Amy Silverman

Amy Silverman is a registered nurse and writer who is passionate about social justice and healthcare reform. She works at Holos Health, a medical cannabis and functional medicine practice in Boulder, Colorado.

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Nurses at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center hold a vigil in Los Angeles on March 30, 2020, during the novel coronavirus outbreak. - The vigil was held to celebrate the steps that have been taken at UCLA Ronald Regan Medical Center in protecting nurses' health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and to call for further action from the federal government. (Photo: Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Nurses: We Are the Canaries in the Coronavirus Mine
Nurses are the canaries in the coal mine. We can sing from our cages about the impending catastrophic damage, but the miners aren't listening, they are too frightened, arguing with each over useless accounts of who is to blame for the toxic gases filling their lungs. Unless we take collective...
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