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10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By at April 19, 2011 | 12:29 am | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Sarah Tremain For most people once food enters the mouth, is chewed up and swallowed, as far as they know it’s history. However, that’s not the story for everyone. Individuals that experience a backup of stomach acid into the esophagus, heartburn, more than twice a week are typically more...

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Lounge Chairs – Are They Good For Us?

By at April 17, 2011 | 8:15 pm | 0 Comment

Lounge Chairs – Are They Good For Us?

Lounge Chairs  Are They Good For Us? by Angie, R.N. I love my lounge chair, but is it good for me?  Lounge chairs can rock, swivel, elevate your feet, and even lay you back as though you're in your own little bed. Heck, what more could you want from a chair?     Well here's the problem! If you spend a lot of time in your chair (I'd say more than 3-4 hours), more...

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Fingernails? What Can They Tell You About Your Health?

By at April 13, 2011 | 11:33 am | 0 Comment

Fingernails? What Can They Tell You About Your Health?

Fingernails. A Picture of Health. by Nurse Angie, R.N. Have you ever considered how lucky we are to have fingernails?  Without those little bits of  hard keratin at the end of our fingers, there would be only fleshy pads that would make doing some things (like undoing a knot) almost impossible. Not only do they make our lives easier, but they are a guide to our more...

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Sunglasses. Are They Necessary?

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Sunglasses. Are They Necessary?

Sunglasses. Are They Necessary? by Nurse Angie, R.N. Our eyes are one of the most sensitive areas of the body. Their care is of the utmost importance to our health and happiness. Why would I say that? Well, to lose even a small amount of your vision is very traumatic. And, it is a very difficult thing to cope with especially in these times of electronic and highly more...

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Get Back to the Eating (Food) Basics

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Get Back to the Eating (Food) Basics

Get Back to the Eating (Food) Basics by Nurse Angie, R.N. Autism, ADD, ADHD, Asthma, Dyslexia, Headaches, Allergies, Sleep disorders, Depression, Violence. Sound familiar?  Almost every family in the United States has these problems or knows someone who does.  What is going on? On T.V. the other day, I heard that autism has reached a staggering high. What has more...

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