bone marrow donation process

Bone Marrow Donation Process – The Gift of a Lifetime

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Bone Marrow Donation Process: Marrow or “bone marrow” is the soft tissue in the cavities of bones that is involved in the production of all blood cells in the body.  Every year, thousands of people need donated marrow to treat a …

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different ways to give blood

Different Ways to Donate Blood and Save Lives

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Different Ways to Donate Blood and Save Lives: Did you know that when you choose to roll up your sleeve at a blood drive or donation center, there are different types of donation you can give?  The best type of donation …

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understanding cardiology

Understanding Cardiology and Heart Disease

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Understanding Cardiology and Heart Disease: Cardiology is a field of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the heart and blood vessels. Common cardiovascular conditions include coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure, and more. Cardiovascular disease (also …

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PeriAnesthesia Nurse Awareness

PeriAnesthesia Nurse Awareness- Surgery Prep

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PeriAnesthesia Nurse Awareness: PeriAnesthesia is a specialty branch of nursing concerned with providing care to patients who are undergoing or recovering from anesthesia. Anesthesia is used to temporarily reduce the sensation of pain in patients undergoing surgery or other procedures. The …

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understanding headaches

Understanding Headaches: Tension, Migraine, and Cluster

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Understanding Headaches: Aside from the common cold, headaches are the most reported medical complaint. According to WebMD, there are 150 different types of headaches. The severity of pain and triggers that cause them differ greatly. While genetics play a role in …

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understanding human papillomavirus

Understanding Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Understanding Human Papillomavirus: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection spread through skin-to-skin contact. Roughly 79 million Americans have HPV, making it the most common STI in the United States. With over 100 different types of HPV, most sexually active …

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understanding lymphoma

Understanding Lymphoma: Hodgkin’s vs. Non-Hodgkin’s

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Understanding Lymphoma: Lymphoma is a group of blood cancers that affect the lymphatic system, a complex disease-fighting network within the body’s immune system. The many types of lymphoma can be divided into two categories: Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). The …

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understanding usher syndrome

Understanding Usher Syndrome: Types I, II, III, & IV

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Understanding Usher Syndrome: Usher Syndrome is a disorder characterized by the partial or total loss of hearing combined with progressive vision loss. The word syndrome refers to a disease or disorder that presents more than one symptom. Because the vestibular system …

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preparing for your blood donation

Preparing for Your Blood Donation (Infographic)

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Preparing for Your Blood Donation: Today, blood donation is in high demand, with someone needing blood every two seconds in the United States. To qualify, blood donors must be at least 17-years-old, weigh at least 110 lbs., and be in good …

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strengthening doctor-patient relationships

Strengthening Doctor-Patient Relationships: Humor

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Strengthening Doctor-Patient Relationships: Rajiv Samant, MD is a Radiation Oncologist at the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Center in Canada. Aside from medical practice, Dr. Samant co-wrote the 2016 illustrated book, “Smiles from the Clinic: A Humorous Look at Cancer.” Cancer is a …

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