The Dangers of Excessive Sitting and Standing [Infographic]

People who hold full-time jobs spend the majority of their waking life at work. Unfortunately, many workers find themselves doing one of these two things all day: sitting or standing. However, the long-term health implications can be dangerous. For example, people who sit for more than four hours a day are at higher risk for … Read more

Technology’s Effect on Our Ability to Sleep [Infographic]

By Nursing@Georgetown’s Online FNP Program Technological device ownership has increased drastically over the past several years. According to the Pew Research Center, 68 percent of U.S. adults have a smartphone — a 35 percent increase from 2011 — and 45 percent own a tablet. However, increased access to technological devices has an adverse effect on … Read more

The Dangers of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria [Infographic]

The Dangers of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria [Infographic] Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a major concern for Americans.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2 million people in the United States are diagnosed with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections annually, and at least 23,000 die due to these infections. But how does resistance occur and how … Read more

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