Smoking Cessation

When I think of smoking: A nurse’s perspective

Smoking, like poor diet choices and lack of exercise are those things in your life you should either eliminate or whittle down to an “almost never” activity. Back when I was a green-behind-the-ears nurse, I learned exactly why.

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Why nurses smoke

We know what nicotine does to us, yet many nurses continue puffing away. In my “top five reasons nurses are unhealthy” series I explore the excuses…and my responses!

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How to break the smoking break habit

We all know it: Nursing is a highly stressful job. We deal with people in pain. We deal with chronic illness and death. Here are four ways of exposing not your unhealthy self, but your heart.

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