The Exchange

Commentary and Observations from
the Medical Front Lines

Susan M. Tiso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Susan M. Tiso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

  • Clinical Professor
  • Director
  • Master of Science/Nurse Practitioner Programs
  • Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Irvine, California
<a href='/the-exchange/what-s-the-best-way-to-stay-hydrated-'>What’s the Best Way to Stay Hydrated?</a>

What’s the Best Way to Stay Hydrated?

I see patients with acute illnesses in urgent care every week, and many have fever and anorexia, and are a bit dehydrated. As part of the management plan, I always talk to them about hydration. The visual cue I give them is that if they urinate and it’s dark yellow, they need to drink more water or other fluids. more >

Found in: Miscellaneous, Public Health

<a href='/the-exchange/do-meal-times-affect-weight-control-'>Do Meal Times Affect Weight Control?</a>

Do Meal Times Affect Weight Control?

In 2009, researchers at Northwestern University conducted a study on mice and timed feeding, later publishing their research in Obesity. For 6 weeks more >

<a href='/the-exchange/are-chemicals-making-us-fat-'>Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?</a>

Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?

Holistic health proponents are advocating to get rid of our so-common use of plastics for environmental as well as health reasons. For example, did you ever more >

<a href='/the-exchange/it-s-a-digital-world-screen-time-recommendations-for-children'>It’s a Digital World: Screen Time Recommendations for Children</a>

It’s a Digital World: Screen Time Recommendations for Children

We definitely live in a different day and age than when I was a child… As children, my siblings and I just opened the door and went outside to play all day more >

<a href='/the-exchange/using-policy-to-impact-hpv-vaccine-rates'>Using Policy to Impact HPV Vaccine Rates</a>

Using Policy to Impact HPV Vaccine Rates

For more than 10 years we have had a safe and effective vaccine that can prevent several types of cancer. I understand the reluctance to accept a vaccine when more >

<a href='/the-exchange/super-bowl-and-food-recovery'>Super Bowl and Food Recovery</a>

Super Bowl and Food Recovery

Super Bowl Sunday is reportedly one of the biggest eating days of the year, behind Thanksgiving. There were lots of parties and celebrations this week, which more >

<a href='/the-exchange/here-we-go-again-measles-in-seattle-this-time'>Here We Go Again: Measles in Seattle This Time</a>

Here We Go Again: Measles in Seattle This Time

As of January 31, 2019, there were 42 confirmed cases of measles in the Pacific Northwest. This includes 41 cases in Clark County, the epicenter for the more >

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