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New York City – nicknamed “the city that never sleeps” – is known for its energetic atmosphere that continuously stays in motion throughout the day and night. The city's entertainment opportunities are endless, with its thriving nightlife scene and restaurants staying open until late into the night. However, this non-stop ball of energy and excitement could affect your health.

According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), getting the proper amount of sleep each night is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As a matter of fact, the NSF states that the quality and quantity of your sleep you receive each night strongly ties to your mental health and emotional well-being. When you go to slee

Posted by Julia Tortorice

Nursing in the Big Apple can be overwhelming.

Between the high volume of patients and the city’s normal hustle and bustle, it can be difficult to find a moment of relaxation and reflection.

That being said, there are few places where doing so is more important. Surviving and thriving in New York means being intentional with free time - building a space to clear your mind and focus on self-improvement.

Creating Space Amidst Chaos

With long shifts where seemingly anything can happen, it may feel like the only way to settle down post-work is to flop on the bed and grab some shut-eye.

While rest is incredibly important, there are a few ways nurses can transition from work to personal life without running themselves ragged.

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    Where Are You Most Likely to Die Early in the United States (and Why?)

    A preventable injury-related death occurs every 3 minutes in America. While many factors contribute to the premature death rate in the United States, the leading cause of premature death is unintentional injury. The CDC reports that 20 to 40 percent of premature deaths could be prevented, so we believe that it is important to raise awareness and provide resources to help build a healthier, happier country. Which states are most impacted by premature death? The team at NYRequirements.com has created an infographic to visualize premature death rates by state an

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    Find the Right Big Apple Apartment to Fit Your Needs

    With nearly 9 million residents and broad-spanning hospital systems, it’s no surprise that scores of travel nurses make their way to New York each year.

    Beyond the challenge and opportunity of serving America’s largest city, there are plenty of reasons why nurses choose to work in New York.

    For one, it offers nursing wages that average 12.8% higher than the national average(1). It’s also an amazing opportunity beyond employment - access to incredible museums, fine dining, and Broadway shows...

    Nurses that have made the decision to move to New York likely have a lot on their minds. Regardless of where they are coming from, New York will undoubtedly be a change of pace.

    Posted by Julia Tortorice

    Since early May of 2022, cases of mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, have been reported from countries where the disease is not endemic (meaning countries where it is not regularly occurring). Most confirmed cases that involved recent travel were linked to visiting countries in Europe and North America; this is alarming because previous cases came from West or Central Africa, where the mpox virus is endemic. This is the first time in history when many mpox cases have been reported simultaneously in non-endemic and endemic countries that are geographically distant. Fortunately, most cases of mpox are not fatal, and there has been a vaccine approved under an Emergency Use Authorization due to the declaration of a public health emergency. But where are the most cases of monkeypox found in the United States? To help spread aware