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    August 31, 2015

    Top Ten Gifts For Nurses

    Whether its for a birthday, a holiday, or just a little something special to show someone that you care, here are some gift ideas for the nurse in your life! With gifts for every size budget, you will surely find something on this list that will put a smile on their face.

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    August 28, 2015

    Rosemary Kennedy And The Stigma Of Mental Illness

    Although she was mentally slow, Rosemary Kennedy was sweet natured throughout her childhood and the Kennedys went to great lengths to hide her apparent disabilities. But by her early twenties her disposition began to change and she became extremely volatile, swinging into violent fits of rage and temper tantrums. This was unacceptable for Joseph Kennedy, who had lofty ambitions for his family and would not tolerate weakness. In 1941 when Rosemary was 23 years old, the proud patriarch of the Kennedy clan authorized a prefrontal lobotomy to calm his daughter down and control her mood swings. It became obvious right away that the lobotomy was a failure. It did stop Rosemary’s violent temper tantrums, but it also left her incontinent and unable to walk, with the mental abilities of a two-year-old. She was immediately institutionalized and spent the rest of her life at St Coletta School for Exceptional Children, where she was cared for by nuns until her death at age 86. After her botched lobotomy...

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    August 27, 2015

    Down To The Last Detail: Medelita Lab Coats

    Take a moment to ask yourself: How much time do I spend daily in my lab coat? Is it comfortable? How long will it last me before it starts to fade and fall apart? Does its appearance send a message of professionalism and prestige to others? Do I feel like it reflects the years of training and sacrifice for my career? At Medelita we have taken the traditional medical lab coat and upgraded it in every way possible. We have added utility features, created a tailored yet ergonomic fit, and perfected each and every detail of the garment. When you take into account how much time you spend in your lab coat, it becomes clear that the quality of that coat must be the most important factor in your purchasing decision.

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