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Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Patients who experience sleep paralysis may find themselves unable to move or speak and may have difficulty taking a deep breath.

Could "safe consumption sites" help the heroin epidemic in the US?

Could "safe consumption sites" help the heroin epidemic in the US?

"Safe consumption sites" are medically-supervised venues where heroin users can inject heroin in clean, safe, and medically-supervised facilities.

The characteristics of nightmares vs sleep terrors

The characteristics of nightmares vs sleep terrors

Many patients experience ongoing issues with nightmares or night terrors.

Working with multiple attending physicians in the emergency department

Working with multiple attending physicians in the emergency department

Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.

Identifying parasomnias in the sleep cycle

Identifying parasomnias in the sleep cycle

Parasomnias are undesirable physical or experiential events that occur during sleep as movements, emotions, perceptions, and dreams.

Commentary

What is the future of health care under President Trump?

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could endanger the health of tens of millions of Americans.

Teen pregnancy prevention program

The program strives to modify teen attitudes toward sexuality and bring about life-changing behavior.

Recertifying from inactive status

For the APN who is recertifying, it is important to establish relationships with other APNs at the local and national level.

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