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Here's how being a nurse is different now than it was 50 years ago.

THEN AND NOW: Here’s how being a nurse has changed in the last 50 years

Nurses attain more formal education and get more advanced medical training than 50 years ago. More men and minorities have joined the industry, too.

A volunteer-run Facebook group matches medical workers with empty RVs to help them self-isolate during the coronavirus pandemic

Launched on March 24, "RVs for MDs" is helping medical workers protect their families and roommates from exposure to the coronavirus.
HCA Healthcare, the country's largest health system, sent an email to employees that barred them from posting publicly about the company's policy for treating coronavirus patients.

Leaked memo reveals the US’ largest health system could fire nurses who post coronavirus policies on social media — and a nurse has alread...

HCA Healthcare updated its social-media policy on March 24. The next day, it suspended a nurse over a Facebook post from before that date.
Health workers in protective gear peer from a tent which was constructed to test people for the coronavirus.

A top New York surgeon’s coronavirus dispatches reveal sacrifice and resolve at the epicenter of the pandemic

"We are hurtling into weeks predicted to be our worst." Read Dr. Craig Smith's letters from the coronavirus front lines.

‘The 3M saga ends very happily’: Trump strikes deal with 3M to import 55 million N95 masks per month

The imported masks will supplement 3M's domestic production of 35 million masks per month.

Medical workers risk exposing themselves to the coronavirus, and now they’re self-isolating from their families to protect them, too

"That physical touch intimacy that I have with my daughter was suddenly just gone," a New York doctor treating COVID-19 patients told Insider.
Members of the Asian American Commission hold a press conference on the steps of the Massachusetts State House to condemn racism towards the Asian American community because of coronavirus in March 2020.

Biases you didn’t know existed in the healthcare industry, and how they impact patients and medical professionals

People of different races, genders, and sexual preferences could be impacted by conscious and unconscious discrimination.

A whopping 35 million Americans could lose their health insurance due to massive layoffs from coronavirus, new study says

The figure highlights the unprecedented ripple effect of the coronavirus across the US economy and health care.
Healthcare workers are being overwhelmed with new patients during the pandemic.

6 chains including Starbucks and Krispy Kreme are offering free food and drinks for healthcare workers and other first responders

These major chains are providing free pizza, doughnuts, coffee, and more to hospital workers and other people on the front line.

Hilton and American Express will offer hotel rooms free of charge to 1 million healthcare professionals working on the front lines of the coronavirus ...

From April 13 through May 31, medical workers from 10 associations across the US will be able to stay in Hilton hotels for free.