Monthly Archives: October 2010

University of Maryland Baltimore Study shows Nurses Need More Sleep.

A University of Maryland Baltimore Study reports that Nurses sleep an average of 5.5 hours between their 12 hour shifts. The study showed there a correlation between this and errors. I worked night shift for 11 years, most of that … Continue reading

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“Sleep Tight – Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite.”

Why did I decide to write about bed bugs? I teach a class on communicable diseases and this has caused me to follow this growing concern in the United States. I also have family members who travel and personally I … Continue reading

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Limitations to the September 23, 2010 provisions of the Healthcare Reform – Affordability Care Act. Are you covered?

On September 23, 2010 certain provisions of the Healthcare Reform – The Affordability Care Act went into effect: Adult children can stay on their parents healthcare plans until the age of 26 years old – does not apply to young … Continue reading

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