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A Deadly (But Beatable) Condition Killing More Than Breast Cancer, AIDS and Prostate Cancer Combined

Did you know September is Sepsis Awareness Month? Few people the medical community even know what sepsis is, let alone know that there is an entire month dedicated to raising awareness about the potentially deadly health condition. Throughout the month, […]

Why You Need To Get Informed About Prostate Cancer

Why You Need To Get Informed About Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., and it’s a time when health advocates and experts busy themselves with raising awareness for the potentially deadly health condition. Additionally, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month aims to do the following: Provide […]

7 Everyday Reactions I Have As A Nurse In GIFs

7 Everyday Reactions I Have As A Nurse In GIFs

We experience some pretty crazy and interesting things throughout our long days of miracle working. Check out these 7 everyday reactions that reflect just how crazy being a nurse is. When the morning coffee hits you just right: via GIPHY When […]

Fighting Cancer With Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Fighting Cancer With Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

As this is one of the most deadly cancers that women around the world face, it’s important to raise awareness about the deadly disease. Awareness saves lives and makes mass prevention possible. Currently, an estimated 21,980 women are diagnosed with […]

Nursing Culture & Why It’s Hard To Stay In Shape

Nursing Culture & Why It’s Hard To Stay In Shape

My name is Lauren Drain and I want to talk to you about the difficulties we as nurses face when it comes to being healthy and staying in shape. We as nurses have an incredibly good track record for going […]

Find Your Center With These Easy Yoga Positions Perfect For Anywhere

Find Your Center With These Easy Yoga Positions Perfect For Anywhere

Yoga has been growing in popularity for years. Not only is it a great workout and helps people strengthen their bodies, it’s also effective for strengthening the mind and relieving stress and tension. Actually, yoga is so popular that it […]

How We Need To Prepare For Natural Disasters

How We Need To Prepare For Natural Disasters

With all the natural disasters that have struck the U.S. in recent weeks, from Hurricane Harvey and Irma to the wildfires that raged across many western states, it seems as good a time as any to discuss disaster preparedness. Fortunately, […]

Do TV Programs Like ‘13 Reasons Why’ Impact Suicide Awareness?

Do TV Programs Like ‘13 Reasons Why’ Impact Suicide Awareness?

Sept. 10, 2017, was World Suicide Prevention Day and marked the beginning of National Suicide Prevention Week. During this annual campaign, state officials and healthcare professionals educate the public about suicide warning signs and prevention in an effort to bring […]

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Keeping Babies Safe With Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month? Throughout the month, parents, healthcare providers, organizations, and government officials will be busy raising awareness about the importance of newborn screening, something that has saved numerous lives over the years. […]

Honoring Recovering Addicts During National Recovery Month

Honoring Recovering Addicts During National Recovery Month

Have you heard? September is National Recovery Month. Millions of people around the world are recovering addicts. During the month of September, we celebrate and honor individuals who took charge of their lives and sought help and treatment for their […]

3 Stories Of Dedicated Nurses Guaranteed To Warm Your Heart

3 Stories Of Dedicated Nurses Guaranteed To Warm Your Heart

The compassion and dedication of nurses inspire them to go above and beyond when caring for patients. For many nurses, their patients hold a special place in their heart and drive them to work harder every day. The following heartwarming […]

Cherokee Revolution 5 Days Of Giveaways Launch Party!

Cherokee Revolution 5 Days Of Giveaways Launch Party!

We’ve partnered up with Cherokee Uniforms for the launch of their new collection, Workwear Revolution! Cherokee is hosting a Revolution launch party at Caesar’s Uniforms in Downey at 8145 Firestone Blvd on September 12. You can get in on the action […]

National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

It’s National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month Did you know it’s National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month? Throughout the month, businesses, community leaders, charities, and families will be working hard to shine a spotlight on a growing problem of traumatic […]

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Fruits and Veggies— More Matters!

Did you know September is Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month? Despite the fact that fruits and vegetables have many vital nutrients and minerals, people aren’t eating enough of them, which means they’re missing important health benefits. According to the […]

Help Patients Age Gracefully

Help Patients Age Gracefully

Help Patients Age Gracefully During Healthy Aging Month As a nurse, you probably already know that September is Healthy Aging Month, a time devoted to encouraging older Americans to adopt healthier habits to help them age gracefully. It’s also a […]