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The 4 Weirdest Things Found Inside Of People In The ER

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The 4 Weirdest Things Found Inside Of People In The ER

If parents are embarrassed that one of their children has swallowed something odd, they should do a bit of research. A list of strange things that have been found in emergency room patients in recent years would run the length of a football field. In most of these cases, the offender has been coaxed back…

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5 Emergency Car Kits for any Situation

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5 Emergency Car Kits for any Situation

Any driver should have a reliable emergency kit for any life situation. You never know what could happen to you on the next corner, that’s why you need to be prepared. Emergency kits not only contain band aids and some simple pain killers, but also they should have solutions for surviving in extreme conditions. There…

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How to Cut Down on Your Emergency Room Waiting Time

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How to Cut Down on Your Emergency Room Waiting Time

Long emergency room wait times could cause some people to leave hospitals, returning home with chest pains, migraines, anxiety issues and other conditions that require immediate care. A visit to a crowded emergency room could also force families to sit with babies and toddlers, rocking them in effort to soothe them, as they cry or…

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Medical Supplies – How to Protect your Family during Emergency Situations

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Medical Supplies - How to Protect your Family during Emergency Situations

Protecting your family members and dealing with any kind of emergency situation calls for proper security measures. You need to ensure that all the necessary precautionary measures are taken to avoid any untoward circumstances. However, at times we are left with not much choice and have to face such a situation. In a very short…

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Medical Supplies for Hurricane Preparedness

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Medical Supplies for Hurricane Preparedness

Like many families, you may already have a pretty solid emergency plan in place at home for situations such as a fire or an earthquake. However, with the recent media coverage surrounding the many hurricanes that America has been experiencing, it is wise to add hurricane preparedness on the family list of plans as well.…

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Vicodin Addiction

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Vicodin Addiction

The use and abuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, although technically legal, can lead to addiction just like illegal “street drugs.” A 2005 study conducted at Columbia University by the National Center on Addictions and Substance Abuse (NCASA) found that 15 to 17 million people living in North America alone answered yes to abusing…

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What You Should Expect at a Good Urgent Care Facility

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What You Should Expect at a Good Urgent Care Facility

Urgent care facilities are becoming commonplace.  Once only major cities had them, but now they are popping up even in rural areas.  Urgent care facilities offer new options to patients regarding managing their health during acute crises, and it is important to know when to choose an urgent care facility and how to handle the…

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Uncover Three of the Hottest Nursing Specialties for 2013

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Uncover Three of the Hottest Nursing Specialties for 2013

The field of nursing provides multiple opportunities for career advancement by pursuing specialty areas of nursing. Across the country, specialty areas of nursing exist for ambitious nurses who want to increase their opportunities and expand their professional horizons within the medical field. Embracing nursing specialties can better equip nurses for their futures and provide them…

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Advantages of Going to Urgent Care

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Advantages of Going to Urgent Care

Sometimes it is difficult to decide when to go the emergency room or when to go to an urgent care facility.  Most of the time, an urgent care is more beneficial and in most cases saves you a lot of time and money.  Unless it is a life-threatening issue, you should probably go to a…

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Caution With Going Outdoors! Health Hazards to Watch Out For When Outdoors

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Caution With Going Outdoors! Health Hazards to Watch Out For When Outdoors

It is undeniable that outdoor adventures contribute greatly to our health and wellbeing. Outdoor activities have numerous benefits, whether those are physical and psychological. No matter how we enjoy outdoor adventures, risks are still present, and these are the things we should look out for, especially when we are in the wilderness. Prevention is Better…

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