Posts Tagged ‘Hamilton Grove HealthCare and Rehabilitation’

Is it Alzheimer’s or Is it Normal Aging?

Mom forgot where she put her purse. Dad struggled to remember his brother’s name. Moments like these make everyone wonder: Is it Alzheimer’s or normal aging? Since June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, we at Hamilton Grove Healthcare and Rehabilitation are presenting a short guide to knowing the difference. While we might be…

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Short Term Rehab: What It Is, How It Works, Service Types

Short term rehab provides therapy for individuals recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. They can receive rehab at a hospital as an out-patient, a medical treatment facility, or as a short stay in-patient at a skilled nursing home. Depending on the severity of the injury, treatment can last for as little as a couple of…

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Stroke Tissue Repaired With Novel Bioengineered Gel

Stroke tissue can now be rejuvenated with a new bioengineered gel that makes it regrow. Unlike most other tissues in the body, the brain cannot regenerate. Once brain tissue dies, it is absorbed, leaving a cavity that is not refilled. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States. A stroke occurs when blood supply to a…

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Yanny Versus Laurel: The Amazing Science Of Hearing

Yanny or Laurel? Which did you hear? The audio clip that has been making the social media rounds has people debating and taking sides. This is similar to the fuss back in 2015 regarding the dress picture. No one could agree if the dress was white and gold or blue and black.   Laurel VS.…

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Skilled Nursing Home Celebration Week May 13-19 2018

This entire week, May 13-19, 2018 is National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”. This acknowledgement and praise for the skilled nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always begins on Mother’s Day.…

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Citrus Allergy: What It Is, How It Works, Why It Matters

Citrus allergy while it is uncommon, reactions can trigger severe symptoms. An individual with an allergy to grass may be more likely to develop an allergy to citrus. A person with a citrus allergy reacts when they come into contact with fruits such as oranges, lemons, and limes.       Citrus Allergy: Symptoms Symptoms of…

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Blood Thinners Prevent Blood Clots But Also Pose Risks

Blood thinners keep clots from forming in your heart or blood vessels and can help prevent a heart attack and stroke. But because these drugs make it hard for you to stop bleeding, a minor injury can turn serious. Safety is important. Avoid contact sports and other activities where you’re likely to get hurt. Walk, swim,…

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Fentanyl, Powerful Synthetic Narcotic, Contributing To Opioid Crisis

Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic narcotic painkiller has been named a chief culprit in the nation’s opioid crisis, a new study finds. Deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl are now the main drivers of drug overdose deaths in the United States. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid approved by the FDA for use as a painkiller and anesthetic.…

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Gluten Free: What It Is, How It Works, Does It Affect You?

Gluten free diets are discussed daily in the media and are a necessity for some people. But, do you really know what gluten is and why some people can’t have it in their daily diet? Gluten is a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, rye, spelt and barley. Of these grains, wheat is…

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American Hospitals Now Required To Post Prices Online

American Hospitals must post their standard prices online and make it easier for patients to access their electronic medical records, Medicare announced earlier this week.   Currently, hospitals already make their prices public, but the new rule requires them to be posted in a format that is easily processed by computers. One problem, however, is that…

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