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For Good Health, Avoid These Fats

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Last week, I wrote about fat. Not all fat is bad — we require a certain amount of fat to live. Taking time to appreciate all that fat does for us is …

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Limit Screen Time, Encourage Exercise for Healthier Kids

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Students count down the days until summer vacation. Weeks of freedom await them with nary a pop quiz, project or homework assignment. Ideally, students from kindergarten to high school use their summers …

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Recognize and Prevent Heat-Related Conditions

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Spring-cleaning has nothing on summer labor. The yard needs attention, the attic needs to be cleaned out (so does the basement), a community garden needs volunteers and why not add a run …

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Why We Love Junk Food and How to Kick the Habit

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations A trip to the grocery store can be a weekly challenge. The produce is clustered together in one corner; the meat and dairy line the perimeter of the store. These are the …

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Effort of Nurses in Wartime Worthy of Recognition Too

Memorial Day ushered in the summer. Next year, remember to celebrate the nurses that serve alongside our soldiers!

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Nursing Forces in WWI Faced Harsh Conditions

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations World War I earned the moniker the “Great War” for good reason. The First World War ranks among the deadliest conflicts in recorded history. The total number of casualties, both military and …

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Spare Your Loved Ones By Making Your Final Care Wishes Known

Making decisions about end-of-life care is difficult, but it’s a gift to those we leave behind. Don’t leave your family guessing what your wishes are – create an advance directive today.

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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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