Monthly Archives: April 2016

Working rotating night shifts may lead to increased risk of disease

Nothing is tougher than flip-flopping from days to nights. You already know that it wreaks havoc on your circadian rhythm and social life…and now, according to a new nurse study, working rotating night shifts may also harm your long-term health. … Continue reading

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Nurses, shovel your way to a healthier you

It’s confession time. I have a certain sense of personal pride when it comes to my overall fitness. I’d like to consider myself ‘fit’ or at the very least ‘not sedentary’. I’d like to think that most physical ‘challenges’ that … Continue reading

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5 winter self-care must-haves for nurses

Winter is in full swing right now. Depending on where you live, you could be looking at two to three more months of cold weather. What can you do to keep the wintertime blues at bay and take great care … Continue reading

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Cold and flu tea recipe

In the cold winter months, nurses are especially at risk for catching viruses from patients and coworkers. While there may never be a cure for the common cold, this herbal remedy is the next best thing. This mug of hot … Continue reading

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May I have your attention, please? The hospital will be closing shortly.

Ahhh. Doors shut. Lights off. Hospital closed for the night. If only this were true. (Insert dream sequence…) We all know the hospital doesn’t function like the local town store with posted Store Hours. The hospital never closes. It operates … Continue reading

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5 easy make-at-home infused waters for nurses

You know you should drink more water, but those sugary drinks all aglow in the vending machine at 3 AM sure are tempting. Break the spell for good this year by arming yourself with any of these clever water concoctions—we … Continue reading

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10 most exciting jobs in nursing

A cool job…what’s that? The best answer is that it’s a job that lets you do things you love – at work – and get paid well for it. You could also add great growth potential as a criteria, too. … Continue reading

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