Substance Abuse Nursing: An Introduction

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One of the biggest issues in the United States is substance abuse. It affects families across the country. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that illicit drug use accounted for $193 billion in overall healthcare costs in 2007, while prescription opioid use accounted for $78.5 billion in overall healthcare costs in 2013. Trends show increasing opioid and heroin addiction in the U.S. Nurses play […] Read more »

8 Key Safety Essentials You Need When Pontooning

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We all know that safety should be our main concern when setting sail – but no one can deny that sometimes, even the most meticulous of people forget to keep some essential items on their boat. These include the obvious – life jackets for you and other passengers you might have on board, a first aid kit, extra fuel, as well as less obvious items, […] Read more »

12 Bad Habits That Can Lead to Hair Loss

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Smoking is sometimes seen as a dirty and bad habit but if the words of your loved ones do not motivate you enough to kick the ugly habit then maybe the following fact will help bring you to action. The Barbr says that smoking is one of the bad habits that causes hair loss. If you have a good head of hair and want to […] Read more »

Is Eating Meat Good for You?

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Is eating meat actually good for you?  The infographic below by Authority Diet reveals some health benefits of eating meat. In recent years, eating meat received negative press due to its supposed links to diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. However, do these purported claims hold any scientific grounding? People avoid meat for different reasons, most of which are the adverse health claims and […] Read more »

Pulmonary Fibrosis and Asbestos Exposure

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Between 1940 and 1978, over 11 million U.S. workers would breathe in asbestos fibers on a daily basis in the workplace, which are now known to cause plenty of terrible diseases, including pulmonary fibrosis. This non-malignant disease, which has a very rapid development and, accordingly, a quite unfavorable prognosis, is responsible for the death of roughly 40,000 Americans every year. Once they attach themselves to […] Read more »

Steps to Become a Better Medical Student

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Want to become a better medical student? There are things you need to consider. But first, you have to ask yourself if what you really want as challenges are inevitable. If you focus on improving yourself, you increase your chance to become an effective health personnel in the future. Nothing can stop you if you’re serious enough. To help you, here are some steps: Read more »

The Benefits and Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been a health trend for decades. Apple cider vinegar has been claimed to be good for your health and treat a range of health ailments such as help skin conditions as well as weight loss. Could this be all a gimmick or are the claims backed by science?  Surprisingly, science does back most of the health claims. AuthorityDiet.com created the following […] Read more »

How To Be Debit Card Safe

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We all know about the importance of money in our life. Day after day we work hard to make money and day after day we go crazy by trying to save it. Today, in the age of information technology, fraudsters choose increasingly sophisticated methods of deception. Debit cards are the easiest way to checking account funds for card holders, so they become major targets for financial thieves. Nevertheless, […] Read more »