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* Beth Toner, senior communications officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shares perspectives gained during a trip to visit a Native American community in her post "Culture as a Key to Health" (


* "Breast cancer continued to cast shade on my life as a preexisting condition until the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. Suddenly, along with millions of other Americans, I was free to change jobs without losing health insurance coverage," writes oncology nurse navigator Julianna Paradisi in "An Oncology Nurse's Perspective on the Health Insurance Situation" (


* In her post "Black History in AJN: From Booker T. Washington to Today's Influential Voices," AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy recommends related articles from the AJN archives (



"[Laws pertaining to mandated reporting of intimate partner violence] should be consistent nationwide, but unfortunately they're not. This needs to change." "We need care, not chaos, [and] rational thoughts and choices, not kneejerk political moves that will cost lives and add suffering." "Life is very short. Not too long ago, that elderly man was a baby in his mama's arms."




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


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


* Andrea Stafos, lead author of "Identifying Hospitalized Patients at Risk for Harm: A Comparison of Nurse Perceptions vs. Electronic Risk Assessment Tool Scores."


* Mary H. Palmer, lead author of "Overactive Bladder in Women."


* Stephanie Chalupka, coauthor of "Climate Change and Mental Health."