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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.

3 Tips For Visiting A New Doctor For The First Time

There are a number of reasons why you might be visiting a new doctor for the first time. Your doctor might no longer practice medicine, so it might be time to look for someone new. Alternatively, you might have moved or you might be seeing a specialist for the first time. No matter why you might be visiting a new doctor, you will probably want to remember these tips so that everything will go smoothly at your first appointment. Read More 

What To Do If You Have A Cat Allergy And Want A Cat Anyway

When you are an animal lover, it can be difficult to deal with having animal dander allergies. Cats, for example, are a common allergy that people have. If you are one of those people but you want to get yourself a cat anyway, you may wonder what you can and should do to manage your allergy. Get to know some of the steps you can take to help with your cat allergy when you get yourself a cat. Read More 

Hire A Caregiver To Help Your Loved One

If your father's health is declining, his medical provider may have suggested that he have someone assist with day-to-day responsibilities and the administering of medication that will stabilize his condition. It can be a rude awakening to deal with a sudden change that doesn't sound promising. If you are unable to assist your dad on some days, a health aide can step in for you. Know What To Expect It is imperative that you have a complete understanding of your dad's prognosis and the level of care that he requires. Read More 

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