Nurse Talk Short for 04-17-2014


Brought to her knees in Australia, Smart Cars turned over like babies and finding your way with elder parents.



In My Day…We Used Honey for Everything

In my day, honey was the most used product in my mothers medicine cabinet besides vinegar and the rectal thermometer. If I had muscle cramps, she made me take two teaspoons of honey with my meals and told me to stop complaining. If I had a sore throat, she gave me tea with lemon and honey, fever or not, and she told me to stop complaining. My moth[Read more]

Marti Smith on the California Safe Lift Bill

California Nurses Association' s Government Relations Lead Marti Smith talks about enforcement of the California Safe Lift Bill. The bill, AB 1136, was passed into law in January of 2012 yet some California hospitals are still not in compliance.

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Personal Training & Exercise Jimmy Fucello, a personal trainer and running back, shares with us some of the benefits of exercise: it protects bone health, muscle mass, and helps prevent diseases and reduces stress.   Jimmy takes us through some simple exercises (both compound and isolation exercises), and explains the benefits of each.  We do so[Read more]

Global Day of Action by Nurses, Healthcare Workers in 13 Countries

Big Actions Across World Highlight Global Day of Action by Nurses, Healthcare Workers in 13 Countries United in Call for End to Austerity, Healthcare Cuts, and a Robin Hood Tax  Major nurse and healthcare union organizations marched, rallied, and held other actions in 13 countries Tuesday, September 17th, in the first c[Read more]

The Most Perfect Gifts are the Ones You Think You Don’t Want

You've probably heard it said that happy people do not make good writers. It's true, the kinds of things happy people have to write about sound either unbelievable, braggy, or just plain boring. I suppose this is why I haven't written in a while. Life is going well. I'm at the end of the movie where it shows the viewer what the people effected by [Read more]