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March 24, 2014

Cleanliness: The Cornerstone of Good Patient Care

Photo of handwashing

Does anyone know a clean-freak? Maybe you are one. Cleanliness is important for many reasons – most notably because it helps us avoid illness. We have learned a great deal about prevention of illness and infections through proper methods of cleansing and sanitation. Global sanitation prevents premature death According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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May 6, 2013

Nurses Exemplify “Doing for Others”

Nurse in service

Early historical records of nursing as we know it describes nurses serving in a volunteer capacity through the early church. This legacy of service is timeless considering the current educational model of “Service Learning.” Service learning is a tool being encouraged in learning institutions, and is based on the premise that classroom learning is enhanced […]

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April 22, 2013

To Sleep or Not to Sleep?

Woman sleeping

How can we get it all done? Where can we find time to work, spend time with family and friends, go to school and have fun? As we choose how to spend our 24 hours, some tough decisions have to be made. Often many other things take priority over our sleep and we do not […]

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September 10, 2012

Why is Eating Breakfast so Important?

Eat-breakfast

What are your first thoughts when you wake up in the morning? We often feel more tired than hungry. Most of us would rather spend a few extra minutes sleeping than fixing breakfast. If you choose to skip breakfast, this is the first dilemma; blood-sugar levels are very low as you begin your day of […]

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