Gerontology & Geriatrics

The impact of COVID-19 on older adults

Before becoming a professor, Sarah Szanton made house calls to older adults as a nurse practitioner. On her visits, she saw how an older person's home environment can contribute to health outcomes. Now, as the Endowed Professor ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health emergency? Don't hesitate to get help

With hospitals across America focused on people who have developed COVID-19, some people with unrelated but still urgent health problems are feeling awkward about reporting to emergency rooms.


Number of nurse practitioners more than doubled 2010 to 2017

(HealthDay)—From 2010 to 2017, there was a substantial increase in the number of nurse practitioners in the United States, with a corresponding reduction in the size of the registered nurse workforce, according to a report ...

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