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  • MRI and Prolab Celebrate Women’s Health Week

    This week, MRI Performance and Prolab are celebrating National Women’s Health Week, which runs from May 12 – 18.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is conducting a weeklong observance to promote women’s health. Women around the country are being encouraged to: Receive regular checkups and preventive screenings …

  • Research: Women open to web-based counseling

    An April study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research  shows that patients – most of whom are armed with smartphones and tablets – are increasingly preferring web access to their health records.  Researchers surveyed patients, many of whom are former U.S. service members, at the VA Medical Center in Portland.  Most …

  • Study: Users prefer online access to medical records

    On Tuesday, Case Western Reserve University published a new study which found that new mothers suffering from postpartum depression are open to receiving professional care and counseling via the Internet and web-based applications. The findings are expected to encourage national rehab centers such as Residential Treatment and major hospitals to …

  • The Causes and Treatments of Female Sexual Dysfunction

    Many things can keep women from enjoying sexual activities. They include diminished or lost sexual desire; the inability to become sexually aroused; difficulty achieving orgasm or sexual climax; and painful intercourse. Occasional sexual problems are common and happen to most women from time to time. Persistent sexual problems and those …

  • Natural Methods for Female Sexual Enhancement

    A study performed by the University of Chicago has found that 43 percent of women suffer from some form of sexual dysfunction with 27 percent going so far as to report that their sexual encounters are devoid of pleasure. In addition, a 2003 survey from UCLA’s Departments of Urology and …

  • Carhartt Scrubs: Office Wear or Street Clothes?

    It’s a trend that’s starting to show itself more and more: medical professionals walking down the street, going for lunch, and taking the train while wearing their scrubs. As medical scrubs become more fashionable and durable simultaneously, nurses and other scrub wearers are finding it easier to wear scrubs all …

  • Don't Be Surprised if Your Doctor Wants Your Blood

    Phlebotomists across the country will tell you: Doctors want blood, and they want lots of it. The next time that you head to the office for your annual physical, don’t be surprised if your doctor wants to order a few lab tests. While it’s your choice if these tests are …

  • The Changing World of Case Management Nursing

    How is the growing use of new healthcare technology and telemedicine affecting nursing? With nursing becoming a more popular and in-demand career, there may be a greater number of opportunities for experienced RNs to become specialized case managers. Case management nurses can work for a variety of companies and in …

  • Do You Need Life Insurance If You’re Single With No Kids?

    Adverts for cheap life insurance always put the family spin on their sales pitches in order to lure us in. “You need to think about your family’s future” and “how will your loved ones cope financially after you’re gone?” are some common phrases used to get us to hurriedly accept …