Are Blood Pressure Drugs Worth the Falls?

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Are Blood Pressure Drugs Worth the Falls?For older Americans, high blood pressure is a fact of life. By one common estimate, more than 70 percent of those over age 70 contend with it. That means medication to lower blood pressure has become a fact of life, too.

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5 ways senior citizens can be safe using online dating sites

With Valentine’s Day here, it is a reminder that most of us would prefer to spend it with someone special.  For senior citizens who are perhaps divorced, or their spouse has passed away, probably have the same preference. Individuals aged 50 and older, still enjoy the company of another, and don’t want to spend the rest of their life alone. One site I personally checked out,…

Introducing Google smart contact lens project and its implications to the nurse……

I read with great amazement the news that Google is in the final phases of developing a smart contact lens that diabetic patients may be able to wear and use to monitor their glucose levels.

Diabetes is becoming more prevalent with about 1 in every 19 people in the world having this disease. Others have called Diabetes one of the early predictors of mortality. Type 2 diabetes is usually a…

When the Audience Becomes the Publisher

When the Audience Becomes the PublisherThis week 8NewsNow Las Vegas aired a segment on childhood immunizations. The segment is worth a look only as a means of showcasing how biased, poorly researched reporting can potentially influence the thinking of anxious parents.

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