It’s almost a year now since COVID-19 was first discovered in Wuhan, China. While the pandemic has brought about numerous challenges, staff shortages and restrictions like social distancing are driving innovation.
Some of the innovative ideas are brilliantly simple, like face masks with a transparent section to help deaf people lip...Releases
Hearing aids have come a long way. Decades ago, people depended on analog hearing aids that barely had anything between the microphone and the speaker. Today, there are digital devices that can filter sound by frequency and deliver sounds based on the wearer’s unique needs. The future is unpredictable, but even now there are several...
November 25th, 2020
Electronic medical records have many advantages and have changed healthcare for patients, staff and companies. Here we look at a few ways in which going electronic has changed healthcare.
Better Patient Care
One of the most obvious changes with electronic medical records is the change in care. No longer do healthcare...
A UTI, or urinary tract infection, is something that affects 25-40% of women here in the United States and accounts for more than six million doctor visits each year. For those that have had one before, you understand better than anyone just how uncomfortable, painful, and frustrating they can be. If left untreated, they grow worse and...Releases
As rewarding as it can be to save lives and give people a chance for a better quality of life, the healthcare field can be mentally and physically exhausting. It can also wear on your emotions, leaving you feeling depleted and out of it. In light of the heavy demand COVID-19 placed on those in the medical field, it no surprise that nurse...Releases
Most surgical weight loss procedures (also known as bariatric procedures) are quite serious, even when they are being performed by a licensed plastic surgeon. Which is why it is both logical and wise to first do your own research about the surgical procedure you might be considering. Read on as we take a brief look through the most...Releases
No single factor has been identified as the cause of addiction. For example, addiction may be caused by genetics, family history, mental disorders, trauma and social pressure. Addiction requires a comprehensive treatment program. However, before pursuing addiction treatment in Lexington, here are a few things you should know about...Releases
Alcoholism can have a huge impact not only on the life of the alcoholic, but on the lives of their loved ones as well. It can ravage an alcoholic's body, as well as their mind and spirit, and it can hurt their careers and relationships, too.
However, even though an addiction to alcohol may be highly destructive, it can still be...Releases
The road to recovery is a long one, and the withdrawal process makes it that much harder. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find joy in your life during recovery — this is often due to low levels of serotonin and dopamine in your brain, which both contribute to happiness and feeling good. While you'll have plenty of help at a place...Releases
In 2020 we saw the biggest pandemic of recent history, the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 outbreak. Related to the H1N1 Virus, COVID-19 spread quickly across the globe, causing governments to close their borders and institute “lockdowns” to help prevent the spread of the disease. As coronavirus is a disease that affects the respiratory...Releases
If you haven’t hosted a game night, you’re missing out! There are plenty of games to choose from – whether you play a game that’s phone-based, such as Heads Up or Picolo or you’d prefer to take a break from technology and host your first poker night. Of course, there are many ways to ensure your game night...