How Being a Health Care Clinic Volunteer Changed My Life

  • A Guide To Neonatal Careers

    14 October 2018

    In order to start a new career path, you need to know all of the requirements, benefits, and expectations that come with the territory. The medical field is always in demand and is growing by leaps and bounds. To this end, becoming a neonatal nurse might be one of the best fields to look into. When you are looking to embark on this career path and want to know more, consider the tips in this article and use them so that you can become a neonatal nurse.

  • Rosy Little Cheeks Or Something More | Childhood Conditions You Need To Know

    17 July 2018

    Take your little one out into the sun a little while when they are accustomed to air conditioning or spend a little time out in the chilly wind, and their little cheeks will often glow in that adorable way that kids cheeks glow. However, there are some situations when those cutesy rosy cheeks grow to be something worrisome as a parent, and rosy cheeks can actually be a sign that something is wrong that needs to be treated.

  • Important Facts About Undergoing Physical Therapy

    29 July 2017

    Physical therapy is a type of treatment that will often be required for patients recovering from a variety of conditions. While this type of treatment is fairly common, it is also common for patients to have little or no experience or knowledge about this type of treatment until it is recommended to them. Why Will Physical Therapy Be Needed To Recover From A Serious Injury Or Major Surgical Procedure?

  • Tips For Helping Your Child Feel More Confident In Glasses

    3 February 2017

    If your child has to wear glasses in order to allow him or her to see the board easily, he or she might be worried about getting teased, or he or she may dislike the glasses. This can be frustrating because it will cause him or her to do whatever it takes to not wear his or her glasses. This could result in your child's grades dropping because he or she is not able to follow along with the teacher.

  • Understanding The Radiation Therapy Options For Your Prostate Cancer

    3 November 2016

    If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may feel overwhelmed with the news and unsure of how to proceed and move forward after diagnosis. However, it is important to know that there are numerous options available to you for treating your prostate cancer. One of the many different treatment options available to you for your prostate cancer is radiation therapy. There are numerous types of radiation therapy that you can choose from, though.

  • How Computers And 3D Imaging Aid Robotic Knee Surgery And Why You Still Need A Human Surgeon

    11 August 2016

    Until technology took a firm hold in all things medical, knee surgery was one of the most difficult and painful things to do, both for the surgeon and for the patient. Now there is robotic knee surgery, which is less painful and far less complicated because of the robotic surgeon, computers and 3D imaging. While it is easy to understand what the robotic surgeon does in this procedure, you may not know how computers and 3D imaging contribute.

  • Treating Your Renal Cell Carcinoma: Options For You

    5 January 2016

    When you find yourself at the doctor's office discussing your diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma, you may be shocked and unsure of what you can and should do moving forward. Before you allow yourself to become overwhelmed about your renal cell carcinoma, get to know some of the different treatment options available to you. Then, when you meet with your oncologist, you can be prepared to work together with them to design a treatment plan for your renal cell carcinoma that is right for you.

  • How To Avoid Knee Replacement Therapy

    7 August 2015

    If you are suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee, you may have already considered having knee replacement surgery. In recent years, more women and younger people aged 20-50 have developed this condition, often due to sports injuries. Currently, more than 600,000 knee replacement surgeries are done each year in the United States. One study found that 34% of knee surgeries were "inappropriate," leading some experts to  believe that more alternatives should be explored before you undergo the procedure.

  • The Present Of Your Presence: Tips For Visiting Someone In Hospice Care

    30 June 2015

    Time with a friend, relative or other loved one can brighten the day of someone in hospice care, but for some, the fear of not knowing what to say, do or bring on a visit is immobilizing. Planning a personal call to that special person gives you time to equip yourself for the visit. Kind, compassionate attention is the best gift you can offer to someone in this meaningful final stage of life.

  • The Truth Behind Four Common ADHD Myths

    19 June 2015

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, most commonly known as ADHD, is a widespread and well-known condition. Despite how well-known it may be, there are many misconceptions and myths circulating that continue to be spread by well-meaning, but ill-informed, individuals. If your doctor has recommended that you or your child be tested for ADHD, you may find yourself thinking of some of these myths and wondering if testing is really necessary. Here's a look at the truth behind several of the most common ADHD myths.