Pablo Retana

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Pablo Retana is an alumnus of the University of Costa Rica, a journeyman writer and future reclusive author. A self-styled skeptic, this worldview serves him well when writing professionally on medical and scientific subjects as he currently does. A reader, scrivener, editor, translator and critic in the vein of Hunter S. Thompson, a line of creativity that is more obvious in his private, stream-of-consciousness prose and literary and film critiques, items which will probably encounter the same fate as most of J.D. Salinger’s oeuvre
 

STD awareness: Talk, test, treat, shop medical supplies online

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 12:46

The CDC recommends people to shop medical supplies online such as condoms as part of its Talk. Test. Treat STD awareness campaign. Sexually transmitted diseases are still taboo even well over a decade into the 21st century. Unfortunately – or perhaps fortunately – the issue is becoming harder to ignore. According to the CDC, 20 million new STD infections occur each year in the United States, accounting for about $16 billion in direct healthcare costs. Additionally, the rates for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis increased simultaneously for the first time in ten years. People between the ages of 15 and 24 years old, as well as gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with other men are at the highest risk.

Medical supplies for home: Dual Pad Steerable Knee Walker

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 13:25

The Dual Pad Steerable Knee Walker with Basket is unlike most medical supplies of its kind in that it comes with a completely maneuverable pair of front wheels – as opposed to only forward-facing front wheels.

Frequently Asked Questions about Kidney Stones

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 11:29

Kidney stones can be a “ask me no questions and I’ll tell you no lies” issue, but the fact remains that it is very important to know the answers to the most frequently asked questions about kidney stones.

Breast Cancer Awareness Adjustable Height Pink Rollator

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 10:34

The Breast Cancer Awareness Adjustable Height Pink Rollator allows you to move around safely and securely and show flavor-of-the-month activists that you support breast cancer awareness all year round and not just in October. If you are you the kind of person that wears a Red Cross sticker after donating blood, this is the rollator for you.

Elderly medical supplies: Two Button Adult/Junior Walker

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 17:26

The Two Button Folding Universal Adult/Junior Walker is a great example of elderly medical supplies for those senior citizens who tend to ‘shrink’ with age – as well as for people who are naturally vertically-challenged.

Frequently asked questions about knee replacement surgery

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 10:57

Did you know that knee replacement surgery is also known as knee arthroplasty? Whether or not you did know that, there are many other frequently asked questions about knee replacement surgery the answers to which you may or may not know.

Steel Drop Arm Bedside Commode with Padded Seat and Arms

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 17:46

The Steel Drop Arm Bedside Commode with Padded Seat and Arms is several home care medical supplies in one; a bedside commode – as its name already implies –, a toilet safety frame, an elevated toilet seat, and it can also be placed over an existing toilet. 

The end of the beginning: Caregiving after cancer treatment

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 15:29

The role of the caregiver may change, but not necessarily end, after a loved one has completed treatment for cancer. The road to full recovery can be long and winding, physically and emotionally speaking. The end of treatment brings with it two main concerns; the side effects of the treatment itself, and the fear that the cancer might return.

Frequently Asked Questions about Kidney Transplant

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 15:36

There is no kidding around with a kidney transplant, and to show the seriousness of the issue, here are some frequently asked questions about kidney transplantation courtesy of Discount Medical Supplies.

Drive 3 Wheel Rollator Walker with Basket Tray and Pouch

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 17:05

The 3 Wheel Rollator Walker with Basket Tray and Pouch is the answer to the Riddle of the Sphinx; what walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three wheels in the evening?

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