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Nursing Beyond the Vital Signs

Nursing is so much more than simply popping a thermometer in a patient's mouth or recording a blood pressure. In my time as a nurse, I have participated in life saving efforts when time was critical, I have held a mother's hands when her newborn baby was being prepped for surgery, and I have looked into the terrified eyes of an elderly person in pain. Nurses literally go into battle, serving in military operations all over the world. They also learn and implement the latest in medical technology. This blog is to highlight nurses and prove that they deserve respect and appreciation for all that they do.


5 Benefits Of Regular Chiropractic Care For Teens

Many people think of chiropractic care as being for older adults. It helps with stiffness, arthritis, and other issues. However, chiropractic care is not just for older adults. It can also be helpful for younger people -- even for teens! In fact, there are five primary benefits that teens may experience when they get their spines adjusted on a regular basis. 1. Better Sleep Teens are notorious for sleeping long hours. Read More 

Child Diagnosed With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis? Schedule Regular Eye Exams For Them

When most people think about someone getting diagnosed with arthritis, they typically don't think the patient is a young child. However, there is a form of arthritis that affects children. It's called juvenile idiopathic arthritis. If your child has been diagnosed with this surprising condition, you need to be aware that children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis tend to develop eye problems. Here's what you need to know.  Common Eye Problems That Are Comorbid to Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis  Read More 

Is It A Yeast Infection Of Chlamydia? Your Gynecologist Can Tell

Many women suffer from painful discharge immediately following intercourse, before intercourse, or even after not having intercourse for a lengthy period. Two common causes of this problem, yeast infections and chlamydia, are easy to confuse with each other. However, one type is more likely than the other depending on your current sexual life and both require treatment from a gynecologist. Yeast Infections Are The Most Common Cause Of Discharge Read More 

4 Tips For Adapting To Your Artificial Eye

Once you have had a month or two to heal from your eye removal procedure, your doctor will refer you to an artificial eye clinic to be fitted with an artificial eye. This prosthesis is for more than appearances. It is also designed to support your eye socket so that you do not develop bone loss or a change in face shape without your natural eye present. Most patients have a little difficulty adapting to their false eye at first, but the tips below can help you handle that difficulty. Read More 

Starting Birth Control Pills? 4 Things You Should Know Before You Begin Taking Them

If you've decided to start taking birth control pills, you should know that they will require some care and consideration. They do allow for greater spontaneity than condoms do. However, since they are medication, there are some things that you'll need to know once you start using them. Here are four important pieces of information you should know about your birth control pills. They Don't Start Working Immediately Once you're received your birth control pills, you'll need to start taking them according to directions. Read More