Medical Studies & Sciences

Medical Studies & Sciences

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Tips, Tricks and Tools to Help Manage Celiac Disease

The ultimate challenge becoming gluten-free is eating outside the home. Whether at families, friends’ houses or restaurants, cross-contamination is every Celiac’s worst nightmare. It only takes a...

Sleeping in the Digital Age

Experts recommend adults sleep seven-to-nine hours a night (Olson, 2016). However, according to the CDC, more than 33 percent of American adults do not meet this criterion (Center for Disease Control...

What You Should Do When a Patient Doesn’t Comply

Chances are, if you work in health care, you have found yourself in some variation of the following scenario: Nurse: Hello, Mr. X. How are you feeling today? Patient: Not good! Even worse than when I...

What is a Plant-Based Diet?

While the American Heart Association has marked November as “Eat Smart Month,” we should all consider eating smarter every day of every month. Our good health depends on it! So what constitutes “smart...

Why Provider Relationship is Important for Celiac Disease

Celiac disease has a broad spectrum of symptoms and each case varies, for instance, my son was constipated while others with Celiac disease can have diarrhea. Countless Celiac’s are misdiagnosed with...

Increasing Alzheimer’s Awareness

Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia, affects nearly five million people over the age of 60 in the United States. That number doubles after the age of 65. It has become the sixth leading...

National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

I was excited to visit my aunt and uncle for their anniversary. It had been almost two months since my husband and I had been to see them and almost the whole family would be there. I ignored the...

World No Tobacco Day

Did you know that tobacco smoking remains the leading cause of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and other health problems? Tobacco is the largest preventable cause of death and disease, causing over...

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder. It is not something you can catch; it is not an allergy and it is not something you will grow out of. Contrary to some people’s beliefs Celiac disease...

Skin Cancer Prevention

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, this information could save your life or that of someone you love! Skin cancer is very common. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every three...

About Medical Studies & Sciences

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is comprised of diverse health care disciplines, including nursing, health care administration, athletic training, public health and health care informatics. We are united by the common goal of training the next generation of health care professionals and leaders to effectively address health care challenges. The content of this blog includes perspectives on current health care topics, discussion about health care trends, a showcase of successful alumni and faculty and posts about our passion for our respective fields.


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