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Meet Latrina Walden, the brains behind LWES.

Meet Latrina Walden, the brains behind LWES.

BLACK NURSE PRACTITIONER LAUNCHES PLATFORM TO ASSIST STUDENTS TRANSITIONING INTO PRACTICE. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Meet Latrina Walden, a Family Nurse Practitioner and nursing professor in Atlanta who has launched Latrina Walden Exam Solutions (LWES) – the premier destination for today’s workforce to nurses and NPs – offering career support, NP board preparation, and continuing education...

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‘Mental Fortitude’ summer camp for athletes

‘Mental Fortitude’ summer camp for athletes

BLACK COUNSELOR OF 27 YEARS LAUNCHES ONLINE CAMP TO TRAIN ATHLETES HOW TO BE MENTALLY TOUGH. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Kim Chisolm, an experienced counselor with a degree in psychology and a love for sports, will be presenting an online mental toughness summer camp called Mental Fortitude: A Cognitive and Behavioral Journey for Athletes this summer....

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How Walking Makes Us Healthier, Happier and Brainier

How Walking Makes Us Healthier, Happier and Brainier

Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why you should exchange your gym kit for a pair of comfy shoes and get strolling. Taking a stroll with Shane O’Mara is a risky endeavour. The neuroscientist is so passionate about walking, and...

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The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

Some good news – in the form of money – may be coming to Americans soon. On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that the Trump administration plans to move “immediately” to send money to Americans as the coronavirus cripples the economy. “Americans need cash now,” Mnuchin said, indicating checks could come in the next...

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A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

Many of us were too selfish to follow suggestions to change our behavior. Now we’re in lockdown and people are needlessly dying. An Italian journalist is warning Britons to ‘stay home’ amid the coronavirus pandemic as one of the country’s top doctors warns Covid-19 is ‘apocalyptic’. The stark pleas to ban mass gatherings, avoid contact...

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Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Paul Kita Men’s Health March 4, 2020 The surgical mask has come to symbolize the fears surrounding COVID-19. You probably saw pictures of people wearing the masks everywhere after reports of the rapid spread of the coronavirus emerged from China in January. Then you heard of medical mask shortages—at pharmacies and via online retailers. Now, likely...

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Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

by Kathryn Floyd, Certified Caregiving Consultant and Educator When thinking about hiring a private caregiver you should first ask the following questions of yourself, your care recipient (we will call them your “caree” in this article), and other family members involved in the decision-making process.  What condition is the caree in?  Is it a short-term...

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“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

Heart disease is a term covering any disorder of the heart. Unlike cardiovascular disease, which describes problems with the blood vessels and circulatory system as well as the heart, heart disease refers to issues and deformities in the heart itself. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of...

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Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

According to the AAMC, Research shows that almost 40% of women physicians go part-time or leave medicine altogether within six years of completing their residencies. Dr. Ritchelle Broadnax, who’s very early in her career as a Doctor of Nursing, has big plans on how she can continue to give her clients/patients that great quality of...

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