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Testing, Testing 123: Phlebotomy Basics

When my mother underwent chemotherapy, we spent a lot of time visiting the phlebotomy lab for blood testing. I was always impressed by how easily the phlebotomist was able to find and puncture a vein to draw blood on the first try. I knew there had to be a method to it, and was astounded by how effortless and painless they made the process. It led me to research a lot about blood tests, from drawing to the actual screening. I've created this site to share what I've learned in the hopes of teaching others. The more you understand, the more control you can have over your own health care.



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Testing, Testing 123: Phlebotomy Basics


Safe Practices To Follow When Trying Medical Marijuana Flower For The First Time

Whether they want better sleep or help with pain, people are turning to medical marijuana for potential help for all kinds of ailments. Thanks to many states declaring that weed is legal for medicinal purposes, patients now have access to a new form of alternative medicine in a lot of places that they could never try before legally. If you have issues that have landed you with a permit, license, or doctor's documented permission to try medical marijuana, you may be anxious to head to a dispensary and get the bud, rolling papers, and lighter you need.