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Our Everyday Heroes, Celebrating Our Caregivers

November is considered National Family Caregivers Month. During this month, we are charged to providing support acknowledgment to the selfless caregivers that care for loved ones and friends. Caregivers provide critical resources, committed attention, and emotional support to the many generations that make a family. The purpose of National Family Caregivers Month National Family Caregivers …

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Veterans vs. COVID: A New Battleground

We recognize that everyone is concerned about the risk of contracting Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is a new disease; and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Those who may be at higher risk for more severe complications from COVID-19 include adults age …

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What Is Oxygen Saturation level and Its Importance?

Oxygen saturation refers to the amount of oxygen transferred to the body’s different cells through the blood. Oxygen saturation is a standard measurement in the care of a patient. It tells us how much oxygen is present in the blood. Hemoglobin is responsible for transferring oxygen in the blood to different parts of the body. …

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

10 Things About COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a long-term breathing disorder. It has severe effects on the lungs and the lung-associated organ, the heart. Here are ten things that you may not know about COPD: 1. COPD, A Multifaceted Disease Three conditions, Emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory asthma can cause Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. These diseases …

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Why Are The Vital Signs Important?

The Vital Signs are a collection of the four to six most critical medical signs showing the status of the body’s vital (life-sustaining) functions. Doctors take such tests to help determine a person’s general physical health, provide clues to potential illnesses, and demonstrate progress towards recovery. The normal ranges of vital signs differ with age, …

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Social Distancing: 5 Ways To Stay Connected

Social experiences are critical for mental health and happiness. When we lose the ability to talk, hang out, or communicate with friends, family, and co-workers, maintaining that sense of happiness is difficult. Thanks to our digitally enhanced world, staying connected is easier than ever before. Hundreds of messaging and video calling apps are available, which …

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