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Alcohol Use and Neurodegenerative Risk

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, can be devastating diagnoses in older adults. The loss of mental cognition and motor skills makes independent functioning …

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Celebrating Mothers in the Workplace

While motherhood can be incredibly rewarding, it is also a thankless job that demands 24/7/365 dedication and commitment. Mothers in the workplace have taken on …

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Medical Errors and Addiction

As a medical professional, one of the greatest dangers in the healthcare field is impaired decision-making. If a healthcare provider enters a patient’s room and …

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How to Dispose of Leftover Prescription Medications

Do you have medications in your cabinet that were prescribed ages ago, but never used up? The best time to dispose of these pills and …

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Study: One Alcoholic Drink Per Day Ages Your Brain

It has long been known that drinking in excess has a negative effect on your body and can decrease brain and liver functioning, but a …

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Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

Binge drinking is a prevalent health problem throughout the United States, due to a combination of factors such as the easy availability of alcohol and …

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What Is Binge Drinking?

Alcohol is so culturally acceptable and widely used that many people underestimate its potential for abuse. However, despite its somewhat innocuous reputation, alcohol is a …

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Anxiety at Work

While some amount of stress is inevitable in daily life, many professionals in high-pressure careers face consistently high stress levels. Anxiety can make you dread …

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How to Deal with Trauma from Work

When troubling events occur at your place of employment, how do you deal with trauma from work afterwards? To the average layperson, “workplace trauma” means …

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Philadelphia Support Groups for Nurses During COVID

Providence Treatment, PNAP Launch New Support Group for Nurses

Providence Treatment has partnered with the Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program (PNAP) to launch a new support group. The aim? To provide support for nursing …

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