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June Is Men's Health Month – 5 Diseases That Disproportionately Affect Men

Understanding 5 Health Issues That Disproportionately Affect Men

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June has been set as National Men’s Health Month, and during June 12-18, National Men’s Health Week is celebrated. First set forth by a Congressional health education program, National Men’s Health Month has grown into a celebration that’s observed across […]

National Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month – 5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy!

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy

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The Alzheimer’s Association has set June as National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. This holiday month has been established not just to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s, but to promote healthy lifestyles that lead to healthy brains, and an overall better […]

World No Tobacco Day Is May 31st – Understanding The Damage Caused By Tobacco Use

Understanding The Damage Caused By Tobacco Use

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The World Health Organization has designated May 31st as “World No Tobacco Day”, and has dedicated this day to spreading awareness about the harmful, damaging health effects of tobacco. This year, the theme of World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco […]

The Friday Before Memorial Day Is -Don't Fry-Day!- Learn How You Can Reduce Your Risk Of Skin Cancer This Summer!
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The Friday Before Memorial Day Is “Don’t Fry-Day!” Learn How You Can Reduce Your Risk Of Skin Cancer This Summer!

Spring has officially sprung – and summer is just around the corner! That means that it’s almost time for fun, sun, and outdoor recreation. You’ll certainly appreciate that if you’ve spent a long winter cooped up in your hospital caring […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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