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Archive for the 'Proactive Health Care' Category

   Dec 23

When is the Appropriate Time for Your Loved Ones to Receive Care?

No one wants to admit when their loved one needs outside assistance. Not only does it mean your loved one is getting to an age where their life expectancy is unknown, it also means having to make a decision for them that they may not necessarily like or be in agreement with. In many cases, […]

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   Dec 13

Personalized Healthcare for Seniors is a Must

As we age, we tend to inevitably spend more time in the doctor’s office. Unfortunately, this is a tough side effect that we deal with for being senior citizens. But, no matter how much time you spend at your doctor’s office, in the waiting room usually, it never fails that you still leave the office […]

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   Aug 23

U.S. Begins Making Bird Flu Vaccine

The impact that influenza pandemics have had in the past is not something that should be underestimated when assessing current situations and issues in order to determine what sort of health risk they may pose. Influenza strains that are indigenous to avian species have, at times, mutated to become a direct health threat to humans. […]

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   Jul 23

Can Vein Illumination Help with Scalp Venous Access?

Infants and small children often require intravenous access for the delivery of critical drugs or treatments. However, the process of placing a peripheral IV can be painful and seem scary, and young children simply do not understand that they must be still during the procedure. To further complicate matters, the child may tear at the […]

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   Dec 15

Preventing Eye Diseases

Due to changing environment and lifestyle, many kinds of eye disorders, conditions and diseases that can affect our eyes. All the eye diseases result in impairment of vision, which further leads to vision loss. As all disorders of eyes do not have any evident symptoms, it is necessary to have normal eye checkups and examinations […]

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   Oct 29

An Introduction to Gum Disease

According to many studies around 70 percent of adults and up to 50 percent of children suffer from gum disease at some time. These startling statistics highlight the need for further education and understanding of both oral health condition and how to prevent them effectively. Jessica StaheliAbout the author: Jessica Staheli is a health and […]

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   Oct 22

The Simple Guide To Overcome Kidney Disease

We live in a magical time, because information is literally available at our fingertips. The sad thing is that while so much information is available, it can often become really confusing to the point where a person just doesn’t know what they should and shouldn’t eat while on the renal diet. Jessica StaheliAbout the author: Jessica Staheli is a […]

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   Oct 21

Hip Injury and Medical Device Side Effects

Hip injuries can be incredibly debilitating. While the advent of hip replacement surgery has revolutionized the lives of many, it can also have unfortunate side effects. People who have received any type of medical device to repair arthritic or injured hips should educate themselves about the common side effects associated with these medical devices. The […]

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   Oct 18

Tips For Avoiding Hormone Problems

Hormone problems can occur at any time during a woman’s life. These disruptions in hormone levels can cause physical discomfort, mood swings, and/or problems in many other systems of the body. Among the various issues caused by rogue hormones are weight gain, headaches, joint pain, depression, and even loss of libido. Jessica StaheliAbout the author: […]

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   Oct 17

How to Treat Bedbug Bites

Have you ever been afflicted with bedbug bites? If so, you know how itchy and annoying they can be, and you are probably also aware that scratching is not the best option. When you scratch any type of bite, you can break open the skin and create a situation where an infection can occur. Treating […]

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