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  • Bed Bugs - What Should You Know

    Healthcare tips: What are bed bugs? Qualicare’s healthcare experts advise: Bed bugs are insects that, as adults, have oval-shaped bodies with no wings. Prior to feeding, they are about 1/4 inch long and flat as paper. After feeding, they turn dark red and become bloated. Eggs are whitish, ...
  • Facing The Fear Factor

    Nurses discuss: Facing a chronic condition Our registered nurses often care for people who are facing a chronic condition. It is part of life to have times when we feel afraid. The uncertainties in life can leave us feeling out of control, at the mercy of forces that we can’t understand or predict. ...
  • Being Disabled in Nunavut

    Carol Cruden, RPN Qualicare Franchise Corporation Recently I worked as a nurse in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut in the Killaiq Health Centre. It was an eye-opening experience dealing with the challenges of health care system in the Canadian North. As an example, there is the issue of wheelchairs. The ...
  • Finding Guidance Through Our Healthcare Maze

    Medical case managers can guide you through the healthcare maze It used to be that you could count on family doctors to provide that extra care and guidance needed. But today everyone seems so occupied and at capacity, that it is easy to feel overwhelmed and confused. With all the talk about ...