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The popularity of ER

One of the many reasons we watch medical dramas is the intensity. Will the Doctors, Nurses and Surgeons be able to save the life of the person in front of them? Usually, they have a tragic backstory that we have had to watch first. Depending on the plot and storyline whether that happens or not …

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The Benefits of Knowing First Aid

Knowing basic first aid is extremely important, as it will enable you to provide lifesaving knowledge if you’re first on the scene when someone needs medical assistance. Studies show that approximately 15% of motor vehicle accident fatalities could have been prevented if the patient had received first aid before the paramedics arrived. The benefits of …

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What is a Mobility Aid?

There are many types of mobility aids, including wheelchairs, crutches and grab rails and each is used by different people in different situations. Some are short-term devices, while others are used for longer periods of time. A walking assistance device is useful for individuals with limited mobility, whereas some will need continual use of a …

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What Does a Pharmacist Do?

A pharmacist’s job involves a variety of responsibilities. A typical day for a pharmacist includes checking and compounding medications, communicating with physicians, and dispensing medication. They may also be asked to provide health advice and pharmaceutical information to patients. Other duties include supervising staff and advising patients on their use of medications. Some pharmacies offer …

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Living an Optimistic Healthy Life through Functional Medicine

Did you know chemist Jeffrey Bland invented functional medicine? Functional medicine entails a biology-based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of chronic diseases. The patient-centered approach enhances comprehension and management of personalized care for the patients. Practitioners gather medical history information by spending ample time listening to their clients. Functional medicine …