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Whooping Cough Diagnosis: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What is a whooping cough test? Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection that causes severe fits of coughing and trouble breathing. People with whooping cough sometimes make a “whooping” sound as they try to take a breath. Whooping cough is very contagious. It is spread from person to person by coughing … Continue reading “Whooping Cough Diagnosis: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information”

How to Brush Your Teeth

Are you brushing your teeth the right way? Follow these steps to keep your pearly whites sparkling and healthy. Learn more: http://wb.md/2duwakT Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,oral health,teeth,brush teeth,toothbrush,toothpaste,dentist,dental hygiene,how to brush your teeth,the right way to brush … Continue reading “How to Brush Your Teeth”

13 [HealthCare] Leadership Lessons from the Lady with the Lamp

“What nursing has to do is put the patient in the best condition for nature to act upon them,” said Florence Nightingale.  The mother of modern nursing was born May 12, 1820 in Florence, Italy, and passed on this day, August 13, 1910 in London England.   As the founder of the science, her philosophy of … Continue reading “13 [HealthCare] Leadership Lessons from the Lady with the Lamp”

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What is a c-reactive protein (CRP) test? A c-reactive protein test measures the level of c-reactive protein (CRP) in your blood. CRP is a protein made by your liver. It’s sent into your bloodstream in response to inflammation. Inflammation is your body’s way of protecting your tissues if you’ve been injured or have an infection. … Continue reading “C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Test: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information”

Measles Virus as a Cancer Fighter

A medical first — a woman with an incurable form of cancer has had all signs of living cancer cells eradicated from her body for at least 6 months. What’s more, it was accomplished in a single treatment. And the magic potion — was the measles virus. For more information or to schedule an appointment, … Continue reading “Measles Virus as a Cancer Fighter”

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Home

Between their itchy bites and their ability to carry diseases, mosquitoes are houseguests nobody wants. To really yank the welcome mat out from under them, get rid of any standing water around your home. You’ll be taking away the soggy spots where they are likely to lay their eggs. Here are their favorite watering holes … Continue reading “How to Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Home”

Breast Biopsy: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What is a breast biopsy? A breast biopsy is a procedure that removes a small sample of breast tissue for testing. The tissue is looked at under a microscope to check for breast cancer. There are different ways to do a breast biopsy procedure. One method uses a special needle to remove tissue. Another method … Continue reading “Breast Biopsy: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information”

How to Safely Instill Eye Drops – Mayo Clinic

Brigitte Keener, O.D., optometrist at #MayoClinicFL, demonstrates how to safely and effectively instill eye drops for patients who have prescribed drops for treatment of ocular conditions. For more information visit http://mayocl.in/ophthalmology or call 904-953-2232 Spanish version: http://youtu.be/JKK6I-XgbgI source

Holiday Pet Dangers – The Basics

‘Tis the season to be merry, so keep an eye on these festive plants, decorations, and food when your furry friend is around. Learn more: http://wb.md/2hdrf76 Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,the basics,pets,dogs,cats,holidays,holiday pet dangers,protecting your pet,Christmas danger,pet poisons,poinsettia … Continue reading “Holiday Pet Dangers – The Basics”

Blood Alcohol Level: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information

What is a blood alcohol test? A blood alcohol test measures the level of Alcohol in your blood. Most people are more familiar with the breathalyzer, a test often used by police officers on people suspected of drunk driving. While a breathalyzer gives fast results, it is not as accurate as measuring alcohol in the … Continue reading “Blood Alcohol Level: MedlinePlus Lab Test Information”