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Holistic Nursing News: Viamin D Could Help Hospitals

The letter D outlined with fresh fruits

I did not know the D stood for Delicious!

Holistic nursing is all about living healthy and preventing diseases.   With more and more hospitals looking for preventative measures to reduce infections, it is no wonder why they are looking at vitamin D as a preventative.   Vitamin D is one of the best preventive vitamins in the world.   Taking it daily in pills or just walking in the sun helps boost your immune system and keep you healthy.    An article on this subject has more:

By Grace Rattue
From Medical News Today

Hospitals Using A Little Holistic Nursing To Prevent HAIs

In the United States, hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are the leading cause of death in the health care arena, with over 1.7 million cases per year and 100,000 deaths. Now, new research shows that the risk of hospital-acquired infections could be significantly reduced by increasing vitamin D concentrations among hospital patients.

According to the study, published by Dermato-Endocrinology, HAIs generate around $28.4 billion to $45 billion in excess health care costs each year in the US.

For the full article please go here.

A family walking on a hiking trail with a blue sky in the background

Easiest way to get your vitamin D and a good bit of exercise too!

Vitamin D is nothing new to holistic nursing professionals.   For years we have known how good it is for us.   However in recent years, people have stopped going outside as much and our levels of D are slowly dropping.    So we should all do ourselves a favor and take a nice long walk on a sunny day.    Our immune system will thank us!

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