Issues on Prescribing Drugs

Rx: Misuse and Perils Different regions have different definitions of what qualifies as a prescription drug. But in general, a prescription drug is a pharmaceutical drug that requires medical prescription under legal circumstances to be administered. "Rx" (℞) is often used as a short form for prescription drug in North America- a contraction of the [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Do A Really Good Job Washing Your Hands

If, like many of us, you are reading this article on the toilet — then we've caught you at the perfect time. When you're done with your business, perhaps you'll do a thorough hand washing. Or maybe just a quick rinse. Or maybe you'll skip it altogether. Failure to wash is a problem for ordinary [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Simple Reason Exercise Enhances Your Brain

Evidence keeps mounting that exercise is good for the brain. It can lower a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease and may even slow brain aging by about 10 years. Now, new research helps illuminate how, exactly, working out improves brain health. In one research review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers examined [...]

By |May 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Surprising Sleep Hacks You Haven’t Heard Before

File this under news you probably could’ve guessed: According to a recent study in the Journal of Affective Disorders, the quality of your sleep determines whether or not you’re going to be in a positive or negative mood the next day. It’s not exactly surprising news, but it serves as a good reminder that getting a [...]

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Hepatitis C Transmission From Inappropriate Reuse of Saline Flush Syringes for Multiple Patients in an Acute Care General Hospital

Hepatitis C Transmission From Inappropriate Reuse of Saline Flush Syringes for Multiple Patients in an Acute Care General Hospital In October 2015, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) was notified that a hospital telemetry unit nurse had been reusing saline flush prefilled syringes in the intravenous (IV) lines of multiple patients, a risk [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 5 Locations For Travel Nurses To Make Big Bucks

Top 5 Locations For Travel Nurses To Make Big Bucks For some, the greatest attraction of travel nursing is the adventure of visiting new places, making new friends, and enjoying unique experiences; for others, it’s the high salary that makes it worthwhile. One thing is for sure, traveling can be expensive, but doing so [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

War: Attacks on Humanity

The war in Syria has become a global crisis. It poses threat to the international landscape of politics and economy. The ongoing civil war has devastated the Syrian healthcare system and public health infrastructure. Those who are inflicted with war injuries and associated illness are exposed to a higher risk of danger mainly because hospitals [...]

By |April 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to come? Keep these meals and snack items away from your cart and out of your regular diet. Save them for occasional indulgences—at most—and replace them with heart-healthy swaps whenever possible. Fast-food burgersThe science on [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Responding to a Choking Baby

First time moms will usually panic when a baby chokes. One should know that choking is a common cause of injury and death in young children, primarily because their small airways are easily obstructed. An average of 1 child every 5 days die of choking on food in the United States. A new policy statement [...]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cardiac Arrest and Heart

BREAKUP SYNDROME "Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if you we died when they did, but we don't." - Stephen Hawking Well apparently, there is a possibility. The emotional impact of a breakup can’t only leave you feeling broken, but can also significantly affect your physical and [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments