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Nursing’s Newest Problem: The Young Eating The Old

In 1976, we couldn’t wait to be nurses. Our starched white dresses with the nurse caps and stripes symbolized our graduation status as we were called one by one to receive our diploma and a rose.

Dogs Sense Their Owners' Anxiety, Leading Them To Feel Stressed Out Themselves

Playing with your dog may feel like a major stress reliever, but your stress might actually be spreading to your pet. A new study found that dogs can pick up on their owners' anxiety. And while this is the first known study of its kind to show the synchronization between the emotions of pet owners and their pets, the research may have important effects on the way that we interact with our canine pals.

6 Symptoms Of Breast Cancer That Are Not A Lump

Lumps get most of the attention when you think about the symptoms of breast cancer. You’ve probably heard that you should check your breasts regularly and be on the lookout for new or unusual bumps you can't remember being there before.

Summer Depression Is a Thing — Here’s What You Need to Know

For some, sunny summer days can cause low moods and anxious thoughts.Every winter of my life, it arrives as surely as the below-freezing temperatures or sales on swimsuits: Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD or seasonal depression.

Hospital Employees' Food Purchases At Work Linked To Obesity, Diabetes, And Cardiac Problems

Hospital employees are what they eat ... at work. A new study finds that hospital employees who purchased the least healthy food in the cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease when compared to employees who made healthier purchases.

Protect Yourself And Your Standard Of Living As A Nurse

This article is about learning to protect yourself and your standard of living as a nurse. Now that I am considered a seasoned nurse, I have concluded that there are many essential aspects of the nursing profession that are not discussed during nursing school.


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