Managing Medication: 4 Ways Nurses Can Help Fight Opiate Addiction

Managing Medication: 4 Ways Nurses Can Help Fight Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction is becoming more common. Opiates are prescribed by medical doctors and advanced healthcare providers. However, nurses can still do their part to help fight an opiate addiction. Educate Yourself about Opiate Addiction There are a lot of great resources...
How to Find the Right Home Healthcare for Mom and Dad

How to Find the Right Home Healthcare for Mom and Dad

If you have decided that your mom or dad are in need of some kind of home health care, the next step is figuring out what the right level of care is. Obviously, you are looking at this solution because you feel it is better than moving them into a retirement facility....
5 Factors That May Be Contributing to Your Anxiety

5 Factors That May Be Contributing to Your Anxiety

It is normal for you to experience stress once in a while, but people with anxiety disorder experience persistence worry about everyday situations. Anxiety is caused by several factors but triggered by stress and other outside forces. However, you can trigger it with...
Common Gastrointestinal Problems & How to Treat Them

Common Gastrointestinal Problems & How to Treat Them

  A gastrointestinal symptom is often an ordinary reaction you get when you eat something spicy. There is a very high chance that you have previously experienced a symptom: acid reflux, gas, indigestion, heartburn, etc. They are a nuisance, but usually don’t last...
Calming Waters: 5 Health Benefits of Having a Pool

Calming Waters: 5 Health Benefits of Having a Pool

Having a swimming pool provides a convenient way to enjoy healthy activity, without leaving the privacy of your own home. Research shows that swimming is one of the most beneficial workouts you can do, because you can move all parts of the body in many different ways,...
5 Illnesses to Watch Out for during the Cold Seasons

5 Illnesses to Watch Out for during the Cold Seasons

You and the members of your family can get sick anytime. There are some illnesses that occur more frequently during cold seasons. Many winter-related illnesses are minor. However, medical problems like influenza and asthma are potentially serious. Influenza The flu is...

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