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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – How You Can Be a Health Advocate for Yourself and Others!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Sep 29, 2016 1:28:05 PM

For Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Capital Healthcare would like to pay tribute to those who have lost their battle with Ovarian Cancer, and celebrate those who have survived.  We want to educate women everywhere who have not yet been affected by this horrific disease, and raise awareness to save women’s lives.  Also, we want to show our deep appreciation and gratitude for the nurses who spend their working hours helping women just like you each and every day.  Together we can raise awareness and make a difference.

 

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Topics: Nursing Community, Aging In Place, Events & Special Topics

9 Tips to Start Your Family’s Emergency Plan – Are You Prepared?

Posted by Michelle Adams on Sep 23, 2016 8:34:14 AM

Our families can be our world—what our lives revolve around—a huge part of what makes us want to get out of bed each day.  We would like to do everything in our power to keep our family members safe from harm, but unfortunately, we can’t prevent all bad things from happening.  For National Preparedness Month, we want to show you some simple steps that you can take at home to make sure everyone, from the youngest to the oldest, is being taken care of to the best of your ability when emergencies and disasters strike.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Events & Special Topics

It’s National Yoga Month, and You Can Participate! Tips and Health Benefits for Every Yoga Beginner!

Posted by Michelle Adams on Sep 16, 2016 10:27:00 AM

Are you an expert at yoga? A master Yogi? No? Perfect!  For National Yoga Month, Capital Healthcare is exploring the basics of the yoga universe, and how it can help you achieve a healthier body, mind, and spirit, regardless of your location or work schedule!

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

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