How to Talk to Teens About Performance-Enhancing Substances

American Assembly for Men in Nursing member Rasheem Wynn, BSN, RN, remembers traveling to basketball games with his daughter, then a nationally ranked high school player, and observing her world up close. Wynn would notice the other players’ habits, particularly the unhealthy behaviors.  “You’re sitting on the sidelines, and you see nothing but the Monsters … Read moreHow to Talk to Teens About Performance-Enhancing Substances

Eating Disorder Recovery Is Possible, Even During a Crisis: Activities and Affirmations

Recovering from an eating disorder (ED) is often physically and emotionally exhausting in any season. But recovering during a crisis can be especially difficult. Consider the coronavirus pandemic, for example. Physical isolation, interruptions to daily routines and major transitions at work or school can be triggering for people in recovery. But Kortney Brown, RD, RN, … Read moreEating Disorder Recovery Is Possible, Even During a Crisis: Activities and Affirmations

A Guide to Telehealth for Patients and Providers

Before the spring of 2020, telehealth services were rarely used. Less than 1% of all insurance claims nationally in 2017 were for telehealth, according to FAIR Health, a nonprofit that analyzes insurance claims. The technology was available, but the country had not bought in—that is, until the coronavirus pandemic. In April of 2020, FAIR Health’s … Read moreA Guide to Telehealth for Patients and Providers