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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN

Roxanne Nelson is a registered nurse and health/medical writer whose works has appeared in a wide range of publications for both healthcare professionals and consumers. These include Medscape, The Lancet, Prevention, Scientific American, WebMD, American Journal of Nursing, Frontline, National Geographic, Hematology Adviser, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Reuter's Health, Vegetarian Times, the Washington Post, Popular Science, among others.

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If you’re reading an article about healthcare or medicine, the experts being quoted are most likely physicians. Chances are, if there any...
There’s no question about it—smoking is linked to a long laundry list of health problems, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, quitting...
Chronic pain is very common in older adults, and an issue that nurses have to work with when caring for patients...
Can pain be a self-fulfilling prophecy? Maybe. Getting vaccinated, stubbing a toe, or even breaking a finger can hurt. Medical procedures in general...

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Obesity, Especially Abdominal Fat, Associated with Migraine

Obesity was associated with greater migraine prevalence and attack frequency, according to new research published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. 

Mindful Exercise An Effective Add-On Therapy for Migraine

When your patients ask how to manage their migraines as outpatients, you probably discuss food triggers, getting enough sleep, and avoiding alcohol. 

Researchers Developing Novel, Reusable PPE Solutions

The PPE supply crisis is clearly not going away any time soon, prompting scientists working across the globe to find innovative solutions....

How to Keep Migraine Patients From Coming Back to the ER

Quick, what's the best thing to do with a patient who presents with an excruciating migraine headache? If you're not quite sure,...

Migraine May be Risk Factor for Future Dementia

Both migraine and dementia are common neurological conditions that afflict millions of people, and are also leading causes of disability. During the past few...

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