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Nurses reveal the best parts about their job, from the steady pay to helping save lives

Nursing can be grueling work. But dozens of nurses said there are plenty of pluses, including the impact they have on patients' lives.
Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The best hospitals in the US, ranked

US News ranks the top hospitals in the country every year. The hospitals are ranked based on their performance in certain specialties and procedures.

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds

British researchers tested over 20,000 flying insects found in seven hospitals and found that almost 9 out of 10 carry potentially harmful bacteria.

Nurses reveal the 11 hardest parts of their job, from the death of patients to not having time to pee during a shift

Challenges nurses face include long shifts, having to use time-consuming technology, and a lack of respect other people in the healthcare industry.

Calling all nurses: Tell us what your job is really like, from what patients do that drives you nuts to weird facts about hospitals most people don...

Business Insider questionnaire for nurses: what's the hardest part about being a nurse? What's a weird fact about hospitals most people don't know?

Singapore’s SGH has been ranked the 3rd best hospital in the world, and its nurses are part of the reason why

SGH is one of only two Asian hospitals on the list, the other being the University of Tokyo Hospital at eighth place.

Grocery stores would run out of food in just 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

Practically every store you interact with wouldn't function if truckers were to stop working.

250 more hospitals just joined in on a plan to make their own drugs and the effort could upend the generic pharma business

Another 12 health systems joined an organization aiming to lower the price of prescription drugs. The hope is to make generic drugs that are in shortage or have high prices.

‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t...

The US recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue. Doctors say it's unnecessary and ill-equipped to solve problems.

A group of hospitals just picked a CEO to run their nonprofit generic drug company — and he’s not getting paid to do it

A group of hospitals have built a nonprofit generic drugmaker called Civica Rx. The company will be led by pharma veteran Martin VanTrieste who won't be compensated for his work.  The hope is to make generic drugs that are in shortage or have artificially high prices based on what hospitals need.