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Calls to Nurses’ Phones May Increase Risk of Medication Errors

Recent research suggests that nurses may be more likely to make medication errors around the time they receive phone calls.  Christopher P. Bonafide and colleagues recently published a study (1) in JAMA Pediatrics, focused on mobile telephone interruptions in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). This study included 257 nurses and 3308 patients, and considered…

An Ohio Couple Brings Attention to the Difficulty People with Disabilities Experience When Deciding to Get Married

Social Security Income (SSI) is an income supplement program for people who are aged, blind, or disabled, and have little to no income. The funds supplement basic needs, such as clothing, food, and shelter.  Unfortunately, as it stands, SSI benefits change when people marry. Because it is based on income, the funds will then be…

“Crip Camp” Documentary Premieres at Sundance

“Crip Camp,” the Netflix documentary about a ‘70s summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, took the Sundance Film Festival by storm this past weekend.  Camp Jened in upstate New York encapsulated a revolutionary spirit, much like neighboring Woodstock (1). But what was so revolutionary about it wasn’t just the hippie mindset of its patrons; it…