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Archive for April, 2007

Yoga after waking up & before bed (plus chocolate & babies)

25th April 2007

I took yoga in college and it was my favorite class. My wife and I are going to pick out yoga mats and then we should be good to go. I figure a few minutes after waking up to get limber and a few minutes before bed to calm down should be ideal. Yoga is […]

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Do nurses buy their own uniforms?

14th April 2007

I always assumed that hospitals supplied nurses with their uniforms, but I think I was wrong. I was reading this article about a uniform change for nurses at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. The reason makes sense: A standardized color, uniform or specialized badge for registered nurses is one of many approaches nationwide to elevate the […]

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Buying medicine online news: costs and safety

14th April 2007

Many people are scared of buying drugs online, but lower prices make this a big business. There was the recent case in Canada where a woman died and the government warned its citizens to be careful buying drugs online. The government in South Korea is also worried about the sale of online drugs. Of course, […]

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Constipated baby prescribed Baby Zantac?

13th April 2007

Anybody familiar with Baby Zantac? My 2 month old baby has had problems going bathroom she seems to hold it in or have problems pushing it out. Usually once a day she will let it all out at once. We told the doctor and he put her on baby zantac. She was pooping fine for […]

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Need some health insurance advice on going from 2 insurers to 1

7th April 2007

Question: So I’m about to do what I’ve dreamt for the longest time – leave this craphole and start my own company. I’ve got some contracts lined up, so I’m planning to pull the trigger soon (as in next week). One thing I really didn’t think through very well was the health insurance scenario. My […]

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Omega 3 fatty acids for autistic children

1st April 2007

Question from a football message board regarding vitmains for autistic child: We would just pierce the pills and put it in our Autistic 7 year old’s juice. Every now and then I still give it to him (when he can’t sh1t), I tell him its medicine and I mix it with orange juice and give […]

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