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Yeneilyn Haim, RN


Yeneilyn is a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida since 2006. Her nursing practice began in the field of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Hospital and expanded to care for clients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). She was provided the opportunity as LPN Instructor, which changed the course of her nursing career. She states, “Teaching nursing students expanded my view on positive influences nurses contribute beyond beside care. Nurses are central leaders in health education, client advocacy, and disease prevention.” Currently, Yeneilyn writes health articles and prepares Continuing Education (C.E.) courses for healthcare professionals. She continues her studies in the field of Nursing Education and evidenced-based nursing practice. In her free time she enjoys sharing time with family and friends.


For questions or topics of interest contact Nurse Yenny at: nurseyenny@gmail.com    


 


 


 

Adverse food reactions are frequently labeled as allergies, when they can be mere food intolerances. The Mayo Clinic distinguishes both types of food responses, attributing food allergies to an immune reaction influencing multiple body systems, whereas food intolerances commonly affect the digestive tract. There are distinguishing characteristics in both food allergies and food intolerance – let’s explore each one in greater detail.

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    fantastic article, kudos to you Yaneilyn, very informative, I have to copy it to follow all the details
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In May we acknowledge Women’s Health Awareness, drawing our attention to prominent health issues among women, such as Osteoporosis. Certain factors place people at greater risk for developing Osteoporosis. Fortunately, healthy lifestyle choices that promote bone health have proven beneficial.

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become brittle and weak, leading to possible bone deformities and fractures. The Mayo Clinic comments on Osteoporosis stating, “Bone is living tissue, which is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the removal of old bone.”

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Looking to nourish your body with foods that decrease stress and anxiety? You have arrived to your destination. This article outlines stress-reducing foods that enhance mood and promote relaxation. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed with work deadlines, appointments, events, traffic, kids, pets, and yes even your next-door neighbor  Take a moment to enjoy some stress-reducing treats!

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Cancer Control Awareness Month has arrived! This is the ideal time to initiate a proactive stance in cancer prevention and control. We’ll outline harmful habits and their role in cancer development, healthy tips for cancer prevention, and strategies to stay cancer-free for individuals with a history of cancer. Spring into cancer control and wellness, with a lifestyle that proclaims health!

Harmful Habits and Their Role in Cancer: 

1. Smoking & Chewing Tobacco. Tobacco carries harmful effects to ones health regardless if it's smoked, chewed, or exposed through second hand smoking. Smoking can cause respiratory diseases and cancers that originate in the mouth, as well as throughout the respiratory tract. The Mayo Clinic documents 9 out of 10 lung cancer cases as the result of smoking, along with other respiratory conditions like emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

The Mayo Clinic comments further on the harmful effects of tobacco mentioning:

Tobacco smoke contains more than 60 known cancer-causing chemicals and thousands of other harmful substances. Even "all natural" or herbal cigarettes have chemicals that are harmful to your health. When you inhale tobacco smoke, you take in these chemicals, which reach most of your body's vital organs.

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The Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation (TCAF) documents testicular cancer as the leading cause of cancer among men between the ages of 15-35. Every hour a male is diagnosed with cancer of the testes. According to the TCAF on average 8,500 new cases of testicular cancer are reported annually, with 1 in 270 being young men. What does this statistical data mean to you? If you're a male between the ages of 15-35, then it’s time to get the facts on testicular cancer! Regardless of age, there are other factors that place men at risk. Implementing preventive strategies and early detection play a vital role in men’s health, despite any given age group.

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