• Nurses: 5 tips for providing good patient education
    Providing patient education is an essential aspect of nursing care. In fact, the success of the individual has been found to be greatly impacted by the quality of the nurse’s support and instruction.
  • Shift work: A doctor's advice on coping
    It is no secret, or surprise, that shift work has multiple negative effects on any individual who is required to undergo it. Yet, it is undeniably an unavoidable part of working in the healthcare sector, hence healthcare professionals have no other option besides finding ways to cope. Here is one doctor's take on making shift work work for you.
  • New clinical guidelines prescribe exercise as first-line therapy for lower back pain
    The American College of Physicians have revised the guidelines for management of lower back pain, advising clinicians to prescribe treatments such as heat therapy and yoga before resorting to pharmaceutical options.
  • Nurses and delegation: 5 tips to ensure an effective exchange
    At some point in every successful nurse's career, being overwhelmed with tasks will require you to learn the delicate art of delegation in order to function more effectively. Delegation is the transfer of responsibility for the performance of a task from one person to another, and if carried out well, will afford you the required space and time to concentrate on more difficult patient issues and deal with them successfully.
  • 3 more health trends you can afford to skip
    Although the still-trendy variations of ‘green juice smoothies’ are seen as a modern-day equivalent of Popeye's spinach in liquid form, this health trend is just one more among many others that may not be doing you much good.
  • 3 health trends you can afford to skip
    If you have been splurging your money on modern-day superfood and health fads, it may be time to take stock of these health “cure-alls” which may do more harm than good.
  • Television dramas healthcare professionals need to watch for their unique perspectives
    It's a sad fact that healthcare providers rarely have enough time to watch television due to their busy schedules at work, especially when they progress further in their careers. However, some of these television shows can actually provide HCPs with a unique perspective on necessary values, and lots more benefits than expected, so the occasional episode should still be slipped in where possible.
  • Can these 8 aphrodisiacs spice up your Valentine’s Day?
    Beyond Valentine roses and romantic music, food can be the catalyst of love. Certain foods are said to be highly potent in setting the mood right, but do they work?
  • 4 “Grim Reaper” doctors
    Throughout history, doctors have been regarded as heroes and lifesavers. However, some doctors forsake this to the extent of killing their patients, with some of the murders escaping the clutches of the law.
  • 5 inspiring nursing quotes to lighten up your day
    Nursing is a profession that is not only demanding, but can also be physically and emotionally draining. In the midst of these stressful moments, take a minute to consider these quotes about your profession, and take these as a healthy dose of motivation to push on in your noble career.