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Top 2 Factors to Consider When Buying a Stethoscope

2022-01-12T14:10:00

Did you know stethoscopes were invented in 1819? Rene Laennec, a French physician, used a perforated wooden cylinder to transmit sounds from the patient’s chest to his ear.   Since then, doctors have been using stethoscopes to “listen in” on patients’ hearts. If he was here today, Dr. Laennec would definitely be impressed by the advancements in the technology of… Continue reading Top 2 Factors to Consider When Buying a Stethoscope

Head Lice vs. Super Lice

2021-12-01T20:03:00

What are Head Lice? Head lice, or pediculosis, are tiny insects that crawl from head to head, latch onto hair follicles, and then feed on tiny droplets of blood. Sounds gross, right? School nurses, teachers and parents know these little pests are no strangers to daycare centers and elementary schools. When children are in close… Continue reading Head Lice vs. Super Lice

7 Tips for Teachers with Color-Blind Students

2021-09-16T11:50:01

Some kids are the class clowns. Some are shy. Some like to answer questions, and some fall asleep. But each child is unique in their own way. Students with color-blindness have a unique trait that might make it difficult for them to learn like their classmates. Here are a few things to consider implementing to… Continue reading 7 Tips for Teachers with Color-Blind Students

The Value of Teamwork

2021-09-07T07:01:00

Flashback to February 2020. The EMP team started their day with weekend-catchups by the coffee station, they had brainstorm meetings in the “Trauma” conference room and they ate lunch together outside on the picnic tables.   Cue March 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic flipped the corporate world on its head. As EMP settled in to remote work and video calls, the team had to adjust.… Continue reading The Value of Teamwork

How EMP is Handling the Global Shipping Crisis

2021-07-28T11:51:35

You’ve probably heard in the news that shipping delays across the globe have disrupted the global economy. Numerous challenges -– from congestion at ports to shortages of shipping containers -– have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic, leading to higher costs and significant delays.  These shipping delays continue to present a challenge to our supply chain. However, we… Continue reading How EMP is Handling the Global Shipping Crisis

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