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Medications & daily exercise: Potential adverse reactions

One of the most important care suggestions nurses and other healthcare providers may have for their patients is to exercise more. A recent article...
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How to Recover from Night Shifts

Nurses are no strangers to the ill-effects of working night shifts. Aside from being physically draining, a graveyard schedule can also put them at...
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The power of the positive

Being positive in a negative situation is not naïve. It’s leadership. — Ralph S. Marston, Jr., author and publisher of The Daily Motivator website Nurses may encounter...

Exercise your right to be fit!

Nearly all of us—especially nurses—know exercise is good for our physical and mental health. But incorporating it into our busy lives can be a...

When asthma escalates to an emergency

In asthma, airway inflammation leads to airway obstruction, which may be chronic or arise as an acute symptom exacerbation. Asthma signs and symptoms range...

Study: Efforts to reduce smoking may reduce suicide

A study in Nicotine & Tobacco Research reports that population interventions (cigarette excise tax, smoke-free air policies) seem to reduce the incidence of suicide....

Study: Nearly 80% of deaths in first three decades of life traced to unintentional...

According to a report published in Lancet, nearly 80% of US deaths in first three decades of life are due to unintentional injury or...

Moderate dietary protein intake may reduce stroke risk

People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein,...

Study: Too much TV viewing can increase mortality

Adults who watch TV 3 hours or more a day may double their risk of premature death compared to those who watch less, according...

How do nurses measure up? A first look at results of ANA’s HealthyNurse™ Health...

Gain insight into nurses’ health practices and obtain feedback on your own health.

Reaching the end game: Total population health

Our editor-in-chief discusses the importance of population health.

Study: Obesity rate continue to climb worldwide

Worldwide, there has been a significant increase in rates of obesity and overweight in both adults (28% increase) and children (up by 47%) in...

FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes

On April 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tanzeum (albiglutide) subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise,...