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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.

Complementary Treatments For Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can be very serious. If it is caught early, it is very treatable — but it is incredibly important that you adhere to the treatment protocol recommended by your physicians. In most cases, this protocol will call for surgery, chemotherapy, and perhaps some radiation or hormone therapy. Alternative medical techniques, like herbal supplements, are no substitute for these evidence-based treatments. However, they can be helpful when used in addition to the evidence-based treatments your doctors administer. Read More 

How CPAP Mask Sealant Helps Men With Beards Avoid Heart Damage

CPAP machines are a useful way to minimize the dangers of sleep apnea and can keep a man breathing smoothly as he sleeps at night. However, he may find that his beard does get in the way of his breathing mask and makes it much harder to use. This situation requires the use of a CPAP beard sealant that can ensure a mask fits comfortably and snugly to the face without any issue. Read More 

How Urgent Care Facilities Help Those While Traveling

Going for trips is a great way to break out of a rut and experience more of the world in an exciting and unforgettable manner. However, getting sick during these trips is a situation that may occur and may cause some confusion and stress when it does. Therefore, it may be critical for those in this situation to visit an urgent care center right away to get the help that they need. Read More 

3 Great Places On Your Body To Have CoolSculpting Performed

CoolSculpting is a state-of-the-art technology designed to spot reduce fat--permanently. Using machines that emit a supercooled response, these systems freeze fat under the skin, and the body removes the damaged cells through the lymph system. Here are three great places on your body to have CoolSculpting performed, and why you won't regret investing in yourself.  1. Thighs If tend to store a lot of fat in your thighs, it can be difficult to find pants that fit just right, or to squeeze into a work uniform. Read More