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Building Social Bonds, Connections That Promote Well-Being

Strong, healthy relationships are important throughout your life. Your social ties with family members, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and others impact your mental, emotional, and...
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How Are You Getting Through This Brutal Cold And Flu Season?

Be honest. How are you getting through this brutal cold and flu season? We nurses need to stick together so if you have any...
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Influenza Watch 2018: Is an Epidemic Upon Us?

If you’re thinking it seems that the flu has reared its ugly head a bit early this year, you’re right. As if that wasn’t...
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Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To...

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk...
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The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation – And What It Means For Nurses

Sleep deprivation is a real problem in America. Americans are getting less sleep than ever – approximately 6.8 hours on average, according to bettersleep.org. This...
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Do Occupational Factors Affect Reproductive Health And Chronic Disease Risk For Nurses?

A prospective study of more than 20,000 nurses aged 20-45 years, 88% of whom had worked night shifts, reported their most common health issues,...
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The Dark Side Of The Shift

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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Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

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...
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5 Ways To Keep Your Skin Healthy And Vibrant

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...
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How To Get A Good Sleep After Working A Long 12 Hour Night Shift

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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