20 August 2017
If your kids are going to be heading off to high school, and they'll be dressing out for gym class, it's important that you talk to them about staph infections. Staph infections are a serious health concern, especially when it comes to the locker room atmosphere. Here are some safety precautions your kids can take to prevent staph infections while in school. Keep Their Hands Clean When it comes to the locker room, the most important rule your kids can remember is that they should keep their hands clean.
2 August 2017
Teenage girls go through a wide variety of personal changes that make their lives difficult. One of the toughest of these is the range of gynecological diseases. One of the most common and confusing of these is vulvodynia. Understanding its causes and treatments can help teen girls manage it and avoid serious pain and suffering. Vulvodynia Can Be Mysterious Vulvodynia is a pain that occurs outside of typical causes. It isn't a singular disease but has many different potential symptoms and influences.
18 July 2017
It's not unusual for previously straight front teeth to become misaligned over time. Here are two reasons why this can occur and your options for fixing the problem. Your Wisdom Teeth Grew In One common reason your front teeth are crowding is because your wisdom teeth came in. In general, the human mouth is designed to fit all of a person's teeth comfortably, including wisdom teeth that typically erupt in the late teens and sometimes later.
26 June 2017
If you've recently started experiencing burning and watering eyes, especially when driving home after a long day at the office, you may be wondering what's going on. Could it be something in your car's heating or air conditioning that is causing these symptoms? Could it be the harsh sunlight after being inside under fluorescent lighting all day? More than likely, those things only contribute to the symptoms of dry eye, not cause it.
10 January 2017
If you have mobility issues, a walk-in tub could address safety concerns you have about using a traditional bathtub. The use of the tub can drastically reduce the chances that you could suffer a slip and fall while getting in and out of the tub. If you are in the market for a walk-in tub, here are some questions to ask when evaluating your available options. What Size Tub Do You Need?
6 January 2017
Medical cannabis use—just like cannabis use in general—has enjoyed an increasing sense of acceptance throughout the U.S. However, it's still not as socially acceptable to light up a joint as it is to open a beer or sip a glass of wine at dinner. This can be problematic for medical cannabis users who need to use their medication but can't find a discreet spot to light up. Here are some alternative options.
30 December 2016
Spinal fractures suffered by the elderly are not often diagnosed as fractures. There is a general feeling that older people may only be suffering from a muscle strain or a soft tissue condition. However, there is a real possibility that your back pain might be caused by a compression fracture in your spine that's related to your osteoporosis condition. Be aware of symptoms that could mean you've suffered a compression fracture.