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Why Protein is Important for Healing Wounds

What’s protein got to do with it?
A day doesn’t go by that I’m not bombarded with information on the newest …

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Soluble and Insoluble Dietary Fiber: What’s the Difference?

Soluble and Insoluble Dietary Fiber: what’s the difference and why is fiber important?
Although protein is the building block for muscle …

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When Your Wounds Won’t Heal

Time Heals All Wounds, the saying goes. Unfortunately though, this isn’t always true. The most common question Dr. Bruce Ruben …

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SMOKING DELAYS WOUND HEALING

Smoking delays wound healing, yet another reason to avoid tobacco altogether.
We all know that smoking is bad for you. In …

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Food Substitutions

No Substitute For Substitutions
by
Rob Striks, Special Writer
Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine

At Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine, we talk a lot …

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Smoking and Wound Healing

Smoking and Wound Healing
Today, there should be no question that smoking tobacco is one of the worst things you can …

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What You Ought To Know About Bed Sores

What you ought to know about bed sores:
 
See on Scoop.it – Wound Care

Bed sores are a very painful condition that …

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A Cold Season For Wound Care

Unfortunately, a stubborn wound doesn’t go south for the winter.
Is the polar vortex responsible for the current drought in wound …

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Hospital-Acquired Infections

Hospital-Acquired Infections: This Means War!
I got sent to The Front a couple of weeks ago. I call hospitals “The Front” …

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The Hospital Is No Place to Rest

The Hospital: No Place to Rest.
Lesson #1: Shhhh!!
If hospital personnel could act like they’re in a library, maybe patients would …

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