Oral Health

Oral Health

Oral Health is fundamental to overall health, well-being, and quality of life. A healthy mouth enables people to eat, speak, and socialize without pain, discomfort, or embarrassment. Pain from untreated dental diseases can lead to eating, sleeping, speaking, and learning problems in children and adolescents, which affect social interactions, school achievement, general health, and quality of life. Most Common OralRead more

Chemotherapy Nurses

Chemotherapy Nurses

From the very word, chemotherapy, we can say that these nurses deal with cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. But to be specific, what are their duties and responsibilities, what is their job description? Duties and responsibilities A chemotherapy nurse works with the oncologist to develop treatment plans and helps the patient manage her treatment process. Also, he/she along withRead more

Having Sore Eyes

Having Sore Eyes

Who among us did not even once have sore eyes? We all know how painful it felt and dreaded the days when we undergone having this. But what is this disease and how do we prevent and treat it? Sore eyes is also known as conjunctivitis, sore eyes is manifested in redness and inflammation of the membranes (conjunctiva) covering theRead more

Sample Habits of Becoming a Nurse

Sample Habits of Becoming a Nurse

Nursing profession requires certain characteristics which are needed in becoming successful in this profession. These characteristics are important tools in this journey of nursing career. Have an organizational skills. This means following tasks such as completing assignments on time, finishing nursing school, and researching and implementing tactics that would help complete tasks in the daily life. In connection to theRead more

What is Ebola?

What is Ebola?

With global concern on Ebola, it is important to know what it is, its signs and symptoms and how to treat and prevent someone on having this. According to authorities, health professionals who are assigned in the areas where Ebola is pandemic areas are the most vulnerable and high risk of acquiring the virus. Here is the frequently asked questionsRead more

What is Poliomyelitis?

What is Poliomyelitis?

Definition Polio is a contagious viral illness that, in its most severe form, causes paralysis, difficulty of breathing, and sometimes even death. A suspect case of polio is defined as any patient below 15 years of age with acute flaccid paralysis including those diagnosed to have Guillain- Barre Syndrome for which no other cause can be immediately identified. Its causeRead more

What is Rabies?

What is Rabies?

Rabies is 100% fatal but 100% preventable… Rabies is a zoonosis, a disease that is transmitted from animals to humans that is caused by a virus. It is transmitted through close contact with infected saliva (rabies virus) via bites or scratches from rabid animals like dogs. Every year, around 60,000 people die of rabies, mostly in Asia and Africa (WorldRead more

The Importance of Newborn Screening

The Importance of Newborn Screening

Today, every newborn child in the hospital or any health facility is required to undergo newborn screening. This is one way to improve child health in different countries. The screening allows fir early detection of disorders. On this way, health institutions with the help of parents may know and do some medical interventions if detected and needed. Its goal mainlyRead more

To Become a Surgical Technologist

To Become a Surgical Technologist

A surgical technologist job is to ensure that equipment is functioning as well as the operating environment remains sterile and hygienic. They work under the supervision of a surgeon and they look after the patient’s safety during the operative procedure. One of the major responsibilities of a surgical technologist is to monitor operating room environment sterility for the doctors andRead more

Nutrition for our Kids

Nutrition for our Kids

Nowadays, children get their nutrition mainly from processed foods, usually from fast foods and other comfort foods. With this, the health of our kids is at risk and so we, the parents have the obligation and responsibility to take care of our own children’s health. The question is, how do we do it? How can we assure that our childrenRead more