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    5 White Lies We Tell Our Doctors

    5 White Lies We Tell Our Doctors
    It starts harmlessly enough: you’re sitting in a doctor’s examining room, reflecting on how well you’ve taken care of your body since your last visit a year ago. Sure, you might have hit the bars more and the gym less than you meant to, but you think you’ve been pretty good overall. Not so fast—on second thought, those habits also mean ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    High-Calorie Condiments (and Healthier Alternatives)

    High-Calorie Condiments (and Healthier Alternatives)
    I just had a healthy-eating wake-up call. After purchasing a few sessions with a trainer at my gym, I started writing down what I was eating. When I proudly showed up with my dutifully recorded log of healthy meals, I was expecting praise and maybe even a congratulatory high-five for my smart eating choices. After Sarah, my trainer, quickly tracked her ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Healthy Eating Habits Inspired by Natalie Portman

    Healthy Eating Habits Inspired by Natalie Portman
    Oscar nominee Natalie Portman has been a strict vegetarian her whole life and strongly believes in animal rights. Being a vegetarian involves following a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, nuts and seeds, with or without dairy products or eggs. Vegetarians do not eat meat products such as game, poultry or seafood. Below are five ways vegetarianism can improve your ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    You've seen the pink ribbons, but do you know how many American women actually get breast cancer? One in eight. While America may have the highest rates of breast cancer in the world, other countries are catching up, thanks to changes in diet, lifestyle, and exposure to carcinogens. We don't have a cure, but this is our video version of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The World's Progress on Breast Cancer

    In honor of National Women's Health Week, we've looked at the fight against breast cancer around the world. We've looked at how the United States—and other member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development—are performing in three categories: improvement in the five-year survival rate for breast cancer, the mortality rate per 100,000 women, and the percentage of women ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week

    National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week
    Celebrate National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week with NursingLink! What is it? Nurse-Managed Health Clinics, also known as Nurse-Managed Health Centers, are clinics lead by advanced practice nurses and nurse practitioners. These clinics offer services like primary care, disease prevention, and promote various health issues to those who need it. Patients are most often living in poverty without health insurance, and/or belong ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    8 Celebrity Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories

    8 Celebrity Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories
    This year alone, nearly 1.5 million people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer, according to Cancer.org statistics. The battle against the deadly disease rages on daily, and prevention and awareness is a major part of that effort. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and organizers are pulling out all stops to shed light on the issue, including seeking a ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The ‘Skinny’ On Hospital Food

    The ‘Skinny’ On Hospital Food
    Dear Sean, Confession: I’m a new nurse and can’t seem to get into the habit of prepaaring my lunches from home. I always end up eating in the cafeteria and I’m gaining weight! I know different hospitals probably offer different selections, but what would you recommend for a healthy, FILLING lunch that will get me through my entire shift? I’m a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Stress-Relief Tips On and Off the Shift

    10 Stress-Relief Tips On and Off the Shift
    How many times have you complained about stress only to have someone make the half-hearted suggestion “Go get a massage.” Not that massages aren’t great, but who has the time? There have to be other options out there for nurses to shake off stress! We asked experts and you, our readers, for some great ideas for beating stress, and your ideas, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Alcohol and Caffeine: A Dangerous Mix

    Alcohol and Caffeine: A Dangerous Mix
    Mixing caffeine and alcohol is hardly a new trend; Irish coffee, for example, has warmed many a belly in the United States since the 1950s. And as long as such drinks have been around, so has the question of whether combining a stimulant (caffeine) and a depressant (alcohol) poses any health risks. However, unlike the newer alcohol-caffeine fusion cocktails that are ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    There's No 'I' in Weight Loss

    There's No 'I' in Weight Loss
    OK. Yes, I can spell. Heh heh, there literally is an 'I' in weight loss, yes I can see that. I'm talking figuratively. You know the old motivational saying of "There is no 'I' in T.E.A.M."? Well, I'm sort-of stealing that concept. This time of the year is THE hardest time of the year to maintain our health and wellness (including ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Confessions of a Sugar Addict

    Confessions of a Sugar Addict
    I have a story to share today about being a sugar addict! Truth is always better than fiction when getting a point across in my opinion. It's because one can relate to the human struggles, and hopefully learn from the mistakes made. My story starts with CELEBRATION! Kelly, my 27 year old daughter, just finished nursing school. Yep! She finally decided ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Keeping Germs off Your Hair, Hands and Face

    Keeping Germs off Your Hair, Hands and Face
    We all want to look good at work, but we want to stay healthy as well. In Part II of The Perils of Beauty, Dr. Brady and Nurse Rebekah talked about white lab coats as carriers of germs. Here, they tackle your hair, hands and face. Nurse Rebekah: Our last stop on this adventure through hospital wardrobe is hair. I have ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    This is Where You're Fat

    An update on our collective waistline: The Trust for America's Health has a new report out, with the blunt title "F as in Fat," and the news isn't good. The map above shows America's obesity rates state by state. They hover in the 25 to 30 percent range. To put that in perspective, in 1991, no state had an obesity ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What Your Workout Choices Say About You

    What Your Workout Choices Say About You
    What you wear says a lot about you, as does where you buy your groceries (yuppie Whole Foods shopper or Waldbaum’s bargain hunter?), how you commute to work (conscientious cycler or SUV gas guzzler?), and even what you order for lunch (disciplined salad muncher or zest-for-life pasta fiend?). It’s the little things that draw the biggest pictures of our personality. So ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Untested Chemicals in Consumer Products

    There are more than 50,000 chemicals in use in industrial processes and in consumer products that we know very little about from a safety perspective—meaning safe for our health, and safe for the planet. Why? Because, as Scientific American writes, "The 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act does not require chemicals to be registered or proven safe before use." Regular readers ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Reasons Why Nurses Get Sick

    10 Reasons Why Nurses Get Sick
    We clean everything we can get our hands on. While this can be great for fighting off those nasty bugs that can wreak havoc on your immune system, there really is some truth to the saying, “Too much of a good thing is bad.” Here are the top ten reasons why we get sick despite all that cleaning. Not Washing Our ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    How to Become a Healthier Nurse

    How to Become a Healthier Nurse
    Your worst days and weakest moments are what determine success or failure in the battle against the bulge and your efforts to have a healthier you. Say what? We all have them. Good days (or great days) and those horrible moments of weakness and lack of motivation. The good days are easy. You’re feeling healthy. You have all the energy you ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    6 (Semi) Healthy Foods That Get a Bad Rap

    6 (Semi) Healthy Foods That Get a Bad Rap
    For years, nutrition advice could be summed up something like this: If you like eating or drinking (fill in the blank), it’s bad for you. Health experts blacklisted sugar, butter, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, and eggs. The Grim Reaper, it seemed, doubled as tiramisu cake. So we abstained from these forbidden foods or flagellated ourselves while indulging in them. No longer! Researchers ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Can You Fake Yourself Happy?

    Can You Fake Yourself Happy?
    Today is a particularly frustrating day for you; in fact, you might even categorize it as a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. (Okay, maybe you’re having a great day, but for the sake of the story, just go with me.) In this situation, you have one of two choices: wallow in misery and let your grumpy mood fester, or ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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