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As we just explored what burnout is and how it can be impacting your well being, here are 5 ways to fight back and stop burnout in your life today: Recognize your main stressors. Focus on pinpointing what is causing you the most stress at...

It’s springtime and that means it is time for spring fruits and vegetables! Spring foods include asparagus, avocados, broccoli, lettuce, pineapple, strawberries and much more.  Shopping for foods that are in-season means getting them fresh, in larger quantity and usually cheaper.  Not to mention, they...

April is upon us, and that means spring-cleaning, or at least planning for it.  Spring-cleaning is an American tradition that transitions us from the winter season into the summer.  In previous eras when heating up one’s home through a fireplace was essential, spring-cleaning was used...

Home safety is essential to keeping you and your family safe and for preparing you for possible home emergencies.  According to the National Safety Council, in 2016 there were 161,374 preventable injury-related deaths.  They also report that this number has increased 86% in the last...

Boundaries are defined as a line that marks the limits of an area. Personally, this relates to how you allow others to behave toward you and how you respond. In terms of relationships, boundaries can be physical, emotional, material, mental, spiritual, and sexual. Boundaries can...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

In the United States, food allergies have steadily increased among Americans in the past several decades.  There is ongoing research being done to figure out why there is this increase and what we can do to make changes for future generations.  In the healthcare field,...

Written correspondence is a timeless form of communication that has advanced in our era since the invention of computers and cell phones. With technology advancement, less formal writing styles have appeared through email, text messaging, the internet, etc.   However, it is important to be aware...

Drug interactions are when a drug is taken along with another substance that then causes the drug to perform differently.  Drug interactions are important to be aware of and know how to avoid because of the potential harm they can cause.  According to a recent...

In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

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