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It’s the Year of the Nurse

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honor of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. We owe a lot to Florence Nightingale, but what about Harriet Tubman or Mary Seacole? Nursing – and society – has been changing since the days of these nursing pioneers. It’s way past… Read More »

10 Ways to Declutter Your Mind This Year

RD.COM Health Everyday Wellness View as slideshow Drop-kick your anxiety in the new year with these mind-clearing tricks. They may sound simple, but they have the power to change everything. Give your brain a break Olena Yakobchuk/Shutterstock Clear your mind. Be here now. Find your zen. These mantras surround us all the time—and, as experts… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »