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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 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 

How Biofeedback Scans Help You Bounce Back After Losing A Job

Losing a job is a situation that many have had to face over the years. Whether you are fired or simply laid off due to a struggling economy, having no job is always a challenging situation. Thankfully, a biofeedback scan can help you overcome anxiety and stress to find a new career path. Losing A Job Creates A Lot Of Stress Whenever you lose a job, you are going to feel an immediate increase in stress. Read More 

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