Search: January 2016

How Healthcare Professionals Can Help the Citizens of Flint, Michigan

Water relief

Since early January, America has been captivated by the public health issue in Flint, Michigan. The crisis started when Flint’s water supply began to be sourced from the Flint River in April 2014. The old pipes corroded and transported water to residents containing lead. After consuming contaminated water for more than 18 months, many children in Flint are now …

Blood Donation FAQ (Infographic)


  Did you know January is National Blood Donor Month? The goal is to increase awareness and blood donations during the winter—one of the most difficult times of year to meet patient needs. According to the American Red Cross, someone in America needs blood every two seconds. It could be an accident victim, cancer patient, …

3 Healthy Snacks to Fuel Your Next Shift


Working in healthcare takes a lot of energy. On average, nurses travel an upwards of 4 miles during an average 12-hour shift! And while coffee helps, a healthy diet is critical to maintaining energy levels and staying focused. Here are three healthy snacks and recipes to help you conquer your shift. Granola Granola is traditionally …

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