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Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
One line, huh? Well . . . I'm a family nurse practitioner, momma to two and bonus mom to three who's crazy about her husband. Whew . . . how was that? What? Too long? Do it again? No, I think it was OK? What? Huh?
Interests: Life would be dull for me without my family, my iPad, my retro Rebound bike, my saxophone, my love of reading and words, and my passion for my patients.
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HEALTHCARE WEBSITE CONTENT BLOG CONTENT CREATION NEWSLETTERS AND EMAILS ARTICLE WRITING NEWSLETTERS E-BOOKS Julie Nyhus FNP-BC is a published writer with over 20 years of experience writing and communicating within the healthcare community. With degrees in advanced nursing and communications, she has produced nearly every kind of content writing in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
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Throughout the last 100+ years, nurses have evolved as innovators, discoverers of best practice, and pioneers in patient care. Where there are nurses, there is novelty in patient care. Where there are nurses, there are emerging shifts in healthcare. Truth be told, this innovative side of nursing isn’t new at all. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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Parents tend to worry. Whether it comes in the form of a list of pro’s and con’s or as a constant flood of ‘what if’ thoughts—parents worry about their kids. But not me. Perhaps by nature, I am not a worrier. Which is good because I am a pediatric intensive... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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As sweet as it is, sugar is associated with weight gain and conditions like diabetes and heart disease. You probably already have some great reasons of your own to cut back but here are a few new ones. Prevent kidney damage by giving up sugary sodas. A Georgia based kidney... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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MedicalWritingClip Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease in Postmenopausal Women Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
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Article Content Clip The Amazing Healing Properties of Common Foods Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
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Website Content Clip Health Care -- A Right or A Privilege? Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
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Blog Content Clip Zinc ... The Unexpected Antioxidant Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Julie Nyhus FNP-BC
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"Goldilocks was hungry. She tasted the porridge from the first bowl. "This porridge is too hot!" she exclaimed. So, she tasted the porridge from the second bowl. "This porridge is too cold," she said. So, she tasted the last bowl... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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Worried about getting enough zinc in your diet? Maybe you should be. Without zinc humans would be unable to perform over 300 metabolic functions within the body. Zinc: Essential for Life Zinc is a trace mineral that is essential to all forms of life; it is found in every tissue... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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Who wants their vacation ruined by sunburns, blood clots, dehydration or motion sickness? Nobody! Use these natural methods to leave vacation-prone illnesses far behind. Guard against sunburn by eating fruit. Enjoy the sunshine, but be smart about it. Dermatologists strongly recommend using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or greater... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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How many times have you been told that you need a positive attitude? Whatever! First, what the heck do you need it for? Secondly, what exactly is a positive attitude? Well, little girl, whether you like it or not, your brain is where the real magic happens. Whether it's learning... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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Come on in. Thanks for coming by. Sit a while and soak up the advice and encouragement that only a momma can give. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Who'sYourMomma
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"Goldilocks was hungry. She tasted the porridge from the first bowl. "This porridge is too hot!" she exclaimed. So, she tasted the porridge from the second bowl. "This porridge is too cold," she said. So, she tasted the last bowl... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at Ward 23
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Mornings he creates skittish chaos, flicking his Cheerio’s toward the dog dish, running his fingers through milk puddles. Mother sits across the table, fuming over the latest rumors in the newspaper. His bicycle waits on the lawn, his friends poke... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE Shakespeare wrote, “One man in his life plays many parts.” He knew that the division of life into stages helps us make sense of our personal journeys. When we consider the concepts of generations,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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I had a patient in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) that I never actually met, but I’ll never forget. Fredrick was a 79-year-old status post CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) who was on an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) and... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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At any given time, in just about any hospital in the United States sick people may be unknowingly at the mercy of students: medical residents, surgical residents, nursing students, nurse practitioner students, respiratory therapist students, pharmacy students . . .... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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Claire was a 14-year-old heart transplant patient and the first night I took care of her she was in full-blown rejection . . . again. Her body had rejected the first heart she received 11 months before. It’s a rare... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” --Mahatma Gandhi THE ORANGE STICKER One afternoon, during my first week as the Admission’s Coordinator for a local home health company, I pulled up in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2019 at Ward 23
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Today is my 56th birthday and I am Barium, a chemical element with an atomic number of fifty-six. Barium is soft and silvery, tarnishing easily in air or water. Today I feel I’ve just begun to live -- only to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2019 at Ward 23
Equality isn’t an idea, it’s a practice. In the field of health care, it’s a practice we can no longer afford to discount. The fact is: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Ward 23
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Something in the urgency of life Something about the unspeakable touches Something about a needed word Makes me a witness of your worth Something in the cloud cover of our days Something about being your twin heart Something about coloring... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Ward 23
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When love comes, one can forecast That cake will be the next thing to find. Because it is plentiful and sweet, Cementing the mysterious meet, Hiding you together behind its blind. When love develops, one may splurge on A cake... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at Ward 23
A study in second person narrative. By Julie Nyhus. He is tall and whiskered, with the sort of masculinity that has cutting edges and sharp lines. He opens doors, reaching in front of you with a smile, happy to do... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at Ward 23