Covid-19 & Daily Challenges

Daily challenges of registered nurses have changed in many ways since the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the world.  Managing PPE Major changes in how to handle mask usage and the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) has been an ongoing issue – which continues to change at a rapid pace. At first, everybody was…

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The Best OTC Flu Medicines

Look for a few simple, inexpensive ingredients Most cases of the flu do not require visits to the emergency room or even your local doctor. But there are a few OTC flu medicines that can help treat the most common symptoms: fever, headache, sore throat, pain and a cough. You don’t need to spend a…

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Store Brand vs. Name Brand Medicine

Active Ingredients: They are the same! Brand names and store brands contain the exact same active ingredient. They have the same dosage, strength, safety and performance. In fact, brand name manufacturers make about half of all generic drugs.  The FDA regulates all over-the-counter drugs. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulates the approval, manufacture and…

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