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Nurse Leader Weekly 3/4/19

In Case You Missed It …

2020 Named “Year of the Nurse” Endorsed By W.H.O

Thursday, February 21

The World Health Organization had a meeting earlier in the year where director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the official proposal to declare 2020 the year of the nurse and the midwife.


This hospital modeled itself after the Apple Store, and lets pregnant mothers use gadgets to monitor their health at home

Monday, March 4

Oschner Hospital in Louisiana has enrolled 1,000 pregnant patients in the “Connected MOM” program which provides wireless blood pressure cuffs and weight scales to monitor them from home. These devices are dubbed “O Bar”, which is modeled on the Apple Genius Bar.


FDA plans first public hearings on legalizing CBD foods in April

Wednesday, February 27

The Food and Drug Administration will start looking into how it might legalize CBD-laced food products in April, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told lawmakers last week. Congress legalized CBD in December but FDA rules prohibit companies from adding it into food.


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