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  • Changing The Gait Of A Child With Club Feet

    A child being born healthy is what most parents worry over for the entirety of the pregnancy. Some issues are only found when a child is born, which can lead to immediate concern. One common birth defect is club feet in a child. This defect causes the feet of a child to be turned inward, with the feet facing one another. If your child is born with clubbed feet, you can fix this condition so that they can walk and run normally. [Read More]

  • What You Need To Know About Your Child And Ear Infections

    Ear infections are one of the main reasons that parents take their infant child to the doctor. It is very normal for a baby to get an ear infection, and as any parent knows, having a child in pain is not only hard for the child, but miserable for the parents as well. Here are some things you need to know about ear infections and your baby. What Causes An Ear Infection? [Read More]

  • Skin Care Tips For Radiation Therapy Patients

    If you're undergoing radiation therapy as part of your cancer treatment, you'll find that the radiation can make your skin sensitive and uncomfortable. The better prepared you are for this, the easier it will be for you to moderate the symptoms. In fact, here are a few tips to help you ease the effects of the radiation treatment on your skin. Preparing Before Your Treatments Opt for warm water in your showers instead of hot. [Read More]

  • Understanding Robotic Knee Surgery

    Serious knee problems require some of the best surgical procedures available. Medicine has advanced to the point that you can receive computer and robot assisted surgery that will fix your knee and strengthen it. The following points will explain the benefits of robotic knee surgery, what to expect from the procedure and more. The Robotic Knee Surgery Procedure Above all, you need to understand what to expect when you are looking into getting robotic knee surgery. [Read More]

  • 3 Traits Every Good Neonatal Professional Should Possess

    If you are looking for a rewarding career, the field of medicine might be right for you. Countless individuals are needed each and every year. It seems like the demand never ends. Because of this, many make the decision to explore different types of medicine and embark on a whole new journey in life. However, this isn't a career that just anyone can jump into. You do need certain skills and training to be successful working as a neonatal professional. [Read More]

  • Alleviating Pet Allergy Symptoms

    If you suffer from wheezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and a stuffy or runny nose when you are around dogs or cats, there is a good chance you have a pet dander allergy. About ten percent of the United States population suffers from a pet allergy. If you suffer from a pet allergy, there are several different routes you can take to reduce the symptoms. Here are some of the treatment options available when dealing with a pet dander allergy. [Read More]

  • 4 Things You Need To Know About Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia

    Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia is a precancerous lesion that can develop on the soft tissues inside your mouth. Here are four things you need to know about it. What are the signs of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia? If you have proliferative verrucous leukoplakia, you'll notice lesions on your oral soft tissues. The insides of the cheeks and the tongue are usually where the lesions develop, but other tissues can sometimes be involved. The lesions tend to occur on both sides of the mouth. [Read More]

  • Don't Be Afraid of Allergy Testing

    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. [Read More]

  • Questions And Answers About Your Child's First Year Of Vaccinations

    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. [Read More]

  • 4 Things You Need to Know about Sulfite Allergies

    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. [Read More]