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American Heart Month’s most sought-after medical supplies

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 16:26

Stethoscopes must be among February’s most sought-after medical supplies. What with it being American Heart Month, doctors’ offices must be receiving an influx of patients wanting to have their hearts checked – which is better than Tin Men asking for a heart – or, as healthcare providers call it, a cardiovascular exam. The two major elements of the cardiac exam are observation, palpation and, auscultation. Three. The three major elements of the cardiac exam. Auscultation is the most important of those three elements.

Should you roll the Dice with Rice?

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 15:36

Throughout the modern world, rice is ubiquitously considered to be one of the most popular, readily available meals. But some of the latest health news regarding rice – particularly the methods employed to prepare the seed – will leave a large portion of the world’s population disheartened.

Frequently Asked Questions about Alzheimer’s disease

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 17:02

Many people believe that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are a normal part of the aging process. However, there is a major difference between forgetting a name here or a date there, and the cognitive ravages that AD causes – about which we can learn more in these frequently asked questions about Alzheimer’s disease (sponsored by Discount Medical Supplies).

Frequently asked questions about ADHD

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 17:38

We’ve all heard of ADHD, but what does it actually mean? No, really; what do the letters A, D, H, D stand for? It’s not a rhyme scheme; far from it. It’s an acronym for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Discount Medical Supplies provides the answers to more frequently asked questions about ADHD:

Frequently asked questions about acne

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 17:18

Acne is the bane of adolescence; if it’s severe enough, it can damage physical appearance and cause emotional problems at an age when people are usually at their most susceptible and self-conscious. But acne amounts to more than what is show in teenage TV dramas, as we’ll learn in these frequently asked questions about acne.

Frequently Asked Questions about Pregnancy

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 17:02

One of the most asked questions since the dawn of history has been “where do babies come from?” This is often explained away with euphemisms like ‘the stork,’ or ‘immaculate conception.’ These frequently asked questions about pregnancy, however, deal with the real article.

Share this with your newly diagnosed HIV patients.

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 12:47

When you have to give one of your patients this difficult heartbreaking news, they will come up with a thousand questions about HIV/AIDS and although you might try to answer them all, this is a great resource you can guide them too.   A lot of people lately have forgotten that AIDS is still killing people. It seems like all of America has forgotten that HIV is a serious disease. Maybe it’s because AIDS was more the 80’s/90’s disease. AIDS it's really... retro. It's all about cancer now. But at Discount Medical Supplies we’re sure that AIDS is just as important as cancer. Not just sure, but HIV-positive.

Frequently Asked Questions about Vasectomy

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 17:35

Why get a vasectomy? Well, for one thing, condoms are for single men. The day that you get engaged, you say goodbye to the condom forever. Plus, it's not that easy to get the package open in time. It's like 'Beat the Clock;' there's a lot of pressure there. The answer to more frequently asked questions about vasectomy here at Discount Medical Supplies.

Frequently Asked Questions about Ultrasound

Submitted by Mariela Miranda on 09:39

The best known use of diagnostic ultrasound imaging is – as seen in movies and on TV – to show the development of a fetus. But that’s not the only use, as we’ll see in these frequently asked questions about ultrasound.

Frequently asked questions about cancer

Submitted by Pablo Retana on 10:59

The Big C conjures many questions, such as, ‘what does the C stand for?’ And the answer to that question would be ‘cancer.’ But there are other not so easily answered and frequently asked questions about cancer.

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