Soothing a Fever
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»
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.
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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»
Before you decide whether to go to a walk-in clinic or emergency room, you must first distinguish a minor burn from a serious burn. According to the American Burn Association, there was an estimated 450,000 burn injuries that received medical treatment in 2013. Burn injuries are separated into three primary classifications, including first-degree burns, second-degree burns, and third-degree burns. If you’ve suffered a burn, use the following guide to determine the seriousness of your injury. Read More»