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Diabetes: Are You at Risk?
Diabetes and prediabetes affect a large portion of Americans. If you are one of the 30-40% of Americans who show signs of prediabetes, it's not too late to make a change. Take charge of your health and you will take charge of your life.
October 26, 2016
Cancer Prevention and Screening
More than 1.6 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016. While it's impossible to know if you'll be affected by a cancer diagnosis, there are prevantable measures that you can take to reduce your risk.
August 25, 2016
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
With burgers getting bigger and screens getting smaller, it's more difficult to maintain a healthy weight and pull yourself away from the distraction of the internet. Maintaining a healthy weight will improve your overall health and help you avoid life-threatening diseases and conditions. The easy suggestions outlined above can put you on the path to a healthier lifestyle.
July 12, 2016
Top 5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods & Supplements for Nurses
Nurses know that inflammation is a double-edged sword. It is the body’s way of defending against invaders like bacteria or viruses, but inflammation is also at the heart of many painful conditions. When the body’s inflammatory response gets kicked into overdrive, it can cause damage to joints and organs.
June 29, 2016
The Importance of Diversity in Nursing
The need for diversity in the nursing workforce is acknowledged by professional organizations, employers like us, and our team of nurses. Most people know that diversity is important, but some might not know why. We’re here to share some of the reasons that a diverse hospital is a better hospital. 1. The nursing workforce better represents the population.
June 21, 2016
These Things Were Considered Healthy 100 Years Ago
They say medicine isn’t an exact science, and all you need to do is look back at history to know that’s true. What once was considered life affirming is barbaric by today’s standards. Yet, this was cutting edge stuff 100 years ago. From soothing syrups to leeches, what did the nurses and doctors do to help patients in the Victorian-era? Soothing the Baby They called it Mrs.
June 17, 2016
Nurses Are Family
Nursing is more than a job — it is a calling. People who share this calling can connect with one another on a deeper level, allowing them to forge strong relationships that last a lifetime. As a result, members of a nursing staff often feel more like family members than coworkers. Strong Bonds Form Daily, nurses are faced with a variety of challenges not present in other professions.
June 7, 2016
Summer is the Best Time to Become a Travel Nurse
When the cold of winter finally fades, work can be the last thing on your mind. However, even though you may be dreaming of the beach, few of us can afford to quit working altogether during the summer. Fortunately, by becoming a travel nurse, you can get the best of both worlds. Why travel nursing? Travel nursing offers a number of benefits you can enjoy all year long, especially in the summer.
May 31, 2016