Historically, men played a major role in caring for the sick. Their numbers dwindled in the late 19th century as people began to see nursing as “women’s work.” Today, we’re seeing a slow, but steady increase in the numbers of men who become nurses. We hear from several Maine nurses about their chosen profession. Nurses who happen to be men, in part 3 of Nurses Needed, a Catching Health special report.
As Maine faces a critical shortage of nurses, nursing schools and healthcare facilities are already coming up with possible solutions. We take a look at some of them in part two of Nurses Needed, a Catching Health special report.
If you think being over 65 gives you license to slow down, think again. Staying active keeps you young, happy and healthy. If you don’t believe me, read what these people say about regular exercise.
You’ve heard of Manhattan Seafood Chowder before, right? How about Manhattan Sea Vegetable Chowder? Don’t even know what a sea vegetable is? Check out this blog post to find out and get the recipe.
Finding it difficult these days to even agree to disagree? According to a national poll on civility in America, 75% of respondents agree that incivility has risen to crisis levels. In this Catching Health podcast, we learn about some major efforts to revive civility in America.
Here in New England, most of the snow has melted and spring flowers are blossoming. But if your yard looks like mine, there’s a lot of raking and pickup to do. Maybe you should read this first.
When it comes to eating disorders, size and weight aren’t necessarily what’s most important. The Eating Disorders Association of Maine is trying to dispel some of the myths surrounding eating disorders by providing education and other resources.
Strength coach Andy Wight demonstrates two exercises that will help strengthen your core. A strong core helps you do everything better and safer — from bending over to running a race.
Got some chronic aches and pains? We’ve got some expert advice on what might be the underlying cause and how to turn things around.
A fun tutorial on making a vegan peanut butter cup pie with the help of a toddler. Plus some insights into raising a vegan child.