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All About Vaping 2

All About Vaping

What is ‘Vaping’? Electronic cigarettes (ecigs) are a modern way of quitting smoking, while still getting the “feel” and nicotine from smoking.  At the moment, there’s still not enough long-term data to determine if vaping helps smokers quit in both the short and long term durations, but many studies are reporting favorable results. The process of …

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Understanding Dementia 3

Understanding Dementia

It’s not uncommon for people to refer to Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as if they were interchangeable terms.  However, this isn’t the case; Dementia refers to a group of disorders that cause a loss of memory, clarity of thought, communication, and thinking skills, to the point of impairing day-to-day life.  Alzheimer’s, for instance, is a specific form …

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Become a Nurse Practitioner at Advanced Mobile Healthcare

Advanced Mobile Healthcare in Wichita, Kansas is seeking Nurse Practitioner (FNP, Adult, Geriatric, or Acute Care) for our growing primary care house calls program, which addresses the unmet medical needs of frail elderly and disabled populations on a PER basis. We are looking for a self-motivated nurse practitioner with at least two years geriatric, complex …

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Have You Heard The News?

Rumors are spreading like wildfire about Advanced Mobile Healthcare selling to a local home health company.  Rae Lyn began the interview saying, “Of course I didn’t sell the company. However, we do have some exciting things happening.  I’m sure this has fueled the rumor mill.” To get to where things are now, we need to look …

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What is Kratom, and Why Did The DEA Back Down From Banning It? 5

What is Kratom, and Why Did The DEA Back Down From Banning It?

It’s not that uncommon for a new recreational drug to reach US shores or even be created in the US.  Sometimes it’s a plant that has been used for generations from another country, a new formulation, or a synthetic analog for an existing (but illegal) recreational drug.  It doesn’t take particularly long for the DEA …

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The Social and Emotional Effects of Cancer 6

The Social and Emotional Effects of Cancer

Any debilitating or life threatening disease, including cancer, causes emotional effects in addition to any physical changes that may occur. This article discusses four separate cancer cases, because the reaction of friends, family, and others are always unique.  Furthermore, signs and symptoms present differently in various cancers and treatments.  Thus, sometimes it’s very evident a …

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Understanding Cancer and it's Treatments, Part II 7

Understanding Cancer and it’s Treatments, Part II

If you haven’t already, be sure to read Part I Types of Cancer Treatment All treatment options involve three possible overall goals, sometimes performed at the same time:  slow the spread of cancer, kill the cancerous cells, or remove the cancerous cells.  There’s a multiple options for treating cancer.  Various factors are involved in what …

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