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Health equity—meeting the community where they are

May 27, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Lately we are hearing a lot about health equity, but there are some misconceptions about what it is and who it affects. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health equity occurs when every person “attains his or her full… [Read More]

Self care—handling mental health, stress and trauma

February 11, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing It’s well-documented that stress and trauma can affect our mental state, even in the best of times. But months of anxiety, fear, grief, and social isolation can take their toll on our mental health, particularly during this pandemic. Parents are coping with ensuring… [Read More]