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100 days of coughing after a 100 years

Eight months ago I wrote my 100th blog about a lady who had become a centenarian and how we had celebrated her birthday and since then she has followed my blogs and I have even introduced her to TED talks which she finds most interesting! 878 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Fireworks Safety

For many, the Fourth of July is a time of celebration, happiness and creation of good family memories. In the emergency room it’s one of the two worst days to have to work (excluding any Friday the 13ths that occur during a full moon…). 742 more words

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Straight No Chaser In The News: Your Teens Have Healthier Habits Than You

Your teens are healthier than you. From the department of good health news – on some very important measures, somehow it seems as if our youth have actually received and read the memo on health. 436 more words

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When I first stated at 102 The Avenue I tested every single person’s urine for glucose and after 6 months I had picked up 19 new diabetics. 1,574 more words

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Straight, No Chaser In the News: The Measles Outbreak and Not Getting Vaccinated

Here’s a cautionary tale to those who rely on non-medical sources to guide their health decisions. 

The measles vaccine became available in 1963. Prior to then, the virus causing measles infected approximately 500,000 Americans a year. 453 more words

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