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Capital Healthcare Blog

How to Sneak More Veggies into Your Everyday Life – Tips for Each Meal!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Aug 26, 2016 10:30:08 AM

We have grown up hearing television puppets, teachers, parents, grandparents, and an array of other adults and fictional characters, telling us to eat our vegetables.  For some, plants are the base of their everyday diet.  For others, they are still trying to convince themselves that French fries count as vegetables!   Regardless of where you stand, the fact is that the majority of Americans are not eating enough vegetables on a daily basis.  Are you a veggie-hater?  Don’t panic! We have tips for even the pickiest of eaters on how to incorporate more vegetables into your everyday life!

 

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

Psoriasis Awareness Month! 4 Things You May Not Know & Tips for Living with Psoriasis!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Aug 12, 2016 9:54:56 AM

 

Are you concerned with your appearance?  How your skin looks?  The glances or stares you receive from others? Trying to cover your skin despite the outside temperature? These are concerns many people living with psoriasis have on a daily basis.  August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, and Capital Healthcare Solutions wants to educate you on the basics of psoriasis, and offer tips and coping strategies for those affected by the disease.  Read on for more information!

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Events & Special Topics

National Immunization Awareness Month: 5 Tips to Ensure You and Your Adult Loved Ones are Staying Protected!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Aug 5, 2016 10:24:42 AM

 

The majority of us can remember getting a variety of vaccinations when we were children.  We may not have the fondest memories of those experiences, but it was something we had to do to keep ourselves protected from serious illnesses and diseases.  However, many adults might not recall the last time they had a vaccine post-adolescence.  In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, Capital Healthcare Solutions is spreading the word that vaccines are for people of all ages, not just children!  Read on to find tips and guidelines to keep you and the adults in your life properly vaccinated and protected!

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Aging In Place, Events & Special Topics

UV Safety Month! 5 Misconceptions about Sun Safety & How to Better Protect Your Skin!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Jul 29, 2016 11:56:11 AM

With a busy work schedule in the medical field, you may naturally want to make the most of your days off by soaking up the sun and enjoying the weather of a beautiful summer day as much as possible.  However, it is imperative that you take the necessary steps to protect your body’s largest organ—your skin! 

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

5 Tech Innovations that are Changing Healthcare

Posted by Ross Beagle on Jun 10, 2016 11:00:56 AM

Seventy years ago the first computer was made costing the equivalent of $6,800,000 and weighing more than 27 tons. Fast forward… now we all have tiny computers in our pockets costing $400, weighing 6 ounces, and connecting us to people all over the globe.

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Topics: Nursing Community

5 Assumptions About Nurses & Nursing That Are Not True... & How Media Portrays Them

Posted by Andy Kirik on Jun 3, 2016 10:33:09 AM

No one knows exactly what nurses do except other nurses. This can create problems with family, friends, and patients themselves who expect nurses to behave a certain way.

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Topics: Nursing Community

Military Nurses, We Salute You! Memorial Day 2016

Posted by Ross Beagle on May 27, 2016 3:28:24 PM

With Memorial Day on the horizon, we would like to take this opportunity to pause and remember the brave men and women that served our country and continue to serve in the Unites States Military. We will always be indebted to these Veterans for their service and for every opportunity we have been granted due to their sacrifices.

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Topics: Nursing Community

7 Ways for Nurses & Therapists to Overcome First Day Nerves

Posted by Ross Beagle on May 20, 2016 10:21:51 AM

What about travel and contract work captivated you in the first place?

Whether you have been doing it for years or you are just starting your research – most nurses, therapists, and other healthcare professionals will say the same thing: The freedom of working in new facilities, excitement of collaborating with great minds, and gaining experience in any location you desire is unmatched.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

Thank You Nurses! 6 Ways to Celebrate National Nurses Week

Posted by Ross Beagle on May 10, 2016 2:48:31 PM

Any nurse will tell you: it is more than a career choice, it is a special calling to help others in need. These dedicated professional subject themselves to long hours, situations that are often less than pleasant, and patients that may not extend the thanks these nurses so dearly deserve. At the end of the day, it is the feeling of truly having an impact and changing someone’s life for the better that keeps them moving forward.

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Topics: Nursing Community

Mother's Day 2016! 6 Tips for Busy Nurses to Conquer Mom-Duty

Posted by Ross Beagle on May 5, 2016 2:54:14 PM

Find “Mother” in any dictionary, and “Superhero” will be the first synonym. Ask any mom what their typical day is like, and it is easy to see why! Impeccable time management skills abound: conquering the beast that is getting the children out of bed and dressed, crafting nutritious lunches and coordinating a ride to practice after school – all before 8:00am! Day in and day out, mothers seem to do the impossible.

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Topics: Nursing Community, Tips & Tricks