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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 Simple Ways To Show Love In Action For Someone With Cancer

When someone you love has cancer, it is easy to get sad and feel helpless because you cannot control the cancer. It is a fight they ultimately have to face and battle themselves. However, a cancer patient does not have to fight it alone, and you have the power to make this difficult journey a lot easier on them. Supporting a loved one with cancer doesn't mean that you must rearrange your life or give up your savings. Read More 

3 Surprising Signs of an Ear Infection

Determining if you have a cold is simple because it is such a common issue. From a sore throat and light cough to a runny nose, the common cold is easy to understand. Unfortunately, many common colds lead to ear infections. While pain and throbbing in the ear are the most popular signs, ear infections may also display themselves in other ways. Using this guide, you will learn a few surprising signs of ear infections. Read More 

Get The Facts: Bacterial Keratitis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million people across American wear contact lenses, and two-thirds of wearers are women. Many users choose contacts over glasses as they feel it improves their appearance. Contact lenses also make it easier for wearers to see yet maintain an active life and participate in sports. While contacts are relatively safe, unfortunately the most common complication is also the most serious. Read More 

4 Situations Where Home-Care Nursing May Be Needed

Having the option to hire a nurse to come to your home to care for you or your loved one is an amazing thing. It allows you or your loved one to stay where you are the most comfortable while still getting all of the medical care and attention that you need. This article will discuss four situations in which home-care nursing may be needed.  For Someone Who Has Had Surgery Read More 

After The Lice Treatment Center: Keeping Your Home Clean

If your child comes home from school scratching and with a letter saying that several parents reported that their children have lice, you will have to bring your child to the local lice treatment center. They'll do a lice check and provide a head lice treatment. But, what else can you do to make the sure that the lice removal process is 100 percent? Check out the at-home tactics that will help rid your child's head of those uninvited guests. Read More