"Red timer with medical cross on it"

We are nurses—we care for people and we care about people. But for some reason, our own health often isn’t a priority. Whether I’m...
"Riding the bud at night"

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
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It’s estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one in four people will suffer from a severe mental health problem at some point...
"Muffin, coffee and plant on a wooden table"

Oh boy…it’s 3am and you have the urge to snack. Working shifts, particularly evenings and nights, can be tough, and eating a healthy, regular...
"Lunch packed with citrus on a white table"

If there were such a thing as a magic potion that would help us get healthy, glowing, incredible skin, we’d be the first in line...
"Girl pondering in the sun"

Worry - it does a body good. And, the mind as well. A new paper by Kate Sweeny, psychology professor at the University of...
"Close-up of the end of a cigarette"

It’s crazy, huh. Nurses are at the front line of tobacco treatment and prevention, yet they’re the most likely of all healthcare providers to...
"Three cucumbers in a line on yellow background"

Those back-to-back shifts have taken a toll on your body, mind and, most of all, face. Remember the good ol’ days when you actually...
"Sleeping asian woman on city balcony"

Nurses are at a higher risk for an ailment referred to as shift work disorder. This disruption in sleeping patterns can make it increasingly...
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We've all done it -that moment during a shift where you are seriously lagging and all you can think of is caffeine, caffeine, caffeine!!!...