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Planning for long term care is often done for a loved one, as it becomes needed. However, long-term care should be thought of in advance.  It is hard to imagine getting into an accident or having an injury that could cause long-term care, or aging...

April is upon us, and that means spring-cleaning, or at least planning for it.  Spring-cleaning is an American tradition that transitions us from the winter season into the summer.  In previous eras when heating up one’s home through a fireplace was essential, spring-cleaning was used...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

Home safety is essential to keeping you and your family safe and for preparing you for possible home emergencies.  According to the National Safety Council, in 2016 there were 161,374 preventable injury-related deaths.  They also report that this number has increased 86% in the last...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

In the United States, food allergies have steadily increased among Americans in the past several decades.  There is ongoing research being done to figure out why there is this increase and what we can do to make changes for future generations.  In the healthcare field,...

Pain is defined by Wikipedia as a distressing feeling caused by destructive stimuli.  Pain can affect any person at different points in their lives and is often unique to each individual.   Many people can say over the course of their lifetime that they have experienced...

The 2017/2018 flu activity has been a popular topic across the United States due to its prevalence and severity.   Influenza, also known as the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  Typically, the timeline of the flu can range from October through...

Obtaining an online education is unique to this generation and is something that more and more people are exploring.  Whether you are looking to gain a whole new career or simply renew your credentials, an online education is versatile.  If you are checking out We...

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...

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