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Loss Of Smell Linked To Onset Of Parkinson's Or Alzheimer's

Loss Of Smell Linked To Onset Of Parkinson's Or Alzheimer's | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
When somebody starts losing their sense of smell, it could be one of the first signs of Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, or another neurodegenerative disorder, researchers from Perelman Scho...
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Radio DJs apologize for crank call to Kate's hospital

Radio DJs apologize for crank call to Kate's hospital | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Two Australian radio disc jockeys apologized Wednesday after impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in a prank call and getting a London hospital to tell them all about Kate Middleton's condition.
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Cancer During the Holidays

Cancer During the Holidays | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
The holidays can be a difficult time of year when you or a loved one is facing cancer.
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Food safety tips for leftovers - Healthy Canadians Website

Food safety tips for leftovers - Healthy Canadians Website | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Government of Canada safety tips for avoiding foodborne illnesses...
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What To Say (And NOT To Say) To A Grieving Person

What To Say (And NOT To Say) To A Grieving Person | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it

I revisit my son's death, and ponder what people said or did that seemed helpful and not so helpful.

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Grapefruit leads to ‘overdose’ when combined with common drugs, study finds

Grapefruit leads to ‘overdose’ when combined with common drugs, study finds | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
The number of new drugs that interact adversely with grapefruit juice is on the rise, says a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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Parliamentary Secretary Bergen highlights Canada-U.S. cooperation for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Preparedness

Candice Bergen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, today spoke at an equipment demonstration by the National CBRNE Response Team at the Annual Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Chemical, Biological,...
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21 Things Not To Stress About This Thanksgiving

21 Things Not To Stress About This Thanksgiving | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Even though Thanksgiving is about -- for the most part -- gratitude, there's no denying that the holiday season can also bring with it a serious amount of stress.
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40% Of Canadians Do This During Their Lunch Break

40% Of Canadians Do This During Their Lunch Break | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
The clock is ticking, it's almost noon — and for most Canadians, that means they're thinking about leaving the office to buy lunch. According to a new poll conducted by Ipsos Reid for Tim Hortons, 40 per cent of Canadians eat out for lunch.
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Delirium, Dementia & Depression

Delirium, Dementia & Depression | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Providing care to residents with one of the 'three D's' can be confusing.
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Study predicts injury increase for medical professionals

Study predicts injury increase for medical professionals | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
High tech will mean highrisk for some healthcare workers, according to projections from a Cornell University ergonomics professor.
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The 5 most dangerous mistakes nurses make every day

The 5 most dangerous mistakes nurses make every day | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Thankfully, most of those mistakes aren’t things that are going to hurt our patients.
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#HealthCanada suspends #Mississauga lab over test results

#HealthCanada suspends #Mississauga lab over test results | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Health Canada has suspended the licence of a chemical testing laboratory, saying it found falsified results in tests involving medications and food additives.
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Food safety for adults 60+ - Healthy Canadians Website

Food safety for adults 60+ - Healthy Canadians Website | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Government of Canada food safety tips for older adults...
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Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping - MayoClinic.com

Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping - MayoClinic.com | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Stress and depression can ruin your holidays. Here are some simple tips to keep the joy alive.
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Government of Canada Celebrates Registered Nurses - Committed to working with partners to improve access to care - Health Canada News Release 2012-11-13

Government of Canada Celebrates Registered Nurses - Committed to working with partners to improve access to care - Health Canada News Release 2012-11-13 | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Today the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health applauded registered nurses (RNs) while attending the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Annual Hill Day for the vital contributions they make to the health of Canadians.
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Sometimes, home technology needs an assist - Canadian Healthcare Network

Canada’s online destination for doctors, pharmacists, nurses and healthcare executives.
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Thanksgiving Movies: 5 Picks For Post 50 Fans

Thanksgiving Movies: 5 Picks For Post 50 Fans | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Every November, the long Thanksgiving weekend brings a plethora of broad-appeal movies from studios that figure everyone will get tired of football, relatives and leftover turkey at some point and, therefore, head to the cinema.
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Digital devices seen as way to improve doctor-patient relationship

Digital devices seen as way to improve doctor-patient relationship | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
Patients will be able to monitor their own vital signs, U.S.
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Avoiding the approaching ‘caregiver cliff’

Avoiding the approaching ‘caregiver cliff’ | Nurses and Family Caregivers | Scoop.it
COLUMN | Millions are tending to elderly or infirm family members at huge costs to themselves.
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