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Five Practical Steps To Healing A Negative Body Image

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Struggling with body image is a common problem, but that doesn’t stop it from being destructive to one’s own sense of self-worth. If left alone, a poor self-perception can lead to further mental and emotional conditions such as anorexia, depression or anxiety. However, there are several practical steps you can take to help repair the damage done by a poor body image and gain healing. Below are five of these:…

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Could That Rash Be MRSA?

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If you’ve developed a boil-like skin rash after spending time in a hospital or healthcare facility, it’s important to consider the possibility that the problem might be MRSA. Short for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA is a bacteria that can cause oozing, blister-like rashes on the skin. The scary thing about MRSA is that, as its name suggests, it is resistant to methicillin, the antibiotic that is typically used to treat Staph aureus infections.…

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Not Sure You Can Sustain An Entire Career As A Nurse? What Are Your Alternatives?

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If you’ve been trained and certified as a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN) and are beginning to feel the long-term physical effects of a job that requires you to be on your feet and alert throughout a twelve-hour shift, you may be wondering what else you can do with your degree that may be a bit less physically taxing. Fortunately, your nursing licensure can be an extremely useful tool in your employment arsenal, and you’re likely to be able to find an enjoyable and lucrative job that you’ll be able to continue performing for years without developing joint issues or the other problems that can go hand in hand with a highly physical nursing career.…

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