Monthly Archive: January 2016

Memory Loss

Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study

Originally published by Medline Plus - learn about how only 1 in 4 adults aged 45 or older discussed memory problems with a health care professional

Aimee Sharp

Hospitals Employ Email ‘Empathy’ To Help Doctors And Patients Keep In Touch

By Barbara Feder Ostrov for California Healthline A health care startup made a wild pitch to Cara Waller, CEO of the Newport Orthopedic Institute in Newport Beach. The company said it could get patients more engaged by “automating” physician empathy. It “almost made me nauseous,” she said. How can you automate something as deeply personal as empathy?… Continue reading Hospitals Employ Email ‘Empathy’ To Help Doctors And Patients Keep In Touch

Aimee Sharp

Report: Breast-Feeding Increase Could Save More Than 800,000 Lives Annually

More than 1,300 studies were reviewed, including some commissioned specifically for this report, which focused on the levels and benefits of breast-feeding.

Aimee Sharp
Nutrition Label

How to Read the Nutrition Label on Your Favorite Foods

In this article, originally published by the The Daily Meal, you can learn more about what all those numbers mean on your food's nutrition label.

Aimee Sharp
Stomal Complications

Troubleshooting Common Stomal Complications Webinar: Video

Here is a video For anyone who missed our recent “Troubleshooting Common Stomal Complications ” webinar, presented by Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC.

Aimee Sharp
Incontinence Care

Incontinence Insights Newsletter – Volume 4

Check out the latest updates and information from our on-staff continence product specialists in our Incontinence Insights Newsletter, Volume 4:

Aimee Sharp
atrofia muscular espinal

Caring for a Child with Special Needs: Meet Aubriana

Shellie L. knows true love when she looks into her daughter’s eyes each morning. Finding out her daughter had a severe form of spinal muscular atrophy was a devastating blow but each day with Aubriana is a blessing that makes her appreciate life. I was 23-years-old when I had my daughter Aubriana. She was my second… Continue reading Caring for a Child with Special Needs: Meet Aubriana

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS

Consejos para detectar y prevenir el agotamiento del cuidador

El cuidado personal tiene una importancia fundamental para evitar el agotamiento.

Gina Flores
cicatrización de las heridas

5 nutrientes importantes para la cicatrización de las heridas

Si tiene una úlcera por presión, consuma una variedad de alimentos para facilitarle al cuerpo suficiente nutrientes para la cicatrización de las heridas.

Gina Flores
the relationship between incontinence and falls

The Relationship Between Incontinence and Accidental Falls

Incontinence can contribute to accidental falls. Learn more about the relationship between incontinence and accidental falls and how to prevent them.

Aimee Sharp
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