Don't Be Afraid of Allergy Testing
16 September 2015
Do you have food allergies that are affecting your health and diet? Or, do you have allergic and hay fever reactions to dust, pollen, and pet dander? No matter what type of allergies are affecting you, a simple allergy test could ultimately result in a healthier and happier life. Some people are intimidated by allergy testing because they think it involves a lot of needles and pain. In fact, allergy testing is not that scary.
Questions And Answers About Your Child's First Year Of Vaccinations
14 September 2015
If you are a new parent, you are probably already dreading the shots that your child will receive at his or her well baby visits. However, vaccinations are important for disease prevention. Here are a few questions and answers to help you know what to expect from vaccinations during the first year of your child's life:
How frequently will your child be vaccinated?
Expect your child to receive multiple vaccinations at each of his or her routine checkups.
4 Things You Need to Know about Sulfite Allergies
8 September 2015
Sulfites are compounds that are naturally present both in the human body and in foods. Sulfites are also added to some foods as a preservative. Since sulfites are so widespread, sulfite allergies are hard to deal with. Here are four things you need to know about this allergy.
Where are sulfites found?
Sulfites can be found in a wide variety of foods and drinks. They can be found in alcoholic drinks such as beer and wine, in baked goods like cookies and pizza crust, in snacks such as trail mix and dried fruits, and in condiments like relish or salad dressing.
4 Tips for Helping a Family Member Suffering from Drug Addiction
4 September 2015
Drug addiction does not just affect the person abusing the drugs; it also hurts the individual's family members. The constant fear and worry family members feel can put a lot of unnecessary stress in their lives. If one of your family members abuses drugs, you can make things better. Here are four tips for helping a family member suffering from drug addiction:
Understand the Facts behind Addiction
If you don't take the time to learn about the reality behind addiction, you may blame yourself or think your family member is a bad person.