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Yoga And Meditation Improve Brain Function And Energy Levels

Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study. The study from...
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Smart Food Choices Fight Heart Disease & Other Cardiometabolic Diseases

As a nurse, you already know that diet is linked to overall health, especially our heart health. What we eat on a daily basis...
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Top 10 Things Patients Have Said To Me

With apologies to David Letterman…the top 10 things patients have said to me: 10. “How much would it cost for you to date my son? I’m...
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5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies

Most workers will call in sick when afflicted with colds, cough, and a sore throat, but a study of healthcare workers has revealed that...
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What Becoming A Nurse Means To Me

My mom and I were at the Bloomsburg Fair, an annual week-long event in central Pennsylvania; I couldn’t have been more than a teen...
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Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad Can Make You Feel Worse

Pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat, while embracing your darker moods can actually make you feel better in the long run,...
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Here’s Another Reason To Quit Smoking…

A recent paper published in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, finds that current smoking in older people increases the...
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Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy School Days

When the school year rolls around, switching from pool to school means finding simpler ways to kick off the day with healthy and nutritious...
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Bouldering Envisioned As New Treatment For Depression

A growing body of research suggests that bouldering, a form of rock climbing, can help build muscle and endurance while reducing stress -- and...
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With Integrity, Everything Works

A wise man I had the privilege of working with many years ago made the bold statement: “with integrity, everything works, without integrity, nothing...

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