When loved ones are ill, or injured, you want them to receive medical care as quickly as possible. That can be difficult if they fall ill in a remote region, or they require specialized care that's not available in a hospital near you. When that happens, it may become necessary to enlist the assistance of an air ambulance. Arranging for an air ambulance isn't always easy. In fact, it usually requires quite a bit of coordinated effort between medical teams, and the patient, or next-of-kin.
26 September 2017
If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, then you should know that there are a wide variety of treatments available to eradicate the disease and to kill the cancer cells. The first line of treatment typically involves some sort of radiation, but something called cryotherapy can be used if radiation therapy does not work or if you have a large prostate that needs to be treated. Keep reading to learn a little bit about cryotherapy.
7 September 2017
Modern medicine has made many advancements when it comes to fighting disease. Thanks to the invention of certain vaccines, it's possible to avoid the contraction of diseases that used to wipe out sections of the population in large numbers. The administration of vaccines is an important endeavor, and the proper handling of these vaccines prior to administration is critical when it comes to their effectiveness. Here are three tips that you can use to help improve your vaccine storage practices in the future.
29 August 2017
It can be scary to be diagnosed with a heart condition or heart defect. However, it is even more frightening and tragic when this diagnosis is made to a child. Children often have questions and it is hard for you, as a parent, to answer them, especially when you aren't even sure what to say or how to say it. After all, you are having to deal with the diagnosis yourself.
4 August 2017
There are many different weight loss programs you can join when you want to lose weight. You may find one more beneficial than the others depending on what you need to stay motivated. Losing weight is rarely easy, and joining a structured program can be a big help when it comes to keeping you accountable. Here are some features you may want to consider when choosing a program. Food Is Supplied With The Program
21 July 2017
One of the things that can be hard to handle in life is watching your parents get older. These are the special people that cared for you all your life, and it may be time to give to return the favor. The key to ensuring your loved ones do have the best health and get the most out of every day may depend on you. Taking time to check in on your parents regularly and knowing tips that can help you assist your loved ones when aging may be helpful to you.
28 June 2017
If you experience watering eyes, light sensitivity, eye redness, or feeling like something is stuck in the eye, you may have a scratched cornea, commonly called corneal abrasion. Corneal abrasion can occur from broken contact lenses, a poke in the eye, or fluids. The cornea is the transparent part of the eye that focuses light to help you see clearly. Mild cases of corneal abrasion can be treated at home by following these tips.
25 April 2017
Few things are as important as selecting the right primary care physician. This is the individual that you are essentially placing in charge of helping you maintain your health. Because the decision is so weighty, it's vital that you know what to look for when you're making your selection Use this information to learn more about two tips that can help you choose the right primary care physician. Always Aim For An In-Network Physician
23 February 2017
If you have an elderly loved one who suffers from the aches and pains of osteoarthritis, then you may find yourself wishing that their health problems could just "go away." It can be tough knowing that a loved one is having health issues that you can't do anything to ease, but realize that you can help them in some ways, including helping them maintain their personal care independence. As the aches and pains that come with age worsen, even simple personal care tasks can become difficult, which can lead to a feeling of helplessness or low self-esteem.
11 January 2017
If your doctor has determine that you need to keep a Foley catheter inserted for a period of time while you're home, that may come as a surprise to you. Most people don't have experience with catheters, and you may wonder what you need to know to avoid infection and handle the situation until your doctor says it can be removed. Heed the suggestions below to make the experience a useful and comfortable one.
31 December 2016