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Why Yoga is Beneficial for Traveling Nurses
What is the key to any effective exercise program? Consistency is how you achieve results with any type of exercise, but it is also one thing that is difficult for travel nurses to find. There are many benefits to making travel part of your nursing career, but it takes work to establish a fitness routine that provides results.
June 17, 2015
Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. Protect yourself and those around you to ensure a fun-filled, safe summer. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as it heats up.
June 4, 2015
4 Steps to Become a Neonatal Nurse
If you love working with babies and enjoy a challenge, then how about considering a career in neonatal care? The National Association of Neonatal Nurses describes this career choice as a subspecialty that allows you to work with at-risk newborns. These babies may be born prematurely, have birth defects or a significant medical problem such as infections or cardiac defects.
May 28, 2015
Nurse Health Tip of the Month: How to Curb Sugar Cravings
As a nurse, you understand that addiction is about binging, withdrawal and craving. From a medical standpoint, this means that people get addicted to more than just street drugs. Sugar, for example, can be a strong influence, because it works the addiction and reward pathways of the brain just as effectively as cocaine or nicotine.
May 26, 2015
8 Reasons Why Nursing Is Growing in Popularity
While it seems that nursing has always been a popular choice for hard working scholars, in recent years nursing has grown even faster, making up the majority of jobs the healthcare industry. Job openings are increasing each year, and more and more people are choosing this career path every day, but what does it mean? Here are benefits of nursing that make this career so popular: 1.
May 21, 2015
Preventive Care Saves Lives
More than 100,000 lives could be saved each year if everyone in the U.S. received recommended clinical preventive care. Don't be a statistic; follow these easy and helpful tips to prevent health issues in the future.
May 15, 2015
Tips to Help You Kick Your Smoking Habit in 2015
Nurses, like anyone, can get caught up in the cycle of nicotine abuse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 18 out of every 100 adults in the United States smoke cigarettes. Many smokers start in their teens, so even though a nurse is fully aware of the health consequences, quitting is not an easy task, especially when you have a high stress job.
May 15, 2015
How to Shorten your Morning Routine & Get There Faster
Although the job is rewarding, travel nurses are often asked to work long hours that leaves little “me-time.” In many cases, these hectic schedules lead to a lack of sleep, which causes nurses to feel exhausted and defeated before the day even begins. Fortunately, you can carve out a little extra time for sleep before work by simply shortening your morning routine.
May 14, 2015