Relaxation Tips for Caregivers

Caregiver burnout is when a caregiver experiences anxiety, fatigue, and physical ailments related to their caregiving duties. Caregivers of all varieties, from nurses to family volunteers, are at risk of burnout. Burnout is usually the result of taking too...

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Helpful Items to Bring for Chemo

Undergoing Chemotherapy is can be a daunting experience. Hospital and clinical settings are unnerving for many people. However, there are items one can bring to his or her infusion session to help make the trip brighter and more comfortable....

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Challenges Faced by Parkinsons’ Caregivers

Parkinson’s is a progressive disorder, meaning symptoms get worse over time. Parkinson’s is also unpredictable with fluctuating changes in condition. At times, these changes can happen daily. This presents unique challenges to Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers. We will...

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Majority of Melanomas Not Associated with Moles

When speaking of melanoma, talk of moles frequently comes up. Specifically, talk about checking them for suspicious changes. This is important as melanoma can develop in existing moles. However, all skin on the body needs to be examined thoroughly....

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ABCs of Identifying Skin Cancer

Summer is here and with it comes longer days and more intense sunlight. This increases exposure to UV rays which can lead to skin cancer. Today, we’ll discuss two ways to evaluate moles for potential signs of melanoma. They...

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Recognizing Heat Stroke in Older Adults

We’re approaching what is typically the peak for summer temperatures. Older adults are more vulnerable to heat-related disorders. This is for a variety of reasons ranging from health issues, medication side-effects, or the simple fact that older bodies don’t...

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Health Benefits of Watermelon

Watermelon is a favorite summertime treat. It’s a crisp, cool way to get some refreshment against the sizzling heat. Just how good for you is it, though? Below we’ll outline some health benefits of watermelon. • Hydration: Given the...

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Home Remedies for Upset Stomach

Occasional stomach upsets are not uncommon. They can be triggered by eating certain foods, eating too much food, or even by medications. While there are medicines for upset stomach, there are plenty of home remedies that can also help....

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