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Can Your Brain Heal Your Body?

Can Your Brain Heal Your Body?

It is called the Placebo Effect and it is a phrase commonly used to discredit therapies in testing as in, “It is no better than a placebo.”  But what does that mean?  The word placebo literally means:  ‘I do nothing.’  The placebo effect is when […]

Does Nurse Advocacy Really Work for Patients?

Year after year, nurses are voted the most trusted professionals in America.  I think that is, in part, because people know the value of the emotional support, education, care and guidance they get from nurses–and the deep compassion and empathy behind it.  A good nurse […]