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UN Chief Warns Women Globally Are Suffering New Assaults

By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — Mar 13, 2017, 7:52 PM ET Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that women are suffering “new assaults on their safety and dignity” around the world, pointing to extremists subjugating women and governments curtailing women’s freedoms and rolling back laws against domestic…

When I First Started – Some Thoughts

When I first started working in the emergency room, I didn’t know any of the other nurses, doctors or staff. I felt insecure and intimidated—maybe I’d made the wrong choice? This environment was too intense—no let up with doctors yelling orders, patients screaming and nurses running from one gurney to…

“There’s No Nobler Profession”

From an early age, I wanted to be a nurse just like my mother. She had been an operating room nurse and had loved it. “There’s no nobler profession,” she’d say, and I agreed. She told lively stories about her experiences with the patients and surgeons, and when I got…

Some Rules To Live By

Emotional The L Word: Saying “I love you” can happen for different people at different times in a relationship. If your partner says it and you don’t feel that way yet, don’t feel bad — you may just not be ready yet. Let your partner know how it made you…