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Keeping fit aids bone and joint health whilst aging

Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging, according to a review of the latest research on senior athletes (ages 65 and up) appearing in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). 470 more words

Cathy S. Uhde RN

Introduction

I make a living assisting residents of a psychiatric residential facility get through their daily lives.

Or rather, their nights, as I work the night shift. 184 more words

Natural light makes for happier, more alert nurses

Hospital patients seeking the best possible care may be advised to consider the health and well-being of the nurses who look after them. New research suggests nurses who work in natural light have lower blood pressure, are in better moods when they serve patients, and show other signs of improved well-being over nurses who work in artificially lit surroundings with fewer windows. 523 more words

Cathy S. Uhde RN

US nursing supplies boosted by RNs' delayed retirement

Older registered nurses are working longer than in the past, one reason that the nation’s supply of RNs has grown substantially in recent years, according to a new study. 334 more words

Cathy S. Uhde RN

My Great Escape: finding the roads to freedom

Last month, I read a letter in The Psychologist:

“Professor Alec Rodger . . . at Birkbeck, underlined that in developing a career there were at least two opposing strategies . 549 more words

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