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Be a Tourist So right after orientation you grabbed an Uber to the nearest San Francisco trolley stop. You hit Fisherman’s Wharf & Ghirardelli Square and had such a great time! You took the Ferry over to Alcatraz on your first day off-ghosts and gardens-so cool. Now it’s week four. What’s next?   Walking There… Read more »

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So you have looked into becoming a travel nurse and you like what you see but you aren’t sure if you know what to expect or what might be expected of you before you can get started. Your license The first thing to consider is your license. Is it valid in the state or states… Read more »

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Ever set a dried-up leaf on fire with a magnifying glass? Did you know your water bottle can do the same thing? Great Camping Trick Use to be, in the old days, there was always someone in the group who had a lighter. A fire isn’t as easy to start these days. “The Art of… Read more »

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Color has a powerful effect on every part of our lives. There is actually a field of study that’s devoted to analyzing the emotional and behavioral effects produced by colors and color combinations. It’s called Color Psychology. Culture and individual experience alters these effects, sometimes drastically, but for the most part those of us in… Read more »

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If you aren’t best friends with a dog you may want to fix that, especially if you are single. A study done at Uppsala University in Sweden using 7 of the country’s databases say owning a dog is good for your heart. The study of 3.4 million Swedes ages 40 – 80 over a 12… Read more »

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Summer is here and it’s time to get out and play! LifeMart, one of the Perks of working for Elite, does a great job of keeping the cost of having fun within budget. Save up to half on all the great waterparks across the country from Disney, Wet N Wild, Six Flags and more. There… Read more »

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Doubled! In just 20 years!! The number of counties where blacklegged ticks, the kind that carry Lyme disease, have taken up residence. There aren’t many states left that are not affected by ticks. What to do? Wear Insect resistant clothing-permethrin is an odorless, bug repelling shield for clothing that protects the wearer for up to… Read more »

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Preparing for your first travel assignment can be challenging and a little scary. Here are a few insider tips for new nurse and allied travelers to help get you on your way. If your license doesn’t allow you to work in other states you will need to file for reciprocity. For nurses, google the board… Read more »

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Just because you are constantly on the go doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthy meals and snacks. There are plenty of options to create variety within your diet. Summer is coming to end and that means a lot of the healthy foods you’ve come to enjoy are going to be done for the season. Rather… Read more »