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Caring for a Child After Heart Surgery

When you find out that your loved one requires heart surgery, it can feel like your own heart has stopped, and everything moves in slow motion — especially if that loved one is a child or infant. But, once the surgery has happened and your little one is strong enough to come home, that anxiety…

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Caring for a Child After Heart Surgery

Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Getting sick can feel like a normal part of growing up for any child. But, if your child is constantly sick or if symptoms point to their condition being serious, it can make you feel helpless and worry about their health. Such can be the case with chronic kidney disease. Despite the condition impacting an…

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

A dry cough, slight fever, and runny nose always seem like sure-fire symptoms for something like the common cold or flu. But, these common symptoms and others can also be the first indication of something worse, such as a viral infection. While most infections can be treated swiftly with antibiotics, viral infections cannot. And, some…

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Diabetes Friendly Diet: Best And Worst Foods For Diabetics

When you live with diabetes, your food choices matter. That’s why it’s important for you or your loved one to know how to maintain a healthy diet with diabetes. When it comes to eating healthy as a diabetic, nothing is completely off limits. But while bad foods are fine in small, moderated portions, it’s easiest to manage…

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Diabetes Friendly Diet

Premature Baby Care at Home

Having a baby is often a time for celebration and sleepless nights. But sometimes, the little one arrives much sooner than anticipated, bringing along worries about his or her wellbeing. While at the hospital, it’s easy to rely on medical providers to take care of their healthcare, while you and your family focus on providing…

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Caring for a Premature Baby

Outdoor Family Activities

Throughout 2020 — and so far, through 2021 — people have gotten used to social distancing and spending most of their time at home in order to stay as safe as possible from COVID-19. However, no matter how careful one tries to be, at some point, it’s common to get cabin fever. Now that there’s…

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

One of the worst news anyone can receive is a serious medical diagnosis — and it can feel even worse when the person receiving it is your child. One such serious medical diagnosis is often an unfamiliar one, yet it clearly affects vital organs. It’s known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia. What is it? What causes it?…

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

How to Become a Registered Nurse in Florida

Throughout history, nurses have played a crucial role in healthcare. From their duties during wartime to their frontline work during worldwide pandemics, it is safe to say that they are vital for society to function. But, most people have only seen a small portion of what they do on a daily basis — such as…

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How to Become a Registered Nurse in Florida

How to Become an LPN in Florida

Careers in healthcare are a practical choice. There will always be a demand for them, and you get to earn a living by helping others and improving their quality of life. However, not everyone has the time, desire, or resources to become a doctor or a nurse practitioner. Fortunately, becoming a licensed practical nurse (LPN)…

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How to Become an LPN in Florida

Paraplegia vs Quadriplegia

Mobility is one of those things that often gets taken for granted — until it is lost. Simple tasks, such as getting out of bed and walking to the kitchen suddenly become impossibilities — or at least difficult enough to require assistance. Such is the case with paraplegia and quadriplegia. However, these conditions are not…

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Paraplegia vs Quadriplegia