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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.

Have You Decided It’s Time For The Weight To Come Off?

Did you retain a lot of extra pounds after you had your baby? Or, it might be that you have been overweight for most of your life. No matter the reason that you have decided that it's time for the extra weight to be a thing of your past, maybe you have a plan in place already. If that's the case, you are to be applauded. Losing weight is not necessarily the easily thing to do, is it? Read More 

4 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Heart Health

Each year, over 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. Caring for your heart health can help prevent you from developing heart problems. People often assume that because of their young age, they won't be at risk. However, people are starting to suffer from heart problems earlier in life. Lifestyle changes are a big factor in preventing heart disease. Here are 5 things you can do today to help improve your heart health. Read More 

3 Faqs When It Comes to Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are also known as third molars. Some say the reason they're called wisdom teeth is that they usually don't appear until a person reaches adulthood, hence the association with wisdom. Nobody really knows for sure why the third molars are called wisdom teeth, but whether the theory is true or not, these teeth have been known to cause plenty of problems, and for some, they are a total pain in the mouth. Read More 

3 Things You Should Know About Testosterone Treatment

If you are a man in your middle years, you may experience a loss of testosterone. This hormone is produced by your testes and adrenal glands and is responsible for many aspects of male virility. As a man ages, less testosterone is produced in his body, and the effects can be felt and even seen. However, treatment is available that essentially replaces the lower levels of this hormone in your body. Read More 

Why Dentists May Recommend Dental Implants For Denture Patients

If you are planning to receive dentures, your dentist may have recommended the extraction of your natural teeth. Due to dental infections and periodontal disease, many people who require complete dentures need to have all of their teeth removed prior to the fabrication of their appliance.  Still, the dentist may recommend that a denture patient receive dental implants. Here are a few reasons why. Denture Stabilization A traditional top denture is held in place primarily by the suction created as the appliance rests against the roof of the mouth. Read More