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Wellness in Practice
Thursday, May 14, 2015
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by Linda Tannenbaum, Open Medicine Foundation
Midlife Matters
Thursday, May 14, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
If you want to drastically cut your risk of developing melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, then you have to use sunscreen, plain and simple.But is it always that simple? It can be, but many people are making major mistakes when it comes to protecting themselves from the sun's dangerous UVA and UVB rays. 
Midlife Matters
Friday, May 8, 2015
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authored by: Judy Freedman
I've always adored the style-maven Iris Apfel. I've followed her flamboyant fashions and oversized iconic eyewear since I was in college in the '70s. As a student of textile and clothing design, it was a treat to see what avant-garde outfit and costume jewelry Iris was wearing on the fashion pages or around the streets of New York City.
Wellness in Practice
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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May 10 kicks off National Women's Health Week, spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. As a registered nurse, I know the importance of making health a priority. And as a busy woman, I know how it can sometimes be challenging to do all the things we need to do to keep our health functioning at its peak performance.
Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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by Beth Toner, RN, Senior Communications Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Patient information: 99-year-old female, status—post hip and elbow fracture. Temperature 98.1 F. Pulse 73. Respiration 17 BPM. Pain 8/10.

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