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Handful Bra Review & Giveaway: I Have Always Been A Handful, Now My Bra Is A Handful Too! by Push.Pump.Progress Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 12:00am I am going to start this review off with a rant I feel like finding a decent sports bra to exercise in is the equivalent to finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.....probably not going to happen! Sure I have sports bras that give great support, but they flatten my girls right now.... I have sports bras in a variety of colours to mat ... Read on »
Yoga Hands by Stef Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 12:00am Tonight I had a tech session focused on hands.  The 90-minute class was segmented into three parts: 1) Hand structure and alignment: anatomy of human hands (27 bones in each!), and how hands should be placed on the yoga mat … Continue reading → Read on »
This goes hand in hand with some ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:19pm This goes hand in hand with some of my prior comments on standardization...basically in a couple words, "it's gone"... or I should say at least as we have known in the past.  Standardization and certification processes are finding times very challenging today to provide that type of advice not only in wireless areas, but all areas of technolog ... Read on »
Real Time Monitoring of When you Washed your Hands – Don’t Touch that Patient Until You Have Washed Your Hands by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 1:02pm The way the system operated with the bedside monitor, the patient will see the green light too, so they will know if you have washed your hands too.   If the green light doesn’t appear you get a reminder to stop and wash with your ID tag that will vibrate.  I can say this is better than a voice calling out.   This is a full on data trail of who ... Read on »
Wash Your Hands With Elmo: Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands! by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:37pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Elmo helps kids to protect themselves and to keep germs away. Elmo the adorable Sesame Street character who has been a house-hold staple for many years, teaches children about the importance of hand washing and staying healthy. In an effort to prevent the spread of the swine flu, The Department of Health ... Read on »
VA Medical Center In Chicago Installs HyGreen Hand Washing Hygiene System-Sensors Tell on Unwashed Hands by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 20 Mar 2011 10:57pm I wrote about this product when it first came out back in 2009 and it’s kind of a no brainer if you will.  The patient can see if the doctor or nurse has not washed their hands.  The sensors go right on the sinks and talk to the badges.  The company, Xhale has also some other interesting monitoring products, one of which is for compl ... Read on »
Not that hand- the other hand! by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:09pm A rubber hand that begins to feel real may hold secrets to body image and self-perception. Researchers had participants place one hand beside a partition, blocking it from view, while instead having a realistic looking rubber hand where the hidden hand would normally lay (see the picture). As both the real and fake hands were stimulated by touch, ... Read on »
Use your hands as an “Artificial heart lung machine” : The greatness of hands only CPR ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 17 Aug 2009 10:37pm Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)  is  the major discovery of last century  that has saved many lives over the years. In spite of  this , there has been lot of debate over the exact methodology adopted  .The much published techniques  of Basic cardaic  life support (BCLS)  which is in vogue for over 2 decades has failed to deliver the  resu ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Go Hand in Hand by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 4:16pm Fibromyalgia is a chronic muscle pain syndrome that I can personally write about. I have suffered with chronic pain and bone crushing fatigue for the last 20 years. I am only 41. For many years, I didn't know what the problem was called but when I started researching the subject back in the 90's, I figured out what was wrong. The biggest probl ... Read on »