Category Archives: Healthy Lifestyle with Jake

Nursing student Jake’s blog for creating a green environment in your nursing school, your dorm and living a healthy lifestyle

Get Your Drink On

Let’s talk about water. We need it! Every nursing student learns that water comprises 60% of the body’s weight and is essential for proper functioning of the body’s systems. We learn the signs and symptoms of dehydration in A&P, but do we realize that even mild dehydration can dampen moods, decrease ability to concentrate and…
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A Tale of Two Carrots

The Tale of two Carrots Have you been to the produce aisle of the grocery store lately? You may not have realized it, but there’s a war going on! The two sides lines up and battle for your money: organic versus conventional carrots (and bananas, spinach, berries, basil, apples, celery, you name it). Why?  What’s…
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Meet Jake

Hi, I’m Jake, a sophomore nursing student at college. I want to become a nurse because I have seen, first-hand, nurses changing the lives of their patients using all of their resources: mind, heart and soul. My job as a Clinical Tech in the hospital has taken me to many departments: ER, telemetry, ICU, med-surg…
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