Navigating Extreme Heat: A Guide for Healthcare Workers

As the mercury rises and heatwaves become more frequent, the effects of extreme heat on our health cannot be ignored. Healthcare workers, who are at the forefront of patient care, need to be acutely aware of the potential risks associated with prolonged spells of scorching temperatures. With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees for extended periods, staying cool and hydrated is not just a matter of comfort – it's a critical aspect of maintaining your well-being. In this blog, we'll delve …
Aug 2nd 2023 Green Scrubs

Barbie is Here to Help

Barbie found a new, huge audience recently with her big screen debut 64 years after she was introduced to a world full of girls looking for a role model. When one thinks of Barbie, one might not immediately make a connection to the world of healthcare. But upon closer examination, we discover that the positive attributes embodied by Barbie can inspire and resonate with women in healthcare. Ambition and Leadership: Barbie has taken on numerous roles throughout her career, demonstrating ambit …
Jul 25th 2023 Green Scrubs

​Keeping it Fun in the Sun

July is UV Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and the importance of sun safety. The thought of relaxing outside on a sunny day is a welcome one and there are significant benefits associated with this: ⦁Increased vitamin D production: Sunlight helps the body produce vitamin D, which is essential for bone health and immune function. ⦁Improved mood: Sunlight exposure has been shown to boost mood and reduce the risk of depression. ⦁Reduced risk of …
Jul 7th 2023 Green Scrubs

​It's the Fourth of July. Don't lose an Eye!

The 4th of July is a time for celebration, but it's also a time when people are much more likely to get injured. Here are the top 5 reasons for ER visits on the 4th of July:  Fireworks-related injuries. Fireworks are a popular way to celebrate the holiday, but they can also be dangerous. Every year, thousands of people are injured by fireworks, including burns, eye injuries, and amputations. Drowning. People are more likely to be around water on the 4th of July, which increases t …
Jun 30th 2023 Green Scrubs

What happened to the Carefree days of Summer?

For many people, summer is a time to relax and enjoy the warm weather. But for healthcare workers, the summer can be a challenging time. There are a number of reasons why summer can be difficult for healthcare workers. One is the hot weather. Hospitals and other healthcare facilities can be very hot, especially during heat waves. This can make it difficult for healthcare workers to stay cool and comfortable, and it can also increase their risk of heat-related illnesses. Another challenge o …
Jun 23rd 2023 Green Scrubs

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