Sharonica Frazier

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How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

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Learning

Men 'feel threatened by intelligent women'

Despite claiming to find intelligent women attractive, men choose not to date someone who is smarter than themselves, according to new research<p>The next time a man tells you that he's attracted to intelligent women, you might want to ask him whether he's ever actually dated one.<p>No, that's not a …

How A Vitamin D Test Misdiagnosed African-Americans

By the current blood test for vitamin D, most African-Americans are deficient. That can lead to weak bones. So many doctors prescribe supplement pills to bring their levels up.<p>But the problem is with the test, not the patients, according to a new study. The vast majority of African-Americans have …

The Need-to-Knows of a Future Nurse

Don't Call Me Just a Nurse

In the first year of my career as a registered nurse, I continued my education, wrapping up my bachelor's degree in nursing, not yet a requirement to work as an RN but a well-worth-it continuation of a degree to make you a more well-rounded and, to be honest, respected nurse. One of the …

Medicine

Nursing exams keep pace with health care tech advances

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Health Care

Primary Care Deserts Exist With And Without Nurse Practitioners

In coming years, the U.S. could see growing shortages in the availability of primary care physicians. With the number of individuals seeking care increasing and the current medical system continuing to incentivize physicians to specialize, the number of available PCPs will decline proportional to …

Nurses Share Life-Affirming Stories For The American Nurse Project

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>For The American Nurse Project, filmmaker Carolyn Jones set out to interview and photograph nurses around the country about their work, and ended up having broader conversations about life, death and things that matter to all of us.<p>Seventy-five portraits of caregivers are collected …

Pet Therapy: 5 Healthy Reasons to Have a Pet

Shutterstock.com<p>Pain Relief<p>Research suggests that spending time with animal pals may help ease your pain.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Fitness Level<p>Active mutts need, well, activity. So it's no surprise that dog owners are more likely to be in shape. They're also more likely to get the vigorous workouts the body …

Meditation may help reduce smoking, study says

August 08, 2013|By Melissa Pandika<p>Modest amounts of meditation may help curb cigarette smoking, even among… (Spirit Rock )<p>Meditating just a modest amount may help curb cigarette smoking, even in smokers who don’t intend to quit, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the …

International Nurses Day 2014: Facts about Nursing Profession You Did Not Know

International Nurses Day 2014: Here is the history, origin and 10 fun facts about nurses you probably did not know.<p>The profession of nursing has been …