Monthly Archives: August 2019

Nursing’s newest problem: The young eating the old

DEBBIE MOORE-BLACK, RN | POLICY | JUNE 3, 2019 In 1976, we couldn’t wait to be nurses. Our starched white dresses with the nurse caps and stripes symbolized our graduation status as we were called one by one to receive  our diploma and a rose. We took an oath to care for the sick, to be professional, to critically… Read more »

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Gratitude

BY JAMIE DUCHARME  NOVEMBER 20, 2017 Now is the season to think about what makes you most thankful, but research supports making it a year-round habit. Many studies have found there are benefits of gratitude — both mental and physical — and all it takes to enjoy them is a little bit of introspection. Here are seven… Read more »

Is Sugar as Bad for Kids as It Is for Adults?

BY MARKHAM HEID  AUGUST 1, 2019 Kids love sweets. Of course, so do many adults. But even those grown-ups with a serious sweet tooth would likely struggle to polish off a big bag of candy, while the average kid would relish that chore. “Even during infancy, newborns have an innate preference for breast milk because of its… Read more »