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Hot Summer Months and Your Skin
Hot Summer Months and Your Skin

By Desmond Bell on Jul 07, 2020

Summer brings long, warm days -- the kind of environment that is conducive to abundant growth of things seen and unseen.  Among the unseen, pathogens such as bacteria and fungus tend to thrive in warm, dark, and moist conditions. What does this mean to the average person? What about the higher risk individual who is afflicted with diabetes or some other condition that compromises their ability to fight infection?

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Heel Ulcers, Bed Sores, and the Never Event List

By Desmond Bell on Nov 13, 2019

Although not widely used among the medical community, the term “bed sore” conjures up images and concerns often associated with incapacitation.   Bed sores or pressure ulcers may develop when excessive press...

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