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Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

Worrying About Health Can Make You Ill – How Health Anxiety Can Cause Real Diseases

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Can worrying about your health make you sick? A recent study performed in Norway has indicated that health anxiety – a general unease about the state of one’s health, even if they have been confirmed to be healthy – can […]

April 23-29 Is National Sleep Awareness Week – The 5 Ways That Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

5 Ways Quality Sleep Impacts Your Health

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April 23-29 has been set forth by The National Sleep Foundation as National Sleep Week. The National Sleep Foundation has made it their goal to ensure that each and every American is aware of the positive effects of healthful sleep […]

Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

Breaking The Mental Health Taboo In The Nursing Industry

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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 in our lives – including depression, high levels of stress, or anxiety and panic attacks, among […]

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From One Nurse To Another: Take Care Of Yourself FIRST

So let’s be real. We all went into nursing because we genuinely love people. We wanted a career that we felt made a difference. We love taking care of others and walking along side them in the process of healing. […]

May Is Mental Health Month – Understanding The 5 Mental Health Issues Most Common In Nurses
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Understanding The 5 Mental Health Issues Most Common To Nurses

This May, Mental Health America will celebrate the 68th annual Mental Health Month. First established in 1949, Mental Health Month has been founded in order to spread awareness about mental health issues, and educate the public about the most common […]

May Is Global Employee Health And Fitness Month! 4 Ways Better Health Can Be Encouraged In Hospital Staff!
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4 Ways To Encourage Your Hospital Staff In Bettering Their Health

This May, the National Association for Health and Fitness will be celebrating one of their largest yearly events – Global Employee Health And Fitness Month! First established in May 1989, this celebration of health and fitness at the workplace has […]

The 28-Hour Workday Controversy – Do Long Working Hours Help Or Harm Patients_
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The 28-Hour Workday Controversy – Do Long Working Hours Help Or Harm Patients?

In recent days, the medical world has seen itself mixed up in a bit of controversy, related to the long working hours common among medical professionals – including doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff. The root of this controversy lies […]

The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation - And What It Means For Nurses
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The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation – And What It Means For Nurses

Sleep deprivation is a real problem in America. Americans are getting less sleep than ever – approximately 6.8 hours on average, according to bettersleep.org. This is below the recommended physician average of 7-8 hours of sleep per day. The statistics […]

April Is Alcohol Dependence Month – 5 Organs That Are Put At Risk By Excessive Drinking_
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5 Organs That Are Put At Risk By Excessive Drinking

  April has been established by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc (NCADD) as National Alcohol Dependence Month, and April 7 has been designated as National Alcohol Screening Day. This month has been designated as a time […]