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Understanding basic medical terminology is becoming more and more helpful in everyday life. But, if you are working in any aspect of the healthcare industry, having a little background can be a useful tool for a successful career. Medical terminology is a language defining the human...

We’ve all done it. We leave work or class and that difficult part of the day pops in your mind, or maybe it’s something you wish you would have done, or maybe it’s something you made a mistake on. It can be challenging for many of...

Drug interactions are when a drug is taken along with another substance that then causes the drug to perform differently.  Drug interactions are important to be aware of and know how to avoid because of the potential harm they can cause.  According to a recent...

In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding healthcare improvement, since President Trump declared the opioid crisis a health emergency in the United States on October 26, 2017.  Leading the discussion of healthcare reform in the United States is the Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference.  The...

If the heat is on outdoors, follow these cool walking tips to make the most of your climate and maintain your walking routine. 1. Choose a COOL time of day. Know your local climate. Dawn is best, although it comes early in June and July. In...

It can be a heated topic among veggie lovers: Is the raw or cooked version nutritionally superior? On one hand, raw food enthusiasts will have you thinking that cooking leaches all key vitamins from vegetables and destroys beneficial live enzymes. But, like most things, it's...

At some point in our lives, we’re all pressured to give up our adolescent ways. We transition into financially responsible, well-balanced, well-rounded grown-ups — a concept the internet likes to call adulting. You’re supposed to think like a grown-up, making decisions by drawing on all that...

New evidence-based research shows that three out of five obese children experience bullying, resulting in 12% of them missing school. Professionals are arguing that the issue could be hindering the fight against childhood obesity - concerning, given that Ireland is on track to become the most...

Emotions can be very powerful fuel for actions that benefit or for actions that harm. In general it is better to be in touch with your emotions than not. But, once you can express your emotions, learning to detach is an excellent skill. Why? Well, for...

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