7 September 2017
Even though any surgical procedure is a major medical event, gynecological surgeries, particularly hysterectomies have traditionally been some of the most invasive. Because of the requirement of a significant incision, the surgery involved large scars, intense pain and long recovery times. Over time, new techniques have been developed to make these procedures not only less invasive as to the scarring and amount of trauma to tissue but also allows the surgeon to be more precise.
30 August 2017
It's easy not to give too much thought to the medications that your doctor prescribes. After all, they're the physician, so they must know what's best. But while your doctor does have expertise that you lack, it's still important for you to understand certain things about the medications that you're taking. Take a look at some important medication questions to ask your primary care doctor the next time you visit.
3 August 2017
Spring, summer, and fall activities can turn dangerous if your child is one of the millions of people who have a severe stinging insect allergy. For these youngsters, the possible presence of a bee, wasp, hornet, or other stinging insect can take all the fun out of normal outdoor activities. According to information published by the Boston Children's Hospital, there may be as many as two million people in the United States alone who are allergic the sting of bees and other stinging insects.
20 July 2017
Pain and discomfort are only a few of the problems that many people have to deal with each day. Chronic pain, anxiety, and restlessness are all much too common in society, and for many people there is no escape. However, there has been a recent push to allow medical cannabis to be used for such problems. Those that do not understand how cannabis can help have often pushed back. Medical cannabis can have wonderful effects on the body and can truly help in many situations.
28 June 2017
If you suspect your child has a hearing problem and might need hearing aids, you may decide to schedule a visit to an audiologist. This can be a potentially stressful event for a child, as your little one may not know what to expect. Here are a few things you can do to help prepare him or her before a first visit to an audiologist. Visit The Library One easy way to help your child to prepare for an audiologist appointment is to check out a few books from the library about hearing loss.