Top 4 ways to PREVENT a hangover

We are fast approaching the largest party night of the year -- New Year’s Eve. Which also means that we are approaching a day-after of .... you got it... hangovers. Aside from abstaining entirely from the pretty bubbly beverages inevitably served during your celebration, here are ways to prevent or lessen the affects of alcohol:

Horrors of Heroin Addiction

The U.S. government signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law on December 13, 2016. The Act aims to “expedite the discovery, development and delivery of new treatment and cures,” which includes $1 billion over 2 years time to opioid abuse prevention and treatment.  Below is an interview with Kim Bassett, an RN and healthcare executive with more than 25 years experience. Kim speaks candidly about heroin and the dangers of its use.

Critical Thinking in Nursing Improves Patient Care

As healthcare leaders, one of our roles is to help people tap into their critical thinking skills.  We must ask the tough, thought-provoking questions that will help our team develop a questioning attitude and, more importantly, develop the ability to problem solve.  We must push them to use these skills to positively affect the life of each and every patient under their watch.

Living in the Paradise has its perks…fishing, friends, fun in the sun and flu shots. Wait a minute…flu shots?

It’s warm, sunny and beautiful in the Keys right now so you probably aren’t thinking about getting the flu.  The Keys are a destination for people from all over the world.  In addition to luggage, they bring their out-of-town germs with them. This makes us susceptible to the flu.  And tourists, we care about you too, get your flu shot while on vacation and start building your immunity right away!