"During my first year as a #BuckeyeNurse, I participated in the nurse residency program. This helped because being a new nurse can be rough, and it was nice to see that you weren't alone in the struggle. The residency program was helpful with my full-time transition into nursing. Since then, I've actually had the opportunity to precept some of the new nurses on our unit, so it is a really cool...
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Are you thinking about giving counseling a try? Here's what to expect in your first session.

What to expect in your first counseling session

Feeling lucky to have caught a glimpse of this sweet moment in our Postpartum Unit. Thanks for sharing this with us, Rachel Figueroa Photography.
Our experts say doing these 6 things will keep your brain healthy at any age.

6 actions to keep your brain healthy

Sit-ups suck, and #OSUWexMed experts say you can stop doing them. Try these exercises instead.

Ditch the sit-ups. Do these 5 exercises instead

As many as 1 in 7 women suffer from depression during pregnancy, which not only impacts the mood of the mother, but also the health of the baby. Now, researchers at #OSUWexMed have linked the issue to a certain protein found in the brain.

Biomarker in Pregnant Women Linked to Depression, Low Fetal Birth Weight

A heart-smart approach to cancer treatment can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease due to radiation and chemotherapy, according to our experts.

Cancer Treatment and Your Heart |Everyday Health

Enjoy appetizers and wine while you learn the latest updates in heart disease and how it differs in men and women.

Pour Your Heart Out

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Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008, Adam experienced a manic episode three months after his water skiing national championship victory that resulted in a high-speed car crash, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. See how Adam's journey led him to becoming a motivational speaker, author and life coach: [ Go.osu.edu Link ]
The results are in! Here are the #OSUWexMed stories that our readers found the most interesting in 2016.

Top 12 Wexner Medical Center blog posts 2016

Need some help getting started with or maintaining an exercise routine? We have an acronym for that.

Put bad exercise habits in the P.A.S.T.

Our sports psychologist, Stephen Graef, will be answering all your questions about sticking to your goals on Twitter from 12-1pm TODAY. Join the conversation! #WexMedChat [ Go.osu.edu Link ]
From our #BuckeyeBabies breaking birth records to groundbreaking research and innovation, 2016 was a fantastic year at #OSUWexMed! We're excited to see what we can accomplish in 2017. Happy New Year!
Happy birthday and New Year to baby Tommie! Born at 12:07am, she is Central Ohio's and #OSUWexMed's first #BuckeyeBaby of 2017!
Cheering on the Buckeyes and ringing in the New Year go hand in hand (or hand in paw!) today at #OSUWexMed! All patients, staff and Pet Pals will receive "Beat Clemson" New Year's Eve party hats and necklaces. #GoBucks
As the director of Plastic Surgery at University Hospital East, Rajiv Chandawarkar, MBBS, improves the lives of people in our hospital and in the community every day in dramatic ways.

Over the summer, Rajiv stopped on his way to work one morning to ask some kids why they were painting the words, 'collaboration' and 'critical thinking' on a boarded-up building. During his interaction with...
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Do you have family members or friends who drink too much at holiday parties? Or maybe you’re nervous about what to expect during a visit from someone with a known opiate addiction? These tips can help.

10 ways to get ready for visitors with addiction at holiday gatherings

Born to cheer on the Buckeyes! Any #BuckeyeBaby born today through Saturday will receive either a Beat Clemson sleep sack or a tummy time blanket. #GoBucks