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Health and Fitness Guru Joanie Greggains and Nurses Say NO to Keystone

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We all know good things happen to bad people or is it bad things happen to good people? Well anyway a few weeks ago over 4000 people were on a lovely Gulf of Mexico Carnival cruise—which turned into a major disaster. The crew and passengers were left to fend for themselves and, boy, things got as bad as things can get. It’s also kind of amazing that we haven’t heard much, if anything, about this in the aftermath? Hmmmm. Our medical records should be so private!! Oh–of course they are–HIPAA!

Casey: “The crazy part of that whole thing? Who was making these incredibly stupid decisions, it seemed to have gone from bad to worse. God help the nurse on that cruise!”

Shayne: “Well Casey it is our lucky day because earlier this week we caught up with one of the ship’s nurses. Lets listen…”

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Shayne: “Well, Casey, this feels like another 5 minutes of our lives wasted.”

We do have a great show this week. We are joined by California RN Sherri Stoddard, a veteran nurse with 31 years of labor and delivery on her resume. Sherri is passionate about her career and no less passionate about the health of her community and the country. She talks with us about the health and safety effects of the proposed Keystone Pipeline, and why nurses and healthcare professionals are opposed to it. Whether you are for or against the pipeline, the truth is there are short and long term health and environmental effects that all of us should be aware of. Sherri Stoddard also sits on the Board of Directors of the California Nurses Association.

Nurses oppose Keystone
Nurses at Stop Keystone rally in San Francisco Feb. 17, also call for a tax on Wall Street speculation with portions of the revenue to go for fighting climate change

And later—Bay Area health and fitness legend, Joanie Greggains will be in studio with us. Joanie will talk about her new segment called “Fit Happens.” The segment is heard only on Nurse Talk and premieres March 9th. She’ll also be talking about what nurses can do to take care of themselves. You know we caregivers take care of everyone else and if there is anything left over we take care of ourselves. Stick around Joanie is always fun and has great information about health and fitness.

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