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Respite Care Can Be Really Important to Parents of Special Needs Kids

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If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you know that there are times that it feels like you are a soldier in the trenches. You love your child more than life, but sometimes it is just really hard to be the parent your child deserves. You get tired and need a break, which is perfectly normal. One thing that you can do to help yourself, and by extension, your child, is to find some respite care.

17 May 2019

3 Benefits Of In-Home Care After A Loved One's Stroke

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Strokes block blood and oxygen from the brain, damaging and even killing some or all brain cells depending on the severity of the stroke. Considering it is one of the main causes of death and a leading cause of disability, a stroke can affect a person's health, wellness, and quality of life. If you have a spouse, parent, or other loved one who has recently had a stroke, knowing how to care for them is important.

10 April 2019

3 Worthwhile Advantages To Working With A Personalized Health Coach

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Struggling to live a healthy life can be taxing mentally and physically. If nothing seems to be working, it may be time to get help from a personalized health coach. Working with one of these specialists on a regular basis gives you access to the following advantages.  Added Motivation  One reason why staying healthy can be so hard is because you have no accountability. You may have good intentions starting out, but after a while, you fall back into old habits.

7 February 2019

Does Post-Op Care For Reconstructive Surgery Differ From That For Cosmetic Surgery?

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Reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery tend to differ in name and insurance coverage only, or so it seems. While basic post-op care applies to any type of surgery, reconstructive post-op care can be more intense in a way. Recovery from cosmetic surgery requires caution, of course, but reconstructive procedures have different desired outcomes, which affects what you do to some extent. Basic Post-op Care Doesn't Change As mentioned, the basic care doesn't change.

3 January 2019

Pushing Through The Holidays With Arthritis Pain

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Are you the one in charge of the holiday party this year? If you're experiencing an arthritis flare up, you may be concerned how you'll get everything done. Swollen joints, extreme pain and mobility issues can make entertaining grueling. Here are a few ways to push through the holiday season while dealing with an arthritis flare-up. What is Arthritis? There are over 100 forms and variations of arthritis, according to Arthritis.org. Three of the most common types are psoriatic, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

4 December 2018

Is It Shin Splints Or A Stress Fracture?

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Any physical activity carries the risk of injury, but sometimes the type of injury isn't always immediately apparent. Case in point, runners often suffer from shin splints—a type of injury along the tibia—but this injury shares several symptoms of stress fractures in the same place, so it can be difficult to tell which one you have. Here are a couple of ways you can tell the difference so you can get the most appropriate treatment fast.

10 October 2018

N95 Masks And Fit Testing

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If you want to work in a hospital, then you should know that there is a wide variety of equipment that you may need to invest in to keep yourself protected while working in the field. The equipment is referred to as personal protective equipment and when it involves airborne illnesses that are serious, like TB, then you may be required to wear a special type of latex free particle mask called an N95 mask.

12 September 2018

Why Dental Implants Are the Best Solution for Your Missing Teeth

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If you have missing teeth you might be having a hard time being truly happy with your smile. Covering your mouth when you laugh and going out of your way to avoid pictures may have become so much a part of your life that you can't remember living any other way. When you become fed up with missing out on opportunities because the missing teeth have started to guide your decision making it's time to do something about it.

19 July 2018

Newborn Baby Care Guidelines For New Parents

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After you bring home your baby for the first time, you might feel like you don't know what to expect or what your baby needs. New parents can sometimes feel overwhelmed with providing care for a newborn. These guidelines can help you feel more confident as you meet the needs of your new baby.  1. You don't have to schedule feeding. Many parenting books and advice-givers will tell you that your baby needs to eat every two or three hours.

27 May 2018

Reasons You Should To Go To Urgent Care

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When many people get sick or injured, they tend to be confused as to what they can and should do about the situation. Some opt to wait until their primary care doctor is available while others take themselves to the emergency room. However, there is a third option that many people tend to overlook in their medical care and treatment. That third option is the urgent care clinic. Get to know some of the health events that can be treated at an urgent care clinic.

24 April 2018