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The Sit to Stand Patient lifts are the most suitable lifting devices that allow patients to conveniently handle daily life routines with much ease. This medical device is primarily operated by caregivers who specialize in assisting people with disability, mobility problems, the elderly. The machine hoists and moves patients from a bed, chair, toilet, shower or wheelchair.
Unlike other supporting lifting devices such as stair lifts that involves a complex installation process, the sit to stand patient lifts are ready to use. They don’t need any installation and their application is pretty straightforward. Their ergonomic designs make them perfect to be used in both private and public set (more…)
If you’ve applied for a job, there’s a good chance you may have been asked to undergo testing for illicit drugs. Similarly, in a car accident, crime scene, or other type of accidental death, a toxicological analysis and drug test will be administered. In 2015, almost 10 million urine drug tests showed up as positive in the workforce and misusing antibiotics costs our healthcare system over $20 billion each year. It’s also important to note the people who lose their lives because of illicit drugs each year — either through overdosing, fatal accidents, or crime-related incidents. Nipping the use of illegal drugs in the bud important for not just individuals but also our society at large. So how does one go about testing for illicit drugs? Why are these tests so important? What are the different types (more…)
In America today, as many as 13 million men might have low testosterone, and many of those men — as many as 90% — might not ever get treatment for the condition.
The hormone testosterone plays a vital role in the health of both men and women. For men, the symptoms and indications might be slightly different, but the results of the hormone loss and eventual hormone imbalance can be devastating.
Testosternone, to begin with, helps maintain muscle mass, bone density, and sex drive in men. The production of testosterone is at its peak for men during their young adult lives and drops over time. When the body does not produce the proper amount of testosterone, a condition called hypogonadism is present. This is also commonly referred to as “low T.”
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It is an unfortunate fact that many Americans today abuse prescription drugs or opioids, but the good news is that recovery from an addiction is always possible. A drug addict may be encouraged to visit methadone detox centers, heroin treatment centers, or other clinics to get medical help, and this can go a long way […]
In a time when more and more Americans are lobbying for the recreational use of marijuana in an increasing number of states, there are groups of people across the country who are concerned about a problem that has been haunting the nation for years: opioid drugs. With lives both ruined and lost parents and loved […]
Physical therapy is the unifying factor between today’s working Americans. No matter the job, hours, or particular health problems, it’s something everyone has dealt with at some point. Your rehab tools are the key ingredient standing between a patient and a healthier life. These can be as simple as a measuring stick to determine the […]