By Fang L.K(RN) What is blood pressure? When the heart beats, blood is pumped out of the heart and into the blood vessels (arteries), which carry blood throughout your body. Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force inside the arteries with each beat of the heart. What do the blood pressure numbers […]

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By Fang L.K(RN) Head lice are tiny crawling insects. They are grey-brown in color and about the size of a sesame seed. Head lice are feed on blood sucked from the scalp. They live on people’s heads and lay eggs (nits) that firmly attach to the hair shaft. Who gets head lice Head lice are […]

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By Fang L.K(RN) Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection. It is transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. How dengue is spread There are four strains of dengue virus, DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4. Dengue virus is spread when a female Aedes aegypti mosquito bites an infected person and then bites someone else. The virus is […]

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By Fang L.K(RN) Gout is a form of arthritis caused by deposits of urate crystals in the joints. It causes sudden attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and stiffness in joints. Gout most often affects the joints in the feet, especially the big toe, also commonly affects the ankle, knee, fingers, wrist and elbow. Gout is […]

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By Fang L.K(RN) 80% of all infectious diseases are transmitted by touch/hand contact. Therefore, hand washing is a very important step we should take to avoid getting sick and reduce the spread of infections to others. Hand washing requires only soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if you don’t have immediate access to […]

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