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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

Quadriplegia

Being a parent involves running around after your kids. They grow up too fast and want to touch, grab, and pull on everything. And, while it can be exasperating, it also highlights their health and their ability to move their bodies. However, when a child has quadriplegia, things completely change. All of a sudden, they…

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Heatstroke & Heat Exhaustion in Kids

If you’ve lived in Florida long enough, you’re aware that the heat and humidity can sometimes feel oppressive. This is not limited to the summer months, either. Thanks to our quasi-tropical location, temperatures can be high for most of the year. Yet, it is these same weather conditions that make the Sunshine State a popular…

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Heatstroke & Heat Exhaustion in Kids

Polycystic Kidney Disease in Children

Finding out your child has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition is one of the most heartbreaking moments a parent can experience. The feelings of helplessness increase when the illness could result in life-threatening complications. Such is the case with polycystic kidney disease. But, what exactly is it? What are the signs and symptoms?…

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When Work Doesn’t Feel Like Work

Fremenia Wachuku always wanted to be a nurse anesthesiologist. However, with her busy life as a wife and mom, she realized being an LPN gave her a career option that fits best with her life. Thirty years later, she’s still working in healthcare, at Sonas Home Health Care. “I started working here about three years…

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When Work Doesn’t Feel Like Work

What Hand Sanitizers Protect Against COVID-19?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we’ve all been bombarded with 24/7 news cycles. Every day, there are updates on infection rates, CDC guidelines, and what you can do in your everyday life to keep yourself and your loved ones protected. While everyone’s aware of the need for masks and social distancing, there’s also the issue of…

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What Hand Sanitizers Protect Against COVID-19?