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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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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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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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I find that few Americans continue to learn about food and nutrition once they’ve graduated from school.  At some point, learning how to change …

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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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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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Nurse Marsha Battee discusses the importance of ruling out a wheat allergy and Celiac Disease before blaming a food or gluten sensitivity. Gluten is …

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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