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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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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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In the article Mocha Coffee Drinks Are As Bad As Soda, Gail Ingram explains that mochas (lattes with chocolate) are “sugar-sweetened beverages” that are comparable …

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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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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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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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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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Gail Ingram is a primary care nurse practitioner and has pasty white skin that burns easily.  She shares evidence-based sunburn recovery tips to get …

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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It’s always nice to use the year’s end as a time to reflect, thus we’ve compiled a list of our top-ten most viewed posts from 2015. …

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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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