3 Nursing Recruitment Tips for Rural Hospitals

8 March 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Hospital staffing is always a challenge, but it's even more so in rural or remote areas. When recruiting for nursing positions, you are likely to get far fewer applicants than large hospitals in big cities. Nurses may be hesitant to move to your area because they fear they will be isolated or unable to find housing. Luckily, there are specific steps you can take to mitigate these concerns and attract highly qualified nurses to your rural hospital. Read More 

Osteoporosis: When Prevention Was Not Enough

15 January 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you know that osteoporosis runs in your family, you should be doing everything you possibly can to prevent it from happening to you. This includes putting off natural menopause, increasing exercise, and absorbing sunlight and calcium supplements as much as you can. If and when prevention measures are not enough and you still develop osteoporosis, your doctor can help with various osteoporosis treatments. The following are a few things your doctor can try. Read More 

Need Hospice Care? How Decide Whether To Seek Home Services Or In-Patient Care

13 December 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you've been diagnosed with a terminal illness and are told that you are in the final stages of the disease it can come as a huge blow. Knowing that you may not have very much longer to be alive can be a tough pill to swallow and it's perfectly normal for you to need time to process the news. Once you've gotten over the initial hurdle and are ready to face the practical ramifications of your sickness you realize that you're going to require some assistance. Read More 

Signs Casual Drinking Has Turned Into A Problem

2 November 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Drinking alcohol is commonplace in American culture, and people do it for a variety of reasons. Some people have a beer after work to de-stress, while others take shots with friends at parties. For most people, drinking is a casual and occasional occurrence. In other cases, it becomes a severe addiction that requires treatment. How can you tell the difference between the two? These signs may tell you that you might have a problem you should seek residential addiction treatment for. Read More 

3 Reasons To Consider Hormone Therapy For Prostate Cancer

28 September 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Hormone therapy is one option used to slow the progression of prostate cancer. Since there are other treatments available, hormone therapy is rarely the first choice for treatment. There are certain instances when hormone therapy is appropriate. 1. Advanced Stage For some men, the diagnosis of prostate cancer is made when it is in the later stages. At this time, the tumor may be large and have a lower chance of being eliminated with other treatment options alone. Read More