Psoriasis and COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted people in all aspects of life. The cancellation of graduations, weddings or other key events coupled with lost jobs and wages can cause increased stress and anxiety. This heightened tension can lead to several mental and physical health issues including psoriasis flare-ups. Psoriasis is a common, long-term (chronic) skin disorder that causes…
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Online learning and kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Schools are open for online sessions. Even though students finished the last school year online, it doesn’t mean the transition to online learning for this school year is any easier, especially for kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment disorder that is often diagnosed during childhood. The hallmark…
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Steps to a healthier lifestyle during COVID-19

With the shelter in place orders and social distancing instituted the last few months, people may have noticed an increase in unhealthy habits. The increase could be caused by a variety of factors including a lack of exercise, overeating to cope with the stress of the pandemic, binge watching your favorite shows and more. It’s…
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Should I go to the emergency room?

When you’re not feeling well or there’s been an accident, it’s easy to be confused about what to do next. Do you wait until morning and call your doctor? Head to your closest urgent care clinic? Or go to the emergency room? It’s not a small decision. As the nurse manager of the Emergency Department…
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