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Top Methods To Make Your Next RV Trip Healthier

Since many of us struggle to practice healthy habits in our day-to-day lives, it can become even more challenging to stay healthy such as while you’re traveling across the country on an RV. But the truth is that practicing healthy habits while traveling in the RV can be incredibly easy so long as you are

5 Reasons behind the Current Nursing Shortage

We say current nursing shortage because it’s important to understand that there has almost always been a shortage of nurses. It’s one profession society can never have enough of. However, right now, this shortage is quickly developing into a crisis. To do something about it and encourage more nurses into the profession, it is important

Using Your Nursing Training to Spot Potential Prescription Drug Interactions

Although medicines are routinely used to make people feel significantly better, there are occasions in which prescriptions can have devastating effects. Most major drug interactions are known, enabling doctors and pharmacists to avoid prescribing medicines to patients that could cause harm when combined. On the other hand, nursing professionals who have gone from RN to

Preventive Medicine: Heart-Healthy Foods We Can All Enjoy

The good news is that death from heart disease is on the decline thanks to new medicines and procedures. However, heart disease still remains the number one killer of Americans. Over the years, we have continued to learn more about the causes of both strokes and fatal heart attacks. Preventative medicine aimsto avoid problems with our

Edwards’ Sapien 3 Artificial Heart Valve For High Risk Patients

Repeated failure of the bio-prosthetic aortic valve or Mitral valve, which raises the chances of fatality or severe complications in patients of symptomatic heart disease, has lead to a new breakthrough in artificial valve technology. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of Edward Lifescience LLC’s Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve,

Medical Versus Non-Medical Weight Loss: Breaking Down 3 Popular Approaches

Given that the most of the public struggles with weight loss, people are always on the lookout for a “quick fix” or “miracle” solution that will help them drop those problem pounds. However, there are pros and cons to just about any weight loss treatment, medical or otherwise. In most cases, a combination of cost,

Three Effective Medical and Non-Medical Weight Loss Strategies That Aren’t Exercise

We often hear stats thrown around which note that approximately two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese. The question remains: if this is the case, why aren’t people doing something about their condition? The fact remains that most of the public at large is uninformed about their options for weight loss. While diet and

Top Professions in the Medical Field

When we think of the medical field we always think of doctors and nurses. There are a lot more opportunities within the medical field that one can work for and be very successful at. One of the best things about the healthcare profession is that there is always a need somewhere. So let’s review the

Research and Development Requires Specialized Lab Equipment and Environmental Controls Based on Specific Scientific Field of Research

A modern day laboratory is an indispensable tool for research and development. Without it, advances in every field of scientific study are impossible to achieve.  The equipment that is needed in a research lab varies widely and is mainly dependent upon the type of research that is conducted within it. For example, the equipment used in a laboratory

How Technology Is Speeding up the Drug Development Process

On average, it takes up to 10 years and $2.6 billion to bring a new drug to market, according to data collected by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. This includes both the drugs that successfully make it to market — about 12 percent — and those that fail at some point