Category: medical

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How Walking Makes Us Healthier, Happier and Brainier

How Walking Makes Us Healthier, Happier and Brainier

Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why you should exchange your gym kit for a pair of comfy shoes and get strolling. Taking a stroll with Shane O’Mara is a risky endeavour. The neuroscientist is so passionate about walking, and...

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The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

The government wants to start sending millions of Americans a check. Here’s how to use it wisely

Some good news – in the form of money – may be coming to Americans soon. On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that the Trump administration plans to move “immediately” to send money to Americans as the coronavirus cripples the economy. “Americans need cash now,” Mnuchin said, indicating checks could come in the next...

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A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

A coronavirus cautionary tale from Italy: Don’t do what we did

Many of us were too selfish to follow suggestions to change our behavior. Now we’re in lockdown and people are needlessly dying. An Italian journalist is warning Britons to ‘stay home’ amid the coronavirus pandemic as one of the country’s top doctors warns Covid-19 is ‘apocalyptic’. The stark pleas to ban mass gatherings, avoid contact...

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Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Please Do Not Make a DIY Surgical Mask During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Paul Kita Men’s Health March 4, 2020 The surgical mask has come to symbolize the fears surrounding COVID-19. You probably saw pictures of people wearing the masks everywhere after reports of the rapid spread of the coronavirus emerged from China in January. Then you heard of medical mask shortages—at pharmacies and via online retailers. Now, likely...

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Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

Kathryn Floyd Talks About Hiring A Caregiver

by Kathryn Floyd, Certified Caregiving Consultant and Educator When thinking about hiring a private caregiver you should first ask the following questions of yourself, your care recipient (we will call them your “caree” in this article), and other family members involved in the decision-making process.  What condition is the caree in?  Is it a short-term...

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“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

Heart disease is a term covering any disorder of the heart. Unlike cardiovascular disease, which describes problems with the blood vessels and circulatory system as well as the heart, heart disease refers to issues and deformities in the heart itself. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of...

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Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

According to the AAMC, Research shows that almost 40% of women physicians go part-time or leave medicine altogether within six years of completing their residencies. Dr. Ritchelle Broadnax, who’s very early in her career as a Doctor of Nursing, has big plans on how she can continue to give her clients/patients that great quality of...

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Houston Phlebotomy School Memorizes A Deceased Employee Of Lupus, With A Scholarship Fund

Houston Phlebotomy School Memorizes A Deceased Employee Of Lupus, With A Scholarship Fund

KS Phlebotomy School is one of Houston’s LEADING schools for Phlebotomy. They recently announced that it has created a scholarship named after one of their first employees whose death was as a result of Lupus. “Nakia Hector was an amazing and very dedicated woman. She started with our school in the planning phase and put...

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