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 Popular Examples Of In-Home Health Care For A Parent With Alzheimer's

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If your mom or dad has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, you are undoubtedly aware that there are going to be some tough decisions to be made in the near future. However, it is important to understand that you have several options available to you and your family that do not involve the affected person permanently relocating to a long-term care facility. Specifically, it is possible for persons with Alzheimer's to remain in the comfort of their home or with family members, by working with an in-home health care agency, such as Neighbors Home Care Services, to create an appropriate care plan for them.

15 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