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Self-care during a single shift

Learn how to incorporate intentional moments of calm into your workday.  Takeaways: Reducing burnout, a work-based phenomenon, requires self-care practiced in the work setting. Brief...

Making New Year’s resolutions? Try these tips from Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™

Many people are eager to turn the page and begin the new year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And, given the added stress on...

Nurse fatigue: The silent epidemic

Mitigating this serious threat to health and safety Are you getting the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period? According to...

Elephant in the room

When there is an elephant in the room, introduce it… Those who watch the news, particularly CNN, have seen the COVID-19 ticker that often appears...

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Year Three Highlights 2019-2020

Year in Review Possibilities unlimited, indeed! Nurses are facing COVID-19, racial inequities, financial concerns, and an increasing public mental health crisis. But nurses are prevailing...

Why exercise is so important during menopause

According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s National Nursing Workforce Study, about 91% of RNs are women, and their average age...

Healthy food trends

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines a healthy nurse as one who actively focuses on creating and maintaining a balance and synergy of physical,...

Nurses, NPs, and other APRNs on the front lines of COVID-19: How do we protect the nursing workforce?

Today, we cannot escape the turmoil of living every moment of every day immersed within the chaos of the novel COVID-19 pandemic. Registered nurses...

A novel strain of coronavirus: What nurses need to know (Updated)

This rapidly evolving outbreak deserves your full attention. Editor’s note (3/30/20): The COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019) situation is fluid. We encourage readers to refer to the...

‘Health’s Up’ podcast is the dream of a wannabe school nurse

Health’s Up is a podcast that explores healthy choices through child voices.   Health’s Up is an experiment in health education. The brainchild of Kristi Westphaln,...

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menopause and sleep problems

Menopause and Sleep Problems

Data shows that sleep disturbances increase in prevalence during the menopausal transition, with the most common complaint being nighttime awakenings. Take our quick three-question survey...