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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.


Buying Hearing Aid Features For Your Elementary School Student

Learning that your elementary school student is in need of a hearing aid, means that you will have to take the lead in selection. A child in school may need to have a hearing aid that is different than an adult hearing aid. Elementary school students especially need hearing aids that are easy to use and are highly resistant to moving to being smashed on the playground. Here are some possible features and extras that you should buy with in a hearing aid for your young student. Read More 

Tips For Using Hormone Therapy To Prevent Osteoporotic Fractures

If you are considering getting hormone treatments to prevent osteoporotic fractures, then you will need to minimize the risk of having any unpleasant side effects from the treatment. In order to reduce your risks and only enjoy the benefits of hormone therapy, here are a few suggestions. Delivery Method One of the most important things you can do is to choose the best delivery method for your hormone therapy. There are many methods available, these include postmenopausal injection treatments, gels, patches and pills. Read More 

Tired Of Those Glasses? Why You’d Benefit From Lasik Eye Surgery

If you've been thinking about Lasik eye surgery for a while, it's time to stop thinking about it. It's time to talk to your optometrist about scheduling the procedure. Many people have tossed out their glasses and moved on to clear vision without the use of corrective lenses. If you're still not sure that Lasik is right for you, here are four reasons that should change your mind. You're Not a Good Fit for Contacts Read More 

4 Causes Of Foot Pain

Have you started to walk in a strange way in an effort to reduce the amount of pain in your feet? If the problem seems to be getting worse in a speedy manner, you should seek attention from a specialist. Foot pain can point to you having an underlying condition that is serious and need to be treated. There are also minor foot problems that causes foot pain, but might only need minimal treatment to resolve the problem. Read More 

What Is a Brachial Plexus Injury?

The brachial plexusis a group of nerves that runs from your neck, over your first rib, and then into your armpit. The nerve bundle comes out of your spinal cord at the last four cervical and the first thoracic outlets. It breaks down into several different branches and trunks as it spreads through your body. Sadly, it does get injured from time to time. Brachial Plexus Explained Your brachial plexus gets injured when you fall on your shoulder and it gets separated from your neck. Read More