Acupuncture

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

by Sara Stringer Complementary and alternative therapies are medical products and procedures that are used to diagnose or treat an illness, in conjunction with standard care. Standard care is defined as medical products and procedures prescribed by licensed medical practitioners such as medical doctors, dentists, nurses, and physical therapists. Complementary and alternative treatments run the gamut…

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Wedding Plans

by Nikolas Wong Giovanna was soon to be married to her fiancé, Charlie. I rarely saw them, which made saying ‘congratulations’ difficult; so I invited them out for a coffee. “It’s on me,” I interrupted before Charlie could reach for his back pocket, sliding my gold membership card to the barista, Cindy. I was an active…

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Blueprint for a Wheelchair-Accessible Home

by Tate Handy Your home is your sanctuary, and that doesn’t have to change when you begin to use a wheelchair. By making some simple modifications to your home, your home can be comfortable, functional, and wheelchair-accessible. Each room will require small home modifications to ensure your safety and comfort. Bedrooms and bathrooms will both need…

Mesothelioma

Pleural Mesothelioma: Understanding the 3 Types of Staging Systems

by Katie Johnson  Seventy-five percent of diagnosed mesothelioma cases are ‘pleural.’ This form takes root in body tissue around the lungs. What’s dismissed as harmless periods of coughing and shortness of breath could result in a terminal disease. Those diagnosed with mesothelioma have a life expectancy of less than 18 months.  The disease may take…

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Thou Art That

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. One important element in every life that I’ve been leaving out of these articles so far has been the fact that you won’t be alone. You’re going to have to live your life with other people. They can be friends and…

Elaine and Matt

Until You Learn It

by Elaine Mahon To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world. Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, there was this sweet angel with big brown eyes and a blond curl down his back. When he smiled, those dimples just danced. His eyes…

paramedics

EMT- Paramedic: Advance Emergency Medical Care Worker

by Katie Bernath EMT Paramedics are these emergency care workers, who have completed advanced level of emergency medical training and certified with a Certification/License after passing of the NREMT – Paramedic examination. EMT-Paramedics are the highest level of EMTs, among all level of emergency medical workers. They respond to emergency medical situation and provide an…