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3 Misconceptions About Palliative Care

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Most people associate medical care with cures and recovery. That’s why it’s often very difficult for family members to understand and accept the notion of palliative care – comfort care given to a patient that’s not intended to cure, but instead to ease the pain associated with terminal or chronic illness. When a patient decides in favor of palliative care, it’s often their family members and loved ones who have the most difficulty handling all of the possible implications of that choice. Read More»

Choosing Independent Senior Living: How To Help Convince Your Parents It's The Right Choice

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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average life expectancy of an American female in 2012 was over 81 years of age and for a male, it’s over 76. Even if your parents are alive, well and stubborn, they might insist on living in their own home, even though the upkeep is becoming overwhelming. If you’re researching a senior living community and your parents are adamant it’s for “ Read More»

Vitamin D Levels Could Have Significant Impact On Asthma Treatment

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The adage, “You learn something new every day” is certainly correct for a recent study on the link between vitamin D and asthma. It appears that researchers have correlated vitamin D levels with the frequency of attacks suffered by asthma patients. The lower a patient’s vitamin D level, the more likely the patient is to suffer an asthma attack. This could be a significant breakthrough in the treatment of asthma. Read More»

Nutritious And Labor Friendly Foods To Offer Pregnant Mothers

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If you are a midwife, then it is your job to help expectant mothers through the birthing process. You will most likely assist with home births and this means that birthing pools, essential oils, and heating pads are things that you commonly use. It can take five hours or more for a mother to go through active labor, and this means that you will spend a great deal of time helping mothers through their deliveries. Read More»

6 Ways That Rapid Prototyping Is Revolutionizing Health Care

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Technology has revolutionized the health care industry in ways that seem almost like the stuff of science fiction novels. No one would have thought just twenty short years ago that printers would someday be able to create reproductions of so many different things – including body parts! Nonetheless, rapid prototyping, otherwise known as 3-D printing, has helped the health care industry make giant strides in keeping people keeping healthy and happy. Read More»

New Technology Cures Allergy Symptoms With Laser Therapy

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Do you suffer from allergies? Have you altered your lifestyle to avoid your allergy triggers or succumbed to daily doses of antihistamines and decongestants? If so, you’ll be happy to hear about a new breakthrough in allergy treatment that utilizes lasers and a computerized biofeedback system to bring relief to long-term allergy sufferers. Read on or click here to find out more. How Does Laser Treatment For Allergies Work? A person experiences an allergic reaction to a substance because their body, for one reason or another, decides to deem that substance as dangerous. Read More»

Home Care Is More Than Just Medical Treatment: 2 Different Ways Specialists Can Help Your Elderly Parent

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When most people think of home care, they usually think of hospice workers visiting to take care of people who have serious medical conditions or other special needs. Because of this misconception, most people decide against home care services if their parent is elderly, but otherwise in good health. However, home care services can help with more than just keeping track of medication and switching out bandages. Here are two different ways that home care specialists can assist your elderly parent, and why you should think about hiring some help today. Read More»

How To Alleviate Your Snapping Hip Symptoms Until You See An Orthopedic Doctor

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If you experience swelling and pain in your hips, you need to see an orthopedic doctor for treatment. You may have snapping hip syndrome. But until you see an orthopedic doctor, you may want to find relief for your symptoms now. Here are some things you should know about snapping hips and ways you can keep the symptoms at bay until your orthopedic appointment. Why Do You Have Snapping Hips? Read More»

Only You Can Prevent Tooth Loss (In Your Own Mouth, That Is!)

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You might have memories of your grandparents or great-grandparents popping out their “false teeth” for fun when you were a child. While it might have seemed funny to you at the time, as an adult, the thought of losing your teeth is likely something that you can’t see the humor in. Since approximately 600 A.D., humans were trying to find ways to replace lost teeth, so this is not a problem affecting only the people of today. Read More»