Going one step further – Enhancing your nursing career

Nurses frequently report feeling neglected or stunted in their professional development with services under stress, tighter budgets and a lack of resources. Yet, success in career development often depends on taking a proactive approach and putting yourself out there. This may appear intimidating initially, but we have some excellent advice […]

American Academy of Sleep Medicine launches “Sleep Is Good Medicine” campaign to help Americans get more out of sleep

Jennifer E. Engen

DARIEN, Ill., June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine launched “Sleep Is Good Medicine,” a national campaign to increase public education about the importance of sleep and its connection to health. The campaign was announced during the plenary session of the SLEEP 2022 annual meeting of the Associated […]

What is the link between zinc and type 2 diabetes?

Jennifer E. Engen

Zinc is an important nutrient that can help the immune system and may reduce the risk of certain illnesses. Some evidence suggests that zinc may be beneficial for the management of type 2 diabetes. Other research notes a potential link between zinc deficiency and diabetes. However, more research is necessary. […]

Repurposed antibiotic may help treat COVID-19

Jennifer E. Engen

Share on PinterestA repurposed antibiotic shows promise as a COVID-19 treatment in mice. Christopher Pike/Bloomberg via Getty Images There is still no cure for the coronavirus, which to date is responsible for more than 6 million deaths worldwide. Researchers from the Pasteur Institute in Lille, France say an existing antibiotic […]