Every time I hear that there is a nursing shortage in America, I feel myself cringe. There is not a shortage of nurses in America. There is a shortage of nurses who choose to work at the bedside. There is a reason, and it is called post-traumatic stress disorder.
Washington state Sen. Maureen Walsh (R-Walla Walla) became a national headline for alleging that “[nurses] probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day” during debate on legislation mandating break periods. Many nurses have mailed decks of cards to Walsh and posted pictures of blood-spattered emergency department walls in order to call attention to “last night’s card game,” driving home the point that they aren’t “playing” anything at work.
Five minutes of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) daily can improve cardiovascular health, enhance fitness and sports performance, and sharpen cognitive function, according to preliminary clinical trial results from University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) researchers.
When Sterling Witt was a teenager in Missouri, he was diagnosed with scoliosis. Before long, the curvature of his spine started causing chronic pain. It was "this low-grade kind of menacing pain that ran through my spine and mostly my lower back and my upper right shoulder blade and then even into my neck a little bit," Witt says.
Eating delicious foods that burn fat and result in weight loss seems too good to be true. However, many foods that promote weight loss—including fruits and nuts—are delicious and healthy. Plus, these foods are packed with nutritional goodies, such as antioxidants and fiber.
A Lifesaver With A Catch: Powerful New Cancer Drugs Can Trigger Diabetes — And No One Is Certain Why
The first two rounds of treatment went off without a hitch. But last November, after receiving a third dose of potent immunotherapy for his skin cancer, Rich Lenihan started to feel tired and weak.
In recent years, a flood of cannabis and cannabis-derived products like CBD have entered the market – often claiming to cure or treat an array of health issues and ailments.
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