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Tick-ing Time Bomb?

The tick problem has gradually grown over the past decade, and this summer may be the worst yet If you or your patients live in an area with a considerable deer population—chances are you’re familiar with the concept of tick…

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AHA guidelines causing controversy

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Raise Concerns for Patients & Healthcare Providers For the first time in more than a decade, officials with the American Heart Association (AHA) have reclassified how they recommend healthcare providers evaluate and treat high blood pressure.…

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Oceania University of Medicine’s unique MD program

Oceania University of Medicine’s unique MD program is ideal for health professionals like you. Let’s talk about taking the next step. If you want to achieve more, medical school may be for you. Life events may have made that dream…

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ED Nurses Fight Opioid Epidemic

Arming frontline nurses to treat life-threatening overdoses As nurses, we witness the national opioid epidemic daily. The rise in opioid abuse is skyrocketing and our hospital resources are stretched. Yet, when armed with the right resources we are uniquely positioned…

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Healthcare Habit: 10 Simple Ways to Make Exercising Easier

When it comes to regular exercise, you may have the best of intentions. But after a long work shift at your hospital, office or facility, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. Making exercise a habit is difficult…

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

UF Health NICU plays role in preparing twins for surgery In December 2015, at 21 weeks’ gestation, parents Mark and Jackie learned that they were expecting twins. They also learned that the babies were joined from heart to liver. Conjoined…

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The Father’s experience in the NICU

A Family-Centered Care Approach With advances in neonatal and pediatric intensive care, the survival of hospitalized children has increased. These advances also has increased the length of the average hospital stay and increased health-care costs. Research supports a family-centered care…

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Nurses Salary by Specialty Certification

Nurses certified in their specialty earn 23% more on average than their non-certified coworkers Perhaps the most interesting information in this year’s Salary Survey came…

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Healthcare Habit: 15 Best Things to Eat After a Workout

After an intense workout, you may want to reward yourself with a nice, tasty treat. But your post-workout snack or meal can make all the difference in your weight loss and energy levels. Speed up your muscle recovery and improve…

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Healthcare Habit: 15 Best Things to Eat After a Workout

After an intense workout, you may want to reward yourself with a nice, tasty treat. But your post-workout snack or meal can make all the difference in your weight loss and energy levels. Speed up your muscle recovery and improve…