Medline Celebrates National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Medline would like to thank nurses everywhere for their dedication to healthcare. Throughout the week, we encourage you to get involved in the conversation. Industry experts will share health and wellness tips right here on our blog and Medline will be doing Facebook Live on Tuesday, May 9 (10:30 am CDT) in which a personal … Read More

More than Medicine: Medline Supports Wishes

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In healthcare, there are definitely trying times, but the beauty of this industry is the power of hope and healing.  Make-A-Wish® is one of those organizations that offer some light in a time of darkness for some families.  The impact is huge.  Every year, nearly 1,200 children in Illinois learn they have a life-threatening medical condition.  Through Make-A-Wish® Illinois, many … Read More

Social Determinants: Buzzword or Emerging Thoughts and Actions?

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Two words are spreading in healthcare and they’re having a widespread impact — social determinants.  Social determinants of health are the “structural determinants and conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.”1   Essentially, we’re looking at how those conditions impact your daily life.  Your health starts at home and in your neighborhood. For example, in rural America the White House … Read More

You Are Not Alone in Continence Management

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As the population in the United States ages, incontinence is an issue that is, or soon will be, impacting virtually every American household. The National Association for Continence says more than 25 million adults suffer from some form of incontinence and more than half of all homebound and nursing home residents suffer from incontinence.  These figures are driving the incontinence … Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Still Striving to Inspire and Inform

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Breast Cancer Awareness

For 12 years now, Medline has been coming together to talk about breast cancer at the Association of periOperative Nurses’ annual conference.  There is no shortage of breast cancer awareness campaigns from companies and individuals.  Yet, the World Cancer Research Fund International states breast cancer continues to be the most common cancer among women. How Far We Have Come Medline … Read More