Health care workers improve their craft — through literature

Health care workers improve their craft — through literature

Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds.

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Diagnosing and treating sciatica

Diagnosing and treating sciatica

Anyone suffering from sciatica can say that the pain can be intense, from the back all the way down the leg. Those who are overweight, smoke, don't exercise or even wear high heels can make the pain worse. And while exercising can keep you fit, it can also lead to nerve pain. But episodes generally...

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The most basic language, dance, brings out the unutterable

Dance brings out the unutterable

For eons societies around the world have used dance to express feelings and to help people heal. Those concepts are embodied in contemporary dance/movement therapy that was founded as a profession in the 1940s.

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Alzheimer's researcher calls for more volunteers in studies

Alzheimer's researcher calls for help in studies

The war on Alzheimer's disease has yet to make giant strides, but there have been significant steps. One neuropsychologist is doing new research and needs help.

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When it's time to clock out on technology

When it's time to clock out on technology

A 24/7, Internet-connected reality can feel like running in place, forever busy without accomplishing anything. But there's a movement to embrace at least one real day off for your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.

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Vaping may still have risks
As vaping culture gets hot, some drop cigarettes but maybe not all the risks
Treadmill safety
Treadmill safety starts with common sense
Moby's road to veganism
Moby maps his road to veganism

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