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Cynthia Jaffe FNP DC recommends a consistent snooze schedule because regular sleep and wake times are important for optimal wellness. Keeping a consistent sleep …

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Can’t sleep?  Nurse Gail Ingram shares natural sleep remedies (also known as ‘sleep hygiene’) to get you back on track:   A reader wrote …

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Muscle strain, muscle trauma, joint pain treatment:  Nurse Mia Ross explains the difference in Part II of a three-part Winter Sports Series: Resting my …

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Nurse Gail Ingram (and her grandma!) give you adult cold remedies that work: Despite all the advances in medicine, my grandma’s home remedies for colds …

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Nurse Gail Ingram suggests a new strategy to reduce medical errors based on a study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology: A study* …

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Nurse Mia Ross warns travelers going to or from Mexico that there is Hepatitis A in Tulum. I recently took a lovely vacation to …

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Oil pulling is getting a lot of buzz as a cure-all health remedy and it seems that every pseudo-wellness blogger has something to say about it. …

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Sodium lauryl sulfate [SLS] and sodium laureth sulfate [SLES] are the lathering agents in soap and shampoo—they make the bubbles.  Every few years “natural” …

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Nurse Gail Ingram cautions readers to beware of internet health hype.   The marketing behind health and wellness is a sore subject for me …

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The NurseGail.com website provides a platform for nurses to join in the e-health conversation.  The site showcases the experience and knowledge of nurses who …

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Gail Ingram responds to a reader who had a dental emergency (ouch!) and answers the question, “How long does swelling last after a root …

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You asked, “What should I know before getting pierced?” and Nurse Gail Ingram answered.  Here’s how to pick the best piercers, studios, and avoid …

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Nurse Gail Ingram answers the question, “How can I skip my period?” just in time for Valentine’s Day. You’re expecting a call from Aunt …

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A reader wrote in and asked: My nephew got a bloody nose and I couldn’t remember what to do.  How do I help a …

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The NurseGail.com website provides a platform for nurses to join in the e-health conversation.  The site showcases the experience and knowledge of nurses who …

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Nurse Mia Ross is passionate about nutrition and preventative medicine.  She created this easy NutriBullet lemonade recipe for maximum health benefits.   It’s been …

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Here is Nurse Keilynn Hopkins’ review of the BodyLab fitness app endorsed by Jennifer Lopez: Let’s face it, in the cold winter months, it’s …

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I witness many conversations, both professionally and socially, regarding infant circumcision.  In all of the discussions, no one mentions how circumcision, or the lack …

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Nurse Gail Ingram explores Vitamin B17, laetrile, amygdalin: Cancer Cure or Scam?   A patient undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma recently asked me about Vitamin …

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