What You Need To Know About Prescription Pain MedicationSeptember 19, 2013 at 12:32 pm
If your doctor ever prescribes a prescription pain medication for you– after surgery or to treat chronic pain–then know these tips.
Beach Safety: What To Do In A Rip CurrentAugust 15, 2013 at 11:13 am
This month’s Nurse Tip comes from our own recent experience and it’s no exaggeration to say that knowing what to do in rough water can save your life.
Nurse Tips: A New Twist on Ankle InjuriesAugust 8, 2013 at 6:00 am
Always listen to your body to determine how much activity you should be doing.
Everybody Does Need A Nurse!June 29, 2013 at 6:56 am
If this was a pill or a machine with these results it would be front-page news in the Wall Street Journal.
Nurse Tips: Try This Bread!June 14, 2013 at 5:57 am
My first reaction when I heard about this bread years ago was not positive: “Frozen bread? With a bible verse printed on the package?”
Nurse Tips: Proper Hydration, Part IIMay 30, 2013 at 12:50 pm
Two weeks ago, I wrote about a quick trick you can use to tell whether you are properly hydrated .
Nurse Tips: Are You Drinking Enough Water?May 14, 2013 at 6:00 am
This week, from Everybody Needs A Nurse: The Evidence is in the Bowl.
Nurse Tips: Grief and LossApril 19, 2013 at 1:41 pm
When you have experienced a loss be extra careful to listen to your body.
Nurse Tips: Double-Check Your MedicationsApril 8, 2013 at 4:46 pm
Americans are taking more medications than ever before. Most of these meds allow us to live healthier (and longer), but it’s important to make sure that they are taken correctly. Over the next few months, the Nurse Tip of the Month will give you some helpful hints about your medications and how to make sure [...]
Headaches: When It's Time To See The DoctorMarch 17, 2013 at 9:15 am
Headaches are, sadly, fairly common occurrences for most people. Generally, we take an aspirin or ibuprofen and it goes away. But when is it time to seek treatment for a headache? Plan a visit to your doctor if: your headaches require you to take pain medication frequently or in high doses your headaches are getting [...]