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Makeup expires?! | How long should you keep makeup?

As promised, here is a post on makeup expiry and making sure you are not using out of date makeup! A few years ago, I came across a picture that showed how long different makeup...

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High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk

After investigating 14 years of study data on over 1 million people, researchers found that women diagnosed with high cholesterol had a lower odds of developing breast cancer,...

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Five ways to quit smoking

Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke-free can help you to take the leap. We have put...

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What should you do if a friend has a seizure?

Ten percent of people are expected to experience a seizure at some point during their lifetime, but would you know what to do if someone was having a seizure right next to you?...

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Metered-Dose Inhaler Spacer Demonstration

What is a metered-dose inhaler (MDI)? It’s an inhaler used to administer a set amount of medication into the lungs. Medications that are used include bronchodilators,...

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Metered-Dose Inhaler Demonstration: Open and Closed-Mouth Techniques

What is a metered-dose inhaler? It’s an inhaler used to administer a set amount of medication into the lungs. Medications that are used include bronchodilators, corticosteroids...

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Suicide In Nursing: Much More Common Than You Think

A study released earlier this year shed light on an alarming finding: of the female population, nurses are 23% more likely to commit suicide than women in general. The study...

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How to suture

Introduction Suturing entails the closure of a wound or defect using a thread attached to a needle with knots tied to maintain the apposition of wound edges As with all simple...