3 ways to prevent a life-changing or life-ending fall injury

3 ways to prevent a life-changing or life-ending fall injury

Fall preventionLighthouse Staff
Most falls occur at home Women and people aged 85 and older are most likely to be injured There is a much higher chance of suffering a fall i...
3 ways to prevent a life-changing or life-ending fall injury

3 ways to prevent a life-changing or life-ending fall injury

Fall preventionLighthouse Staff
Most falls occur at home Women and people aged 85 and older are most likely to be injured There is a much higher chance of suffering a fall i...
8 face masks to protect yourself against COVID-19, from worst to best

8 face masks to protect yourself against COVID-19, from worst to best

CoronavirusLighthouse Staff
Personal protective equipment is our armor in the battle against COVID-19. A mask is the most important piece of PPE because it protects the wearer, as well as the people next to them. Which mask should you put on, and how well does a mask protect you?
How to choose a medical imaging monitor

How to choose a medical imaging monitor

medical imagingMikhail Serebrennik
In medical imaging, there are 2 main monitor types: diagnostic and clinical review. Diagnostic monitors: Are primarily included in radiologists...
Automated external defibrillators: Do you need an AED?

Automated external defibrillators: Do you need an AED?

Lighthouse Staff
Clear! The doctor grabs the defibrillator paddles, rubs them together (more for the visual effect than for any medical reason) and yells "Clear!" H...

Snoring: how bad is it for you?

Lighthouse Staff
Do you snore when you sleep? If you do, how many of the following do you experience? Morning headache or chest pain Excessive daytime sleepiness S...
Snoring kills. Don't ignore it.

Snoring kills. Don't ignore it.

Lighthouse Staff
Snoring is not funny or cute. It can be bothersome to the snorer's bed partner, causing sleep difficulty for him or her. To the person who is snori...
Sleep your way to great health

Sleep your way to great health

Lighthouse Staff
Have you noticed that when you are busy and sleep less to get things done, you are more likely to get sick? There is a reason for that. A recen...
Colorectal cancer: young people get it, too

Colorectal cancer: young people get it, too

Lighthouse Staff
Cases of colon and rectal cancer are going up in people under the age of 50. People younger than 50 are rarery screened for these cancers. Accordin...
A buyer's guide to CPAP machines

A buyer's guide to CPAP machines

CPAPLighthouse Staff
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is the most common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine delivers pressurized ai...
Tattoo ink: poison inside?

Tattoo ink: poison inside?

Healthy skinLighthouse Staff

Tattoo inks have been found to contain hazardous chemicals, including those that cause cancer. The report also identified heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, and nickel. Preservatives, organic compounds, bacteria, and other potentially harmful substances were in the inks as well.

What is the difference between woven and non-woven gauze?

What is the difference between woven and non-woven gauze?

dressingLighthouse Staff
You may have heard of woven and non-woven gauze. What is the difference between the two, and where to use each kind? Woven gauze is loosely w...
How to choose medical examination gloves

How to choose medical examination gloves

glovesLighthouse Staff
If you buy or use medical examination gloves... Are you sure that you and your staff are protected? Read more to find out... 1. Choosing the materi...
Join the winning team!

Join the winning team!

careersLighthouse Staff
Lighthouse Medical Supplies, Ltd. is looking to add an outside salesperson due to growth. This position is an opportunity to grow with the company....