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* In her post "Emergency Nursing 2019: Interactive Learning and Today's Health Crises," AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy reports from the annual Emergency Nurses Association conference and shares an interview with the group's president, Patricia Kunz Howard (


* "At the heart of many stories [about perinatal loss] are nurses. . . . Often there to provide care during these most difficult of times, nurses can be an unbelievable source of comfort and support," writes AJN managing editor Amy M. Collins in "National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day: Stories That Stay with You" (


* In her post "Dia de los Muertos: Thoughts on Life, Death, Nursing, and Time with Our Families," oncology nurse navigator Julianna Paradisi discusses the sacrifices required of nurses in missing holidays and family events (



"As RNs, we have an obligation to advocate for vaccine uptake in our communities." "I went back to school for nursing at 47. Always wanted to become a nurse." "[Milk and molasses enemas] may be old-fashioned, but they work!" "I see patients every day who have smoked for 40+ years and it finally catches up to them. The same is going to happen with vaping. Some people will get sick before others." "We [as nurses] give little thought to ourselves."




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


* Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Jessica Lynne Spruit, author of "Hematologic Childhood Cancers: An Evidence-Based Review."


* Our popular Reflections column is now a podcast! Listen to a reading of Mark Darby's personal essay, "The Way of Johnson Tower."