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* In her post "Food Is Medicine: An Oncology Nurse's Lunch Break Walk," oncology nurse navigator Julianna Paradisi highlights the perks of a mobile grocery store aimed at improving nutrition and health literacy (


* "To all nurses who feel they are too busy to make a personal connection to patients: in fact, you are doing that already. The only variable is the quality of that connection," writes former nurse Dawn Gould in her post, "Patients Change Us: A Formative Nursing Experience" (


* In light of a recent U.S. superbug infection, AJN clinical editor Betsy Todd discusses antibiotic resistance and how nurses can respond to it in "The Real and Evolving Threat of Superbugs: A Primer" (



"That nursing is so often lumped in with daily operating costs or 'supplies' is mind blowing." "When I was a teacher, the school principal had to try to budget each year for a full-time nurse. It was always a toss-up between [hiring] a librarian or a nurse." "The American Medical Association has declared gun violence a public health crisis. I believe this to be an issue for all health care professionals."




* Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the August issue.


* Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with


* Marie S. Giordano, author of "The Lived Experience of Social Media by Young Adult Burn Survivors."


* Janet McKiernan, lead author of "Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Review of Nursing Considerations."