BSN Essentials: Top 20 Study Sites for Nursing Students

If you are a a BSN nursing student or plan to study nursing, you might appreciate all the free online study materials available online. The materials range from Gray’s anatomy to current nurse-generated wikis. Many of these materials cover basic information, but they also provide ongoing resources for nurses on the job. Resources such as MedLine Plus and The Merck Manual provide current and constantly updated news and materials for any nurse at any level of study or professionalism. Continue reading

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25 Tips for Creating Healthy Habits for Your Children

You don’t have to be a nurse to know how important it is to learn and teach healthy habits at an early age. With more and more children acquiring the diseases of adults, such as diabetes and heart issues, it is more important than ever to keep your kids healthy. But with so much at stake and so little time to research everything, it can be a tough obstacle to climb.

To help you, we have gathered 25 tips for creating healthy habits for your children. They include guides, links, blogs, and more dedicated to just that and can include anything from a healthy recipe the whole family will love to a new favorite game.

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Top 50 Blogs on the Medicinal Marijuana Controversy

Medicinal marijuanaOne of the topics of controversy recently has been the use of medical marijuana. Marijuana is considered a controlled substance and is illegal for general use. There are health concerns associated with marijuana, as most doctors and BSN professionals could let you know. But there are those that insist that marijuana health challenges are on par with alcohol and cigarettes.

Even though marijuana is banned for general use, it is allowed — in some states — for medicinal purposes. Recent developments regarding marijuana have brought the debate on medicinal marijuana back to the nation’s center stage. Here are 50 blogs that can provide some helpful insight on the medicinal marijuana debate:

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50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body

As long as we make efforts to take care of ourselves and live healthy, there is a good chance that our bodies will serve us well for a long time. Our bodies truly are amazing. You might be surprised at what your body is capable of after reading these 50 weird facts about the human body:

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Top 50 Blogs to Help You Live Healthy

More and more people are seeking a healthier lifestyle. Indeed, recent events in the economy have served as a wake up call for more than finances; for some, it is clear that fundamental changes need to be made in the way they live. If you are interested in living a healthy lifestyle, you can find helpful hints and advice — and people like you — on line. Here are 50 blogs that offer insight that can help you live healthy.

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50 Open Courseware Classes on Diseases & Pandemics

The concern over global pandemics and transmitted infectious diseases is palpable. Additionally, it seems that cures for chronic diseases are slow to develop. Fortunately, open courseware courses can offer some insight into why these problems exist and possible scenarios for prevention. The following list of fifty open courseware classes on diseases and pandemics provides a valuable resource for study about these situations.

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