In a recent Harvard Business Review blog, David Armano writes about the six pillars of influence that leads to measurably favorable outcomes.
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Even without being a trained health care professional, the layperson can literally take charge of a situation, initiate a simple movement, called Hands-Only CPR, that can literally save a life.
There's no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it's escalating in epic proportions. Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.
When thinking about someone having a heart attack, it's easy to think about the classic Hollywood example: the person clutching their chest, gasping for a breath. But this version can be misleading.
When you need to take liquid medicine, do you reach for the kitchen spoon? If you do, you're not alone but most likely you're not measuring the dosage accurately and it could be disastrous.
Most people who are addicted to smoking need help to quit. There are programs to help, but unfortunately many are not getting the help they need because health insurance plans don't cover treatments.
The next time you head out for food shopping, read the ingredients on the side or back label. The ingredients will give you a better idea if the product you are about to buy is healthy or not.
Recognized for its ability to help improve heart health, the Mediterranean Diet also can help kick-start a flagging libido.
You can probably tell from my posts that I keep things very impersonal and professional. I don't tell you much about who I am. I really need to loosen up!
Wouldn't it be cool if we could just choose when we want a little drama in our lives? A little drama is a good thing, but too much can wreak havoc on our health.
Sometimes, it's the simple things that we can do to help improve our outlook and health.
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a serious medical condition that can easily be overlooked because it mimics so many other disorders.
Have you ever been in a public bathroom and noticed the number of people that don't wash their hands?
I use Twitter and I like it. As a registered nurse, twitter helps me promote health and wellness and it helps me educate the public on vital health topics.
"Pharming" is when teens swap prescription and/or over-the-counter medications and take them all at once, often with alcohol, to get high. This has become a popular and dangerous trend among teens.
Both living in the moment and picturing your future can rejuvenate you.
Two TV nursing dramas debut next month. Only one seems to have potential to represent the real lives of nurses.
Patients don't just want to engage with doctors and nurses via social networking sites and new technologies. They also value face-to-face connection, collaboration and respect.
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