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Oral Contraceptives: Not Just for Preventing Pregnancy

The following article was provided by the Department of Nursing in USC, Nursing@USC

If a woman is taking the pill, many assume her primary purpose is to prevent pregnancy. 512 more words

Health Care

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

A report published in the journal, Diabetic Medicine indicates the ‘Healthier You: Diabetes Prevention Programme’ has signed up significantly more people than expected

Progress of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme: referrals, uptake and participant characteristics… 48 more words

Prevention

Why Diets Don’t Work

By Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Counseling 

Put Down Your Fork!

You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight. 449 more words

Articles

Complications with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) used in hospitalized patients and outpatients: a prospective cohort study

New publication (Open Access) on Complications with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) used in hospitalized patients and outpatients: a prospective cohort study from Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control… 24 more words

Lessons Learned

A lot of my post when I share stuff like about how to tell a troll early is not directed to one person in particular, its directed to all the trolls that taunt me online continuously. 397 more words

Stay Safe this Season with a Flu Shot

What do we need to know about flu in San Mateo County right now?

“Get your flu shot. Get your flu shot. Get your flu shot.” – Scott Morrow M.D., San Mateo County Health Officer. 29 more words

Community Education

Fire prevention tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association, from 2012 to the present, approximately 360,000 fires occurred each year. Here are some basic tips to help you keep your family and home safe from fire. 121 more words