Resolving to Bring Balance to Your Year

Resolving to Bring Balance to Your Year

The past few years have thrown many of us off-balance in our health & general wellness. Multiple stressful events, whether political, personal or public health-related have caused many people to click into a “survival mode” of sorts. Isolation, fear, and lack of accountability have us making sweeping decisions including a mass exodus in the workforce, […]

Research At-a-Glance: What Painkillers During Surgery Might Mean For Your Recovery

Research At-a-Glance: What Painkillers During Surgery Might Mean For Your Recovery

Did you know?  This study found that high doses of fentanyl (an opioid) during surgery caused higher levels of post-op pain and post-op vomiting. Similarly, this 2018 study found that the high use of remifentanil (another opioid patients are given during surgery to relieve pain) increased the need for early post-op painkiller consumption. In other […]

The Importance of Good Nutrition: 5 Fascinating Ways Your Diet Affects Your Overall Wellness

The Importance of Good Nutrition: 5 Fascinating Ways Your Diet Affects Your Overall Wellness

We’re all well aware of the intrinsic link between our diet and our body weight—but the importance of good nutrition stretches far beyond waist circumference. When we understand the impact our diet has on our overall wellness—from the appearance of our skin to our body’s ability to fight viruses—reaching for a handful of fruit instead […]

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

Meet Your Surgical Team: The Pros Who Play a Role in Your Procedure

It’s no secret surgery can be overwhelming—but knowing who’s involved with your procedure is a great way to ease your nerves. Today, we’re breaking down everyone you might meet along your surgery journey and what they do for you.  1. Circulator or Circulating Nurse Acts as your advocate while you’re under anesthesia Communicates your needs […]