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Pros And Cons Of Toric Lens Implants For Astigmatism

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If you've been considering laser cataract surgery to fix astigmatism, you may have heard about optional lens implants you can get during the surgery, such as a toric lens. A toric lens is a type of intraocular lens that is designed to fix an uneven curve in your cornea that can cause blurred or distorted vision. These lenses can provide welcome benefits over just the surgery, but depending on your individual circumstances, they may not be for you.

29 December 2016

Tips To Help Your Child Fight Off Whooping Cough

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If you notice that your child has a strong and violent cough that they cannot control, then there is a possibility that he or she has a case of whooping cough. While pertussis vaccines help to control outbreaks, there are still as many as 40,000 cases each and every year. A family doctor, like those at Rural Health Services Consortium Inc., should be seen to diagnose the cough. Typically, the physician will take mucus samples and blood will be drawn.

29 December 2016

3 Tips For Successfully Recovering From Skin Cancer Surgery

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While it is very important that your skin cancer surgery goes well, it is equally as important that your recovery process is also successful. This article will discuss 3 tips for successfully recovering from skin cancer surgery.  Keep Your Wound Dry For The First Day  On the first day of your surgery, you are going to need to make sure that you keep your wound dry. This is beneficial to recovery for a few different reasons.

29 November 2016

Suffering From Facial Redness? You Might Have Broken Capillaries

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If your face has suddenly taken on a reddish hue that continues to get more severe over time, there's a chance that capillaries in your face may have broken. This problem can be embarrassing, but laser surgery can help eliminate its appearance. Red Faces Are Often Caused By Broken Capillaries When you suffer from a red face (such as minor Rosacea), there's a good chance that broken capillaries are the culprit.

6 October 2016

3 Things Every Married Couple Needs To Know About A Happy Marriage

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Many people go through life wondering if they will ever have a happy marriage. It may seem that all marriages are doomed for failure, so you simply accept the belief that you can't control how happy your marriage will be. This is a fallacy and shouldn't be adopted by married couples. There are things that you can do, if both spouses are committed and ready, to make your marriage wonderful. Here are some tips.

6 October 2016

Tips For Coping With The Stress Of Your Child's Allergies

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If your child has chronic allergies, you, as a parent, are likely under a great deal of stress. You have to make sure that your child has the medications that he or she needs to function during the day. You might be up with an uncomfortable child all night. You might have to be constantly vigilant about what your child eats or have to take a lot of time off to go to doctor's appointments and be earning less money.

6 October 2016

Four Bad Habits That May Make Your Lower Back Pain Worse

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Does your lower back often throb and pulsate with sharp pain and stiffness? Visiting your chiropractor regularly is a good step to keep the pain at bay. But you may unknowingly be engaging in certain daily habits that are making your pain worse between appointments. Here's a look. Hunching over the steering wheel. What's your posture like when you drive? Do you bend forward at the waist, hunching over the steering wheel as you sit in traffic?

28 September 2016

Asthma, Mold, And Your Child: Managing The Problem

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Mold is a major health problem that causes a variety of concerns, including severe allergic reactions and even asthma attacks. If your child suffers from problems with asthma, it is important to understand how mold can affect it and what you can do to avoid it. Places Your Child May Run Into Mold Mold is a common trigger of asthma attacks, especially if your child has a negative mold allergy. There is a variety of places that your child might be running into mold, including:

23 September 2016

Three Reasons Physical Therapists Should Outsource Medical Billing

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If you are a physical therapist who has just begun private practice, you are probably very excited to start helping patients. What you may not realize however, is that for each patient you help, you will need to submit a claim in order to get paid by their insurance company for your services. While this seems easy enough, the more patients you see, the more time-consuming this can become. And when claims start getting denied, it can get all out frustrating.

1 September 2016

Learn How A Gynecologist Can Help Single Dads With Daughters Who Are Entering Into Womanhood

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Being a single father to a little girl can be very difficult because there are going to be times in your daughter's life when she will need the advice of a woman. When your daughter hits puberty, it is important for her to talk to someone who can guide her through some of the changes that her body will go through and ways to properly handle the transformation into womanhood. If you do not know any women that you can let your daughter talk to about the changes candidly, consider taking her to a gynecologist to get a checkup and to have the conversation she needs to have.

19 August 2016