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The winter season is a great time of year, but it often involves spending more time indoors.  If you are anything like me, staying indoors can be an excuse to change your normal routine and stray away from exercising.  However, the winter months should still...

December is here, and the cold weather has hit most of us!  Therefore, it is easy to want to bundle up ourselves and those we care for when heading outside.  We may think about ways to protect ourselves from common cold effects such as frostbite...

Kayla Neitzel has worked in the healthcare field for since 2001.  She started out as a CNA/CMA and then graduated with her LPN in 2003, followed by RN in 2011. She has worked with We Care Online since 2016. Kayla lives in Kansas with her husband...

In recognition of November’s health awareness of diabetes, we previously looked at what diabetes is and the different types of diabetes.  Once diagnosed with diabetes there are healthy lifestyle choices one can make to manage symptoms.  There are also certain risk factors, that if you...

The month of November honors Diabetes awareness.  Bringing awareness to others about diabetes helps promote education, prevention and disease management.  According to some statistics from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 30 million people have diabetes and a quarter of those people don’t know...

What is healthcare fraud? It is important to know and understand what healthcare fraud is when you are a part of the healthcare field on any level and in any capacity.  Healthcare fraud is the act of giving false information about a patient and their services...

Whether you are a patient, caregiver or assisting someone navigating their healthcare, it is important to plan ahead and protect your health in case of an emergency.  Your ability to bounce back from an emergency is more successful if you are prepared.  No one expects...

Whether you are new to college or just starting a new semester or course, now is the time to start good habits of studying!  Many of us fall into bad habits of procrastination.  However, if you set a schedule for yourself each week, it will...

Why do we wash our hands?  It may seem to be common knowledge to wash your hands.  Most children are taught at a young age to “wash up before dinner”.  However, hand washing is more significant than a habit.  Hand washing/sanitization is a requirement at...

In recognition of Pain Awareness for the month of September, we looked at what pain is, types of pain and resources for pain management and more.  Now let us look at ways one can describe pain to healthcare providers. Pain is individual and is based on...

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