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Guest Post: No One is Better at Being You than You! by eatspinrunrpt Posted Wed 02 May 2012 4:00am Hi Friends! How are you doing? I’m en route back home to Canada today, and I’ve got one more guest blogger to introduce you to. I met Brittany a few months ago after joining a Facebook group for Canadian students of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, which is the school that I’m studying with to become a Health Coach . We discovered ... Read on »
Unexpected chat by Melanie R. Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Jun 2012 5:27pm Am I the only person who gets excited when I happen upon a situation and think "Ooh! I can blog about that!" We were sitting in the orthodontist's office yesterday and my boys were playing with the train set in the waiting room. (Yes, my seven year old is already wearing an appliance. Braces coming soon.) I saw a Mom and her teenage son lookin ... Read on »
CPSC and FDA Warn Against Using Infant Sleep Positioners Because of Suffocation Risk: Initial Communication by FDA Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 9:00pm Date Issued: Sept. 29, 2010 Audience: Parents of infants younger than 1 year old Health Care Providers: Pediatricians, Nurse Midwives, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses, Obstetricians, Obstetric Nurses, Family Nurse Practitioners, Family Physicians, Home Health Care Nurses, Maternal and Child Ca ... Read on »
Spotlight on the Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner by lcs32 Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 9:00am Nurse-midwives and women’s health nurse practitioners are advanced practice nurses who provide obstetrical, gynecological, and primary health care services to women. According to the U.S. Department of Labor , the responsibilities of nurse-midwives include diagnosing and coordinating all aspects of the childbirth process as well as providing ... Read on »
Patient-Centred Care: Is It In the Cards? by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Mar 2012 6:09pm Mark Wahba Emergency Room Physician, Saskatoon Health Region Remember when you were a kid and you or a sibling collected sports cards?  They came in wax paper packs with hard sticks of chewing gum (always broken). Whether they were hockey, baseball or football they were all similar: a photo of a player on the front ... Read on »
BABEs in Houston by NicoleD Posted Wed 06 Mar 2013 11:23am I believe mommas are strong.  I believe babies are smart.   I believe birth is a dance.   I believe breastfeeding is natural.  And I am so excited to be a part.  Let the adventure begin! - Misti Ryan, BSN, RN, CCE, IBCLC, RLC Bay Area Breastfeeding is a newer lactation support and education business that is located South of Houston bu ... Read on »
INFECTIVE CAUSE OF NEUROLOGICAL ILLNESS by Joanne60 Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:13am Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, Motor Neurons, Alzheimer's, Peripheral Neuropathies, twitching, tingling and other Neurological illnesses have all been diagnosed in patients with Borreliosis commonly referred to as Lyme Disease. Sadly with the controversy which has developed over the last 30 years not all the important information is easily ... Read on »
Fw: Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 12:00am From: "News at The Body" <> Date: 13 Sep 2011 17:54:00 -0400 To: <> ReplyTo: "News at The Body" <> Subject: Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums If you have trouble reading this e-mail, you can see the online version at: www.thebo ... Read on »
Samuel by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 10:55am Mobile Uploads A picture began circulating in November. It should be "The Picture of the Year,"... or perhaps, "Picture of the Decade." It won't be. In fact, unless you obtained a copy of the U.S. paper which published it, you probably would never have seen it. The picture is that of a 21-week-old unborn baby named ... Read on »
Nursing professor earns top service honor in field - News by Jodi K. Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 12:00am UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Cheryl Tatano Beck recently received the 2009 Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Professional Service Award. The award, which Beck said she was thrilled to receive, is the top honor given by AWHONN, a non-profit organization that promotes the health of wom ... Read on »