Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-10-31 18:25
Whoa there Nelly! It’s Halloween, the start of a three-month long season that’s almost guaranteed to add eight pounds of adipose tissue to everyone, especially those with weak willpower. Don’t you be one of the unthinking nurses who snacks right out of your skinny jeans.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-10-29 15:18
As a health care professional, news about the progression of Ebola may cause you to feel stress, fear and a general anxiety about your personal health. That's to be expected -- who wouldn't be apprehensive when there's a medical emergency and your vocation puts right in the middle of it.
Submitted by Dee Fletcher on Mon, 2014-10-27 11:27
Whether due to biological or socioeconomic factors, statistics show that mortality rates among African American women are higher even though they account for fewer new cases of breast cancer. Fortunately, by understanding the nature of breast cancer across racial and ethnic divides, minority populations can decrease potential risks for late-stage, advanced breast cancer.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Tue, 2014-10-21 19:08
Nurses are, of course, worried about the spread of Ebola. Everyday folks, outside of healthcare, are also frightened. Today news headlines are hyper-focused on the latest developments in the continuing Ebola battle.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Thu, 2014-10-16 14:58
One of the biggest issues in health care today is stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Nurses need to know as much as possible about the virus, and how to effectively treat patients. Here is what we can learn from other communities who have been affected by Ebola.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-10-15 18:45
Is your hospital ready? A recent survey by National Nurses United indicated that more than half of the 400 nurses surveyed weren't confident that their hospitals could deal with an Ebola patient. The survey has certainly touched a nerve with nurses who will be on the front lines of caring for any patient with suspected or diagnosed Ebola.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Wed, 2014-10-15 13:39
News that a second nurse in Texas has been struck with the deadly Ebola virus is likely to send an unprecedented sense of alarm through the public and health care community. It also renews focus on the CDC's recently updated Ebola infection prevention and control
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Mon, 2014-10-06 10:26
Given the ever-changing schedules of most nurses, a morning routine is hardly ever typical. Whatever time of day you have to get ready and out the door, there are a few tasks you can do to simplify your routine without too much hassle!
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-10-01 12:02
With all the upheaval surrounding the Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare), there is great news for Latinos. In the past year, significant numbers of Latinos have obtained health insurance coverage.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Tue, 2014-09-30 00:20
Do you have a coworker, friend or family member who is an absolute joy to be around? Are there people in your life who deal with challenges with a smile and a can-do attitude? Happy people work on their thoughts and actions to create and maintain their happiness. You can, too.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Sun, 2014-09-28 23:59
Did you pick up some extra pounds over the summer? Are you less than enthused about pursuing another workout regimen? Consider high-intensity interval training [HIIT], which involves short bursts of intense exercise to burn fat fast, strengthen your heart and preserve muscle.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Sun, 2014-09-28 19:31
As a nurse, the way you work is always evolving, whether that means changes in technology, workspace, or workflow. You’ve probably already experienced dizzying shifts, big and small, at your hospital or clinic.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Sat, 2014-09-27 20:33
No doubt about it, nursing is an extremely demanding profession. Not only is it mentally demanding, but physically demanding as well. After a stressful 12 hour shift working out is the last thing a nurse may want to do because their body aches from a hard days’ work.