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Want to Stay Heart Healthy? Brush Your Teeth!

Frequent brushing linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure Frequent brushing of teeth is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the…

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The Evolving Practice of Paramedicine

First responders are seeing an increased role in non-emergent patient care. With legislation regarding the scope of practice anticipated, what might this service line look like? Traditionally, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) have had the exhausting task of caring for patients during times…

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Forming Your Financial Future

Regardless of your age, any aspirations about retirement require appropriate planning. There are certain suggested tactics that younger and older professionals can consider. Retirement in this country is not what it used to be. Employer-sponsored pensions are increasingly becoming a sentiment of the past…

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Gender Roles In Nursing

A Nurse is a nurse no matter what gender you are.  The word “Nurse” comes from the Latin word “nutrire” which means to suckle. Historically, the nursing role has been predominately a female profession. This social stereotype has automatically excluded men from entering the…

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