A General Understanding About Breast Lumps During Pregnancy

Anything like a bulge, swelling, bump or a lump in any part of one’s breast can be considered as a breast lump. Such a protrusion might feel different from the rest of the breast or breast tissues surrounding it. If you are expecting, and you find a lump in any part of your breast, do […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy Preserves a Woman’s Body Post Menopause

Menopause is a tricky problem for women to negotiate. Hot flushes, mood swings, night sweats, sleeplessness, and vaginal dryness are but some of the issues. It’s a very similar position to that of puberty whereby the body is out of control and one’s emotions follow suite. If a woman going through this time is facing […]

Are Nurse Practitioners Just As Trustworthy As Doctors?

There are approximately 200,000 licensed Nurse Practitioners (“NP”) in the United States, making it likely that you will run into one at some point. Contrary to popular belief, for the average person’s normal needs, NPs may be just as helpful as regular doctors, and are often easier to schedule an appointment with. Are Nurse Practitioners […]

Four Lessons You Might Learn From Working in Hospice Care

Most people try to avoid thinking about mortality, but death is an everyday reality for people who work in hospice care. The nurses and CNAs who work with hospice patients have a unique window into the many ways all people cope with the end of life. Working in a facility that provides hospice care can […]