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Why You Need a New Vaccine During Flu Season

Influenza, or ‘the flu,’ is a very contagious respiratory illness that makes many people sick in the fall and winter. One of the best ways to avoid contracting the flu is to get a vaccine early in the season, preferably … Continue reading

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Global Market for Catheters to Soar to $43 Billion by 2020

A new market research report released at the end of 2014 found that the worldwide market for all types of catheters will increase to nearly $43 billion by 2020. This would represent a growth rate (compounded annually) of 7.5% from … Continue reading

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Different Types of Catheters and Their Uses

A catheter is a tube-like device made of plastic, latex or medical-grade rubber and is used to empty the bladder. If the muscles of the bladder are too weak to hold urine for any extended period of time, a catheter … Continue reading

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How to Care for Your Ostomy Stoma

How to care for your ostomy stoma If you just had surgery, you have chemicals temporarily in your body that will cause you to itch, especially skin covered by a barrier. Although there are situations where one has an allergic … Continue reading

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