Escape from Eritrea

Jun 14, 2018 3:59:06 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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Years after fleeing his native country of Eritrea, Africa, Gebrezgiabhier "GT" Abraha (left) graduated in April with his bachelor's in nursing.

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Hurricane Irma Hits Home for Alumna

Feb 21, 2018 10:36:56 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine, alumni spotlight

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When alumna Linda Cifani looked outside one day in early September, she could see a tar-black sky and threatening clouds moving toward her costal Florida city. She knew Hurricane Irma would hit soon.

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Nursing Background Bolsters Triathlon Training

Feb 5, 2018 3:40:36 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine, alumni spotlight

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Feb 5, 2018 12:22:04 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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The latest numbers foretell a grim future for America and its drug problem.

In 2016 alone, the number of deaths from drug overdose climbed 20 percent to 64,000, according to preliminary counts. That’s more than the worst years on record for motor vehicle accidents, HIV and guns. The driving force behind the increase are opioids—especially fentanyl, heroin and commonly prescribed pain killers.
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