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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.

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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 

Tips To Help You Lose Weight With The Right Balance Of Diet And Exercise

Losing weight, whether for health reasons or for improving your self-confidence and physical appearance, can be a difficult change to implement into your lifestyle. Fortunately, losing weight can be a manageable process with the right information. Here are some tips to help you through this process. Eat Healthy Meals Weight loss can be attributed to exercise along with healthy eating, but what you put in your body is a larger part of this ratio. Read More 

4 Tips For Reducing Bloating

One of the things you will want to do is feel your best each day. This may involve not only eating the right foods but doing the best things for your body. One condition you will want to avoid is bloating. This can make you feel uncomfortable and cause you to feel like you've gained weight. Being aware of tips that will enable you to decrease the chances of feeling bloated are certain to be helpful to you. Read More 

Acclimating Your Old Relative To Their New Senior Living Center

Moving an old relative to a senior living center can be a major change for both of you. You might worry about them and they may worry about such a drastic change in their environment. To acclimate them well and ensure they're adjusting in a healthy way, these suggestions could be key. Create a History While the staff at the facility will have your relative's medication record and whatever records their doctor sends over, there may still be information they need to care for your relative. Read More