Tag Archives: Healthcare Issues

Snake Oil? (Infographic)

Scientific evidence for popular health supplements. With the rise in popularity of “new age” or homeopathic medicine, many have resulted to taking over-the-counter health supplements. While some people will ingest these products in addition to their regular medications, others have … Continue reading

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Now Wash Your Hands (Infographic)

Case fatality rate vs. maximum survival time outside the body. You have had it drilled into your mind from a very young age. Washing your hands is not just common courtesy anymore. At some point, it may just save your … Continue reading

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Dirty Water (Infographic)

When you think of low-quality water, you may think of under-developed or impoverished countries. However, even the U.S struggles with providing clean water to its citizens in certain parts of the country. Here is a representation of the cleanest and … Continue reading

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Death By Disease (Infographic)

It is a fact of life that many things exist in the world to do us harm or even kill us. There are many deadly diseases that take the lives of thousands throughout the world each year. Which ones kill … Continue reading

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The Conversation: Prostate Cancer (Infographic)

The causes of prostate cancer are hard to pinpoint but certain factors do increase your risk. Age, family medical history, and race are the leading factors. Other factors include weight and region. American males are most likely to become diagnosed … Continue reading

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Worldwide Healthcare Insurance Statistics (Infographic)

When it comes to health insurance there are many different ways in which it can be governed. In countries like Sweden and Norway public health is fully funded by the public in the form of taxes while there are also … Continue reading

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Nurses: Key To Our Healthcare System (Infographic)

As one of the key members to any health care organization, nurses have a strong association in our society with a high level respect and admiration. “Operation Nurse” shares some fun information about nurses and the daily responsibilities they undertake.

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National Wear Red Day 2013 For Womens’ Health

The mission of National Wear Red Day for Womens’ Health is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Amazon.com Widgets

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How To Know When To Go To The ER (Infographic)

Knowing when a condition is serious enough to warrant a visit to your hospital’s emergency room is vital information. You can prevent an unnecessary and costly trip to the ER by knowing when it is appropriate to go, or whether … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Guide For Prescribing The Possessive Apostrophe

Or should this be titled “A Nurses’ Guide…?” This is one of the biggest and most serious questions every healthcare professional in America is struggling with today. Where, when, and how do we properly use the possessive apostrophe? In order … Continue reading

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