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  • Tips For Alleviating Your Baby's Cold Symptoms


    If your baby is miserably sick with a cold, then you will be pleased to know there are many things you can do to help them feel better. While there is no cure for the common cold, you can take simple steps to alleviate your baby's cold symptoms by following each of the following tips: Tip: Use a Nasal Aspirator to Remove Excess Mucous When your baby is sick, they are unable to clear their own mucus by blowing their nose, so you need to help them with the process.
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  • Painful Hands? The 4 Most Common Conditions Treated With Hand Surgery


    Referrals to specialists for hand surgery are on the rise, thanks to repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. From 1990 to 2000, the incidence of referral rose by 36 percent, according to an audit published in The Royal College of Surgeons of England. At the time of the audit, the most recent to date, the trend showed no signs of stopping. People are performing more delicate tasks that involve rapid and repetitive motions of the small muscles in the hand, which is contributing to the need for more advanced hand surgeries.
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  • Make A Difference In The Life Of Your Patient At Home By Becoming A Home Health Nurse


    It may be that you'd like to change the kind of nursing services you offer at this stage of your nursing career. Perhaps you are feeling burnout from hospital nursing jobs. If you're looking for a one-on-one personal relationship with your patient, there is good reason for you to try home care nursing. You can make a difference in the life of your patient when you become a home health nurse.
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  • Pancreatic Cancer Treatments to Consider


    Getting a diagnosis from your doctor telling you that you have pancreatic cancer is unsettling, to say the least. Because of this, it can be difficult to wrap your head around the facts. It's important that you know what type of treatments are available to you, and what each treatment entails so that you can decide which course of action to take. Learn more about the different pancreatic cancer treatment options that you should be discussing with your doctor.
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  • 3 Things To Know About Breast Exams And CT Scans


    If you need to make sure that you are able to catch any potential tumors related to breast cancer and other issues ahead of time, a CT scan may be in order. Your doctor will typically let you know if this is required and will walk you through the entire process beforehand. By focusing on early detection, you will be able to catch any abnormalities before they become too serious. To learn a little bit more about CT scans and self examinations, read on and put these thoughts into action.
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  • Skip The Emergency Room And Head To Urgent Care For These Problems


    When your child suffers a medical issue, you must quickly try to evaluate how you'll get care. For issues that aren't pressing, scheduling an appointment with your family doctor is generally adequate. However, for problems that must be looked at by a doctor right away, you may find yourself trying to decide whether you should visit the local hospital's emergency department or find an urgent care center near you. Generally, if the issue is life threatening or otherwise very serious, you should visit an emergency room.
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  • Skin Conditions That Should Warrant A Visit To Your Family Doctor


    If you have a family doctor, you might have checkups at regular intervals — for example, one checkup per year. When you notice a concerning health issue between these checkups, however, you don't necessarily have to wait until the next one. Instead, if you feel that the issue is pressing — but not pressing enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room — it's advantageous to call your family doctor's clinic, explain your situation, and go in for an appointment.
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  • Is Your Toddler Non-Verbal? 3 Steps To Take To Get Help For Your Little One


    Is your toddler having trouble with his or her speech? You may have noticed that your little one is not reaching those milestones when it comes to saying words and even sentences by a specific age. If you have concerns and would like to figure out what you can do to help your child who may have a speech disorder, there are some steps you should consider taking. 1. Talk to the Pediatrician
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  • Common Myths About Breast Augmentation Surgery


    According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 280,000 breast augmentation surgeries were performed in 2015. If you're considering the surgery, you might be concerned about some of the horror stories you heard from friends and family, or read on the internet. However, before you believe everything you read or hear, it's important to learn that most of the information floating around about breast augmentation procedures simply' isn't true. Here are a few of the most common myths associated with breast augmentation surgery:
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  • If A Friend Or Companion Gets Stung By A Bee, Follow These Tips


    Bee and wasp stings are a fact of life. If you have not been stung yet, it's probably only a matter of time before you are. And the same goes for your friends! Since some people are highly allergic to stinging insects (and the experience is painful for everyone) it's important that you know what to do if one of your companions gets stung by a bee. Start by following these tips.
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