Needles, Vials And Pills, Oh My! How Inventory Services Helps You Keep Track Of Everything In Your Med Supply Closets

Med supply closets on each floor and each wing of a hospital contain dozens of pills, medications, vials of injectable medicines, needles and a wide array of other supplies. Although these closets are regularly stocked with more supplies, you may be surprised to learn that not all of your hospital staff checks and rechecks the med closet as they should. This leads to theft of prescription medication and abuse of medications by your staff right under your administrative nose. [Read More]

Surprising Ways A Nasal Spray Could Help Your Mental Health Or Drug Addiction

When many people think about using a nasal spray, they think about treating cold, flu, or allergy symptoms. However, this is only one type of nasal spray and one specific application for this type of medical treatment. There are many different types of over-the-counter and prescription nasal sprays that can treat a wide variety of medical conditions. Get to know a few of the ways that a nasal spray treatment can help you in your life if you have addiction and/or mental health issues. [Read More]

Help Prevent Hearing Loss In Your Child With These Tips

Hearing loss is often seen as something with which the elderly should be concerned, but it's never too early to begin protecting your hearing. If you have children of any age, it's important for you to take a proactive role in reducing their risk of eventual hearing loss. While your child might need hearing aids several decades from now, some acute care for the child's hearing right now can delay the need for hearing aids. [Read More]

Are You A Woman That's Struggling To Lose Weight? Here's What You Should Ask Your Internist

Are you a woman that's struggling to lose weight? Ideally, you probably want to see a nutritionist for help—but not everyone's health insurance is accommodating of that idea. Your internist or family physician may be able to help instead. Here are some things you can ask to start the conversation. Could there be something wrong that's making it harder to lose weight? Women can suffer from some surprisingly common ailments with symptoms so subtle that they often go ignored or get chalked up to " [Read More]