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Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Sheila Johnson Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic  The coronavirus outbreak has created a frightening situation for many people. However, there are many ways to keep yourself and others safe at home and out in… Read More ›

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Nurse Practitioner Workforce Doubles

The nurse practitioner workforce more than doubled over a seven-year span as the healthcare industry ramps up primary care, according to new research.  The number of NPs grew at an unprecedented rate across major professions from around 91,000 in 2010… Read More ›

Closing California’s Health Provider Gap: Get The Facts About AB 890

January 9, 2020
Los Angeles Times
Editorial: Unleash nurse practitioners to improve Californians’ access to healthcare

One of the fundamental problems with the U.S. healthcare system is that it’s costlier than just about any other country’s, and yet it does not deliver notably better results. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-01-09/nurse-practitioner-limits-ab-890?fbclid=IwAR28sSBBBu-aN0EvK4bvnDcbGx2-Onp7vpWeom6X90QyXwQtSg5_GWwDlbg

GET HIIT

By Paul Villaire FNP-BC As we age we are subject to a certain amount of muscle loss, which begins in our 30’s. The decline can lead to up to 30% muscle mass loss over our lifespan. Loss of strength, flexibility,… Read More ›

7 Strategies Healthcare Organizations Can Take To Prevent Provider Burnout

In an article from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality burnout is described as a syndrome characterized by emotional exhaustion that results in depersonalization and decreased personal accomplishment at work. The emotionally exhausted clinician is overwhelmed by work to… Read More ›

Nurse Practitioners See Largest Pay Bump Among APRNs

Nurse practitioners (NPs) saw the biggest gross pay increase — 6% — among advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in 2017, according to the latest Medscape APRN Salary Report.

Mediterranean Best Diet of 2019

The Mediterranean diet has earned the top spot as the best overall diet in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report annual diet rankings. Last year, the perennial favorite tied for top place with the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, but this year it bumped DASH to second.

7 TIPS TO GET A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

We all need our beauty sleep. Sleep and our circadian rhythms are far more important than most people realize. Sleep gives our body and mind an opportunity to repair, rest and regenerate. We all know how tempting it is to stay up late and set the alarm too early. Restricting our sleep comes at a cost. By Paul Villaire FNP-BC

What You need to Know About The Mediterranean Diet’s Multiple Benefits

The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating and includes delicious olive oil and if you choose – a glass of red wine. The Mediterranean diet characterizes the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea and affords many health benefits.

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