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There are medical specialists for the heart, the skin, cancers, child health, the respiratory tract, the nervous system and much more.  Geriatrics is a medical specialty that focuses on the healthcare of those who are aging.  As all of us age and as many are...

Do you enjoy helping people restore their quality of life?  Are you passionate about advancing quality of life?  Are you a Certified Nurse’s Aide and have wanted to expand your career?  And do you want to make a difference in someone’s life?  If the answer...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

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,...

Have you ever wanted a job where you are in charge of planning an event and coordinating the implementation of the event?  And do you love working with people and enjoy creating activities they can also enjoy?  If you said yes to these, then an...

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...

One of my family’s greatest traditions started at a Waffle House. While I wasn’t there on the Christmas morning that my mother and stepfather decided to start what we now refer to affectionately as ‘Operation Big Tip,’ I have reaped the benefits...

Polypharmacy refers to the taking of multiple drugs by a single patient. Doctors and clinicians usually use this term to refer to a problem which develops as a result of taking multiple drugs. As more and more drugs are being developed to treat...

As a healthcare worker, it is very important to remember to keep a patient's information private and confidential. Talking with a co-worker at break time or in passing about a patient can be a potentially inappropriate time. We must always remember to be vigilant in...

From a young age, I was drawn to the power of stories. Between my obsession with the original Nancy Drew mysteries and my love for competing in storytelling contests, stories played a major role in my development.Of course, stories aren’t just for...

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