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Spring is Here, and So Are Allergies

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Temperatures are climbing as the weather begins to reflect what the calendar declared in mid-March – it’s spring! Along with azaleas come allergies, and this year experts anticipate a harsher than usual …

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When the US Fought, Nurses Were There

By David Martin, RN, CRNFA, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Certain wartime images become fixed in the American memory. These famous images, like the flag raising at Iwo Jima and the V-J kiss in Times Square, capture the bright moments in …

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Debunking the Myths of Heart Disease

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations The statistics surrounding heart disease are shocking. Heart disease is behind one of every four deaths in the United States, about 600,000 deaths a year. Our cultural image of a person having a heart …

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Will Nurse Practitioners Help Meet Primary Care Demand?

Will your next visit to the doctor be with an independent nurse practitioner? As the need for healthcare providers grows, expanded nurse authority could help meet patient demand.

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The Role of Meat in the Modern-Day Diet

The modern American diet is filled with meat – we can’t seem to get enough! But a diet with too much meat can have negative effects on your health and the environment.

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The Shift Back to Antibiotic-Free Meat

The FDA moved to end the indiscriminate use of antibiotics of animal feed. Even large chains like Chic-fil-a are done with antibiotic meat. Have you considered making the switch yourself?

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For Healthy Eating, Pay Attention to the Ingredients

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations This is the second in a series of articles about food and nutrition. Read the first article here. Preparing food is a ritual that spans time, continents and culture. Ingredients define cuisine, …

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For Healthy Dining, Prepare Easy Meals at Home

Brush up on your cooking skills and spend more time eating in – good health starts with a well-used kitchen!

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Don’t Get Jittery Over Studies: Our Favorite Beverage is Good for Us

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Americans love coffee. We’re the world’s largest consumers of java – 83 percent of adults drink it. Our national average is three cups a day, per person. The history of coffee in …

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Want to Improve Your Health? There’s an App for That

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Ever had someone pull out their smartphone and tell you in a voice that’s a bit awestruck, “This phone has enough power that it could have sent astronauts to the moon in …

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