsibilities that most people don’t know nurses have.