Monthly Archive: February 2016

Feb 26

Celebrate Black History Month- An African American Nurse Who Changed History

Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American professional nurse in the United States. She¬† was small in stature but a force to be reckoned with- a true dynamo. Mary Eliza Mahoney refused to succumb to the restrictions of racial prejudice. Mahoney was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1845. As a teenager she became interested …

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Feb 19

Beat this!

Did you know these amazing HEART facts? Every day your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles The average heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, 2.5 billion times during your lifetime The heart begins beating 4 weeks after conception and does not stop until death A women’s heart …

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