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  • The Patients' Bill of Rights established a set of standards by which health care providers should conduct themselves in patient care. Know your rights when it comes to your medical care.

    Patients' Bill of Rights in the United States

    Patients' Bill of Rights in the United States

    by L.L. Woodard0

  • With so many cosmetic lasers for fat reduction, how do you know which to choose? As a professional who has performed numerous treatments for guests, here is my personal opinion review on the Lipo Laser by Meridian Medical (which is different and...

    How Effective Is the Lapex 2000 BCS With Reducing Fat

    How Effective Is the Lapex 2000 BCS With Reducing Fat

    by abeauty127

  • Diabetes is a systemic disease affecting the whole body. Both type I and type II diabetes present risks that must be considered by the anesthesiologist before, during, and after surgery.

    Diabetes and Anesthesia: What Are the Risks?

    Diabetes and Anesthesia: What Are the Risks?

    by TahoeDoc1

  • Have you ever wondered if the color of a throat lozenge matters? The flavor? It does. Different ingredients also means different amounts of medications.

    Are All Throat Lozenges the Same?

    Are All Throat Lozenges the Same?

    by Deni Edwards5

  • What is local anesthesia? How do local anesthetics work? And, most importantly, what do you need to know about their uses and risks as a health consumer or patient?

    Local Anesthesia: Types, Uses, and Risks

    Local Anesthesia: Types, Uses, and Risks

    by TahoeDoc3

  • Worker's compensation is designed to provide medical coverage when an employee is injured on the job. But what happens years later when the injury worsens and the worker has a different employer?

    Workers' Comp Versus the Little Guy

    Workers' Comp Versus the Little Guy

    by Peg Cole43

  • For over a month, people across the US have been wondering what happened to the supply of atenolol, a drug commonly used to control blood pressure. Learn about the shortage and what options you have

    What Happened to Atenolol?

    What Happened to Atenolol?

    by Brandon Young0

  • How does nursing staff ratios affect patient care? How are ratios affected by nursing leadership as compared to nursing management?

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    by Vince0

  • HIV counselors focus on education and prevention. This article explains what HIV counselors do and where they can work.

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    by Marcy Goodfleisch11

  • What standards must contact lenses meet? What are the standards for testing contact lenses and contact lens products?

    Standards for Contact Lenses

    Standards for Contact Lenses

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  • Follow tricyclic antidepressants as they enter your body. Get a better understanding of the pharmacological effects as well as their sides effects.

    The Course of Tricyclic Antidepressants

    The Course of Tricyclic Antidepressants

    by Kristina0

  • Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a dentist? Do you know what your dentist does while you're sitting in the chair waiting?

    A Day in the Life of a Dentist

    A Day in the Life of a Dentist

    by Jacob L. Masters5

  • Thinking about a career in nursing? This article describes the basics of how to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Discusses salary information, job outlook, training, and licensing.

    How to Become a Licensed Practical Nurse

    How to Become a Licensed Practical Nurse

    by Caitlin Goodwin3

  • Have you ever been to an emergency room where you spent the better part of your day either in the waiting room or lying on an uncomfortable bed on wheels, desperately wondering when someone was going to tell you what it is that is wrong with...

    Why You Wait 6 Hours in an Emergency Room

    Why You Wait 6 Hours in an Emergency Room

    by coryann39

  • Ever wonder how your medications are filled at your pharmacy? Curious about why your prescription is not filled as fast as you would like? This article contains some answers.

    How Are Medications Filled in a Pharmacy?

    How Are Medications Filled in a Pharmacy?

    by TDAPharm0

  • Nursing care shouldn't be only about treating the physical diagnosis of the patient. Therapy should encompass the whole person, as well as their environment, in order for real healing to take place.

    What Is Holistic Nursing Care?

    What Is Holistic Nursing Care?

    by Helen Murphy Howell28

  • A common ethical dilemma in nursing arises when the religious persuasion of parents making medical choices for their children clashes with the doctor's assessment of what's best.

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    by Vince0

  • When an emergency arises requiring admission to a hospital, one of the first questions paramedics ask is, "Which hospital would you like to go to?" How do you choose?

    Tips for Choosing a Hospital

    Tips for Choosing a Hospital

    by Peg Cole32

  • Do you feel a painful lump on the front or inside of your thigh? It may be a femoral hernia. Learn about what it is, the causes, and what to expect in terms of diagnosis and treatment.

    What Is a Femoral Hernia and How Is It Treated?

    What Is a Femoral Hernia and How Is It Treated?

    by flycatcherrr109

  • Black History Month is February 2017. I would like to start it all off by celebrating Dr. Richard Hughes, an African American, board-certified pathologist. A "doctor's doctor."

    Dr. Richard Hughes: Board-Certified Pathologist

    Dr. Richard Hughes: Board-Certified Pathologist

    by Dr Freddie Haddox0

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