On June 27, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to increase access to breast cancer screenings, and build on the series of breast cancer initiatives outlined in the 2016 State of the State address.
The Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). People can also get Zika through sex with an infected man, and the virus can also be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus.
All across the country, nurses face many of the same issues: unsafe staffing, administrators who care more about profits than patients, and a disrespect for our profession based on the view that nurses are a healthcare expense, not an asset.