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10 Tips From A Nurse On How Not To Get Sick

Nurses are always in the “sick” season. We spend more time indoors. We spend more time shoulder to shoulder with our fellow humans. We create...
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Sitting Is Bad For Your Brain — Not Just Your Metabolism Or Heart

Studies show that too much sitting, like smoking, increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death. Researchers at UCLA wanted to see...
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Are You Thankful to Be Healthy or Is It Healthy to Be Thankful?

As Thanksgiving swiftly approaches, one might think this an odd subject for a health care provider. But, before we gourge ourselves with a wonderful...
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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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Nurse Volunteer Activities Improve Health of Communities

More than 20,000 nurses currently serve as volunteers with the American Red Cross, supporting victims of natural and man-made disasters. Many tens-of-thousands more nurses...
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The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

Physical activity serves as a crucial component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends...
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Biosensors & Your Health: What’s Your Body Trying to Tell You?

Your body alerts you to many aspects of your health. Your stomach growling tells you when to eat. A powerful yawn lets you know...
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How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleeping helps strengthen memories you’ve formed...

Stay Hydrated And Stay Healthy

I thought it only appropriate to address proper hydration during such ‘heat wave’ –like weather (at least where I live right now). Most people...
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9 Not-So-Harmless Habits That Might Be Disrupting Your Sleep

. Few appreciate a true, good night’s rest more than a nurse. A rare but mighty thing, sleep is pretty much always a main goal—second only,...

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