Choosing The Right Health Care Clinic

Suspicious You’re Carrying Twins? How To Find Out

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If you are pregnant and you feel like there is the possibility that you are carrying twins, there are somethings you’ll want to do to find out for sure. If your genetics increase your chances of having twins or you were on a fertility medication, the sooner you find out the better. Carrying twins is […]

The Warning Signs Of An Eating Disorder In Adolescent Males: Advice For Parents

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Up to 30 million people across the United States suffer with an eating disorder. More than one-half of teenage girls use unhealthy weight control behaviors, but many parents are unaware that around one-third of boys do the same thing. While many parents are aware of some of the signs of an eating disorder in girls, […]

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How Hearing Problems Are Identified In Children

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The sooner hearing loss is detected and treated in a child, the better the outcome. When not identified early, hearing loss in children can hinder a child’s language and social development. But knowing what the warning signs are and getting the appropriate screening for your child can help prevent severe hearing loss and developmental problems. […]

Following A Vegan Diet? Know The Signs Of A B12 Deficiency And How To Prevent It

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Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient that is found primarily in animal products such as meats, seafood, and dairy products. Thus, if you follow a vegan diet, you are at a high risk for deficiency of this nutrient. If you become overly deficient in B12, you will likely require a blood infusion in order to […]

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High Blood Pressure, Diabetes And A DOT Medical Exam

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In order to obtain and maintain a commercial driver’s license, you must undergo a Department of Transportation medical exam. If you pass with no problems, you will have to renew the medical card every two years. If you have high blood pressure and/or diabetes, you may have to have more frequent physical exams in order […]

3 Topics To Discuss With Your Doctor Before A Hysterectomy

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Several benign conditions may warrant a hysterectomy to alleviate symptoms from heavy menstrual periods or large fibroids. There are considerations you may want to address with your doctor to help you weigh the pros and cons of your hysterectomy. Pre-Operative Testing Laparoscopic or robotic-assisted hysterectomies are popular due to their small incisions, lower risk of […]

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Allergy Skin Testing Tips

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One of the first steps toward successful allergy treatment is testing. A skin test is often done to narrow down the specific allergens that are affecting you. During this test, your allergist will apply a small amount of a variety of common or suspected allergens to your skin. You will then be monitored for a […]

Surprising Causes And Unusual Treatments For Diaper Rash

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Diaper rash is an unpleasant experience not just for baby, but also for mom and dad. Most parents assume this problem is because of a wet diaper holding moisture against the skin, or the diaper rubbing against baby’s skin. Before slathering on the diaper cream, here are some surprising causes and unusual treatments for diaper […]

4 Things Travelers Need To Know About Pertussis Vaccines

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Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a serious, vaccine-preventable disease. It’s a standard part of childhood vaccinations, but the vaccine that you got as a kid is no longer protecting you. The vaccine only last for 10 years, so unless you get a booster shot of the pertussis vaccine, you could get sick on […]

Three Things Robotic Knee Surgery Can Do That Human Hands Cannot

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Any type of traditional surgery that involves the skills of human hands often results in longer recovery time and (sometimes) more surgery. This is due to the fact that even though you may have the best surgeon performing your procedure, there is still some marginal room for human error. Robotic surgery, especially robotic knee surgery, […]

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