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  • Iron Deficiency & Anemia: Must Know Facts
    July 25, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Iron Deficiency & Anemia: Must Know Facts

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia - which, is a condition where the blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues. Iron deficiency anemia is also due to insufficient...

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  • July 22, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    What Are Silver Nitrate Sticks?

    Silver Nitrate Sticks are a firm wooden stick that contain 75% silver nitrate, and 25% potassium nitrate that are used to chemically cauterize the skin. Silver Nitrate Sticks activate when these two ingredients are mixed with moisture, such as a...

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  • July 19, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Friday Favorites: Disinfecting Products

    Protecting and preventing the spread of germs is a year-round important protocol. Germs tend to be more prevalent in the fall and winter time, as cold and flu season begins, but the reality is that germs are always around. To...

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  • Joint Care
    July 10, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Joint Care

    We know that taking care of our bones is important, but have you thought about what it takes to keep your joints strong? The cartilage that cushions our joints wears away over time from friction and the weight they carry...

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  • Menopause & Hot Flashes
    July 9, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Menopause & Hot Flashes

    Menopause is a normal condition that all women experience as they age. Menopause can describe any of the changes a woman goes through either just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period.  Menopause is...

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  • June 28, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Friday Favorites: Insect Bites

    It's summertime! Which means that the sun is out, the temperatures are rising, and the bugs are out to play! Yes, pesky mosquitos, spiders, ants, and all other forms of creepy, crawly insects are just waiting to take a bite...

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  • June 27, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    5 Essential Items to Have at All Times

    Life happens when you least expect it. Whether you're a busy mom trying to gather all of your kids for dinner, a couple enjoying the perks of retirement, or an individual living your best life with your dogs and/or cats,...

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  • National Safety Month
    June 19, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    National Safety Month

    June is National Safety Month!  The National Safety Counsel has a mission to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes, in communities, and on the road. They do this through leadership, research, education and advocacy.  Observed annually in June, National...

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  • June 14, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Friday Favorites: Sunscreen Edition

    We are exactly a week away from the first day of Summer, and because of that, it's time to spotlight some of our favorite sunscreen products! Taking care of your skin is critical in order to avoid sunburns from those...

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