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Nurse Marsha Battee explains that the healthiest chocolate is DARK chocolate ONLY–not the low quality Valentine’s Day stuff at the drug store. The media …

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Nurse Mia Ross is all about preventative medicine and she shares 4 tips to maximize your water intake:   Drinking water is an imperative addition to …

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Nurse Gail Ingram developed a diet for the Texas State Department of Transportation and provides nutritional counseling.  Here is one of her quick tips …

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In Part 3 of her Winter Sports Series, Nurse Mia Ross digs deeper into the latest health fad, Whole Body Cryotherapy. Recently, the media …

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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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Gail Ingram has lived in Manhattan since 2007 and has witnessed people thrive or suffer in the City.  With an eye on wellness, you …

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Nurse Gail Ingram is a concierge nurse and makes house calls to treat hangovers in NYC.  She’s a seasoned expert and says coconut water …

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Sore Muscle Rubs:  Treatment, Recovery, Remedies, Relief. In Part One of a three-part Winter Sports Series, Nurse Mia Ross takes a look at the …

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Nurse Gail Ingram reminds us that not all soup is healthy.  As an expert in nutrition, she helps you make the healthiest soup choices: …

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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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Nurse Mia Ross explores the biology of love, or rather, the neurobiology of love.  Is monogamy a choice?  What about cheating?  It might be …

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Nurse Gail Ingram answers the question, “Does dairy make a cold worse?” and discusses the milk-mucus myth:   I can’t count how many times …

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Nurse Keilynn Hopkins tells us what to watch out for when purchasing supplements in her article Shopping for Shortcuts–Herbal Supplements for Fast Results: Have …

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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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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 Gail Ingram explains the statistics used to determine morning after pill odds: My girlfriend had a hot weekend sexcapade that required emergency contraception.  …

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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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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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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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Just because it’s “organic” doesn’t mean its good for you. Slapping “organic” on a box and jacking up the price is a marketing scheme …

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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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Not only am I a nurse in New York City, I am also a single woman.  I recently met a handsome, elegant, and charming …

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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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A NurseGail.com reader writes: I want to get my hormones drawn. Where can I get that done? Gail Ingram BSN RN responds: I’m assuming …

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