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Summer Cookout Indulgence for a Patriotic Sweet Tooth

Featured Recipe A commitment to better diet doesn’t have to mean a lifetime of deprivation. Special occasions and events are times to congregate, celebrate, and often eat together. During summertime festivities, from cookouts to reunions, planning ahead can make it possible to…

Health News Round-Up: Even With a Cart, Golf Is Serious Exercise

Cart-Aided Golf Still Packs a Workout Ample fresh air and a moderate walking pace make golf feel like leisure, but this recent NPR piece reinforces that even with modifications like motorized carts, golf is indeed a sport. The number of steps a…

Treat Your Feet — A Surefire Routine for the Daily Clean

Last week we introduced the Treat Your Feet series for diabetes foot health. Now it’s time to get in depth for each of our four pillars of foot care: Clean, Cover, Circulate, and Check. This week, we examine why a thorough Clean…

Expert Attention, New Resources, and Coordination in One Simple Button

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue Even when patients recognize they need help, that doesn’t mean they know exactly what to ask for. Nobody is an expert when facing a new health care challenge; this is why investigating, asking questions, and getting…

Treat Your Feet — Diabetes Management from Heel to Toe

A chief concern in diabetes management is controlling blood sugar, as this is the basis of the condition. Day-to-day blood sugar control can mean careful attention to diet and possibly drug interventions, such as supplemental insulin; these practices are often what spring…

Health News Round-Up: New Medicaid Rule Emphasizes Home Health Care

Proposed Medicaid Rule Highlights the Importance of Community-Based Care In May, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new proposed rule governing Medicaid regulations for managed care. The last time these regulations were updated was in 2002, and the…

Explore a Common Speech Impairment for Aphasia Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, calling attention to an impairment of speech and language that affects more than one million Americans, with more than 200,000 new cases each year. This acquired communication disorder has effects on aspects…

Quick Responses and Immediate Action Enable a Lifesaving Intervention

Residential in the Real World Much of the process of monitoring health and recovery is based on comparisons. Is the patient feeling better than or worse than his or her last visit? Often, change can be a stronger indicator than condition —…

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