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Every head injury should be considered potentially life-threatening. That’s one of the key messages for this month’s Brain Injury Awareness Month, with a reported 3.6 million people in the US sustaining brain injuries each year. The recent tragic death of 65-year-old actor Bob Saget highlights just how serious any head injury can be. (The actor accidentally hit the back of his head, didn’t realize the severity, and went to sleep,…

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Heart Healthy Tips for Nurses

February 25, 2022

February is American Heart Month and a time to focus on cardiovascular health. It’s critical that nurses take their own health just as seriously as the health of their patients.

The following are 4 ways nurses can boost their heart health and help prevent heart disease:

Exercise regularly- At least 30-60 minutes of physical activity daily can lower your risk of heart disease. If you’d rather spend your days off just…

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There have been many significant African American Nurses throughout history. Since February is Black History Month, we’d like to take this time to honor a few of the outstanding nurses who have made history with their amazing achievements.

The following are 5 Remarkable African American Nurses to honor this Black History Month:

Harriet Tubman (1822-1913) — Many know Harriet Tubman for being a courageous conductor of the Underground Railroad during the…

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