Burnout, exhaustion and mistreatment—as well as an estimated 115,000 deaths from covid—have hollowed out the world’s workforce of healthcare workers. In a report (pdf) on Monday (Jan. 24), the International Council of Nurses (ICN), a Geneva-based organization of global nurse associations, estimated that the world could be short 13 million nurses by 2030 unless action is taken to stem the tide of attrition, and bring new recruits into the healthcare workforce. “We knew the situation was fragile because of the persistent historical underfunding of nursing around the world,” said Howard Catton, CEO of the Geneva-based International Council of Nurses, which represents more than 27 million nurses in 130 countries, “but with the latest information about nurse vacancies, their rates of intention to leave, and staff sickness rates, it must now be recognized as a global crisis.”
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Michael Vick, the once-dynamic NFL quarterback whose involvement in a dogfighting ring halted a breathtaking career in its prime, has agreed to come out of retirement to join startup league Fan Controlled Football, a source told Reuters on Friday. Vick, a former first overall draft pick who last suited up for a National Football League game in 2015, will make his debut on May 28, the last day of the regular season, according to the source who said an official announcement is expected next week. The 41-year-old Vick has not yet been assigned a team.
- The Daily Beast
NetflixThere is a very important disclaimer that appears at the beginning of David Letterman’s new interview with Will Smith on season four of his Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: “This episode was filmed prior to the 2022 Academy Awards ceremony.”Netflix and Letterman are telling viewers that there will be no explicit questions or answers about Smith infamously slapping comedian Chris Rock for making a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, at the Oscars earlier this year.
- Women's Health
Camila Cabello just showed off her strong abs and even a little underboob in an intricate, floral, chain bra top. The singer is all about body positivity!
- Robb Report
Now that's a camper you can live in.
What can't she do!
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte said that his country could no longer supply Ukraine with the Panzerhaubitzen 2000 armored howitzer, since investments in its own armed forces are needed, Ukrinform reported on May 19.
The woman was quickly escorted away during the Three Thousand Years of Longing red carpet Friday
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Shakira Impressively Dances TikTok’s Viral ‘Jiggle Jiggle’ Challenge in 6-Inch Heels for ‘Jimmy Fallon’
Shakira attempted the 'Watch-It-Once' TikTok Challenge in burgundy Mugler mini dress and Amina Muaddi platform stiletto boots with 'Jimmy Fallon.'
The late night host mocked the former president's pull for Dr. Mehmet Oz in the state's Republican primary.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
School officials said the students caused thousands of dollars of damage.
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Man taken aback by pregnant girlfriend’s major request: ‘[It’s] just something that I’m not ready for’
He isn't sure about how to let her down easy.
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ReutersRussian soldiers are apparently so sick of Vladimir Putin’s “stupid” war in Ukraine that they are now openly plotting with their own commanders to go AWOL.The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate released a recording on Thursday that is said to show precisely that happening, with a soldier heard in a purportedly intercepted phone call detailing the plan.The soldier, identified by Ukrainian intelligence as one of many men “mobilized” by authorities in occupied Donetsk
Kristin Cavallari Just Reacted to Rumors Her Ex Jay Cutler Had a ‘Long-Time’ Affair With a Friend’s Wife
She wants none of that business.
"I find it odd that when someone decides to get married all the sudden all of the people close to them are responsible for their expenses."View Entire Post ›
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These are the 10 worst fan bases in sports. Take a bow. You're the best of the awful. We'd have an awards ceremony but Miami Heat fans would miss it.
When you meet a newborn baby, it’s common courtesy to bring food or gifts. It’s been that way since caveman times (probably) because parents are exhausted, babies are cute, and it’s just polite. If you’ve never had a baby, you may not realize exactly how draining those first few weeks and months are, but seasoned […]
Sandler told parents their graduating art school students aren't "leaving the nest anytime soon."
The girls’ track and field team at Albany High School in upstate New York received a suspension after they launched […] The post New York girls track team members suspended after sports bra protest appeared first on TheGrio.
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Ellen Barkin also testified Thursday about her brief "sexual relationship" with Depp
Robert Griffin III is coming to the defense of Bronny James who is facing ridicule on social media after he was seen in a prom picture with a white girl.