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Five Tasks It's Important To Carry Out Before A Brain Surgery Operation

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Neurosurgery is going to take some time to recover from. You're not going to be able to bounce right back into your day-to-day activities immediately. It may take weeks or even months before patients are feeling back to normal. The following are five things that you should probably take care of before brain surgery to make your recovery easier and more comfortable: Give your home a good cleaning You know how much more comfortable and relaxing your home feels when it's organized and clean.

15 November 2017

The Importance Of Immunizations For Adults

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Most parents are great at making sure their children receive all the vaccinations they need, but a lot of adults fail to recognize the importance of getting immunizations for themselves. If you have not kept up on your immunizations, here are several things you should know about the importance of adult immunizations. Why are adult immunizations so important? When you take your child to the doctor for vaccinations, why do you do this?

30 October 2017

3 Critical Applications Of Next Generation Sequencing

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Next generation sequencing (NGS) is a faster method of identifying the genetic sequence of cells, microbes, and other genetic material. This technology has numerous benefits in different areas of medicine. Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Among the various types of infections, antibiotic-resistant infections remain some of the most prevalent and difficult to treat. One specific infection, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) can spread quickly, especially in clinical settings, and may be difficult to manage, especially in those with a compromised immune system.

8 October 2017

How To Give Your Athletic Husband A Birthday He'll Always Remember

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Is your husband a professional athlete? Perhaps he isn't a professional, but he might absolutely love anything to do with athletics and personal fitness. If that's the case, consider focusing on those interests when you plan your husband's upcoming birthday. From planning a special event to arranging for a full body sports massage, here are some ideas on how to give your athletic husband a birthday he'll always remember. A Great Beginning

19 September 2017

Bunion Surgery: Make Recovery More Comfortable Using These Tips And Tricks

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Your scheduled bunion surgery is quickly approaching, so you may be wondering what you can do to make sure that your recovery is comfortable and convenient. Here are a few tips and tricks to consider using that should help make recovery easier on you overall: Pack an Activity Box Because you'll have to stay off your foot while it's in a boot for a few days after bunion surgery, you may feel like you have a lot more time on your hands than usual.

24 August 2017

3 Reasons Your Son Or Daughter Might Benefit From Being Hospitalized To Treat Relapsed Anorexia Ll

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Although the statistics on anorexia aren't always clear and it's generally accepted within the medical community that eating disorders are often misdiagnosed or never diagnosed at all, it impacts many people each year and persons diagnosed with it are at a significant risk of eventual relapse. Sadly, it's not unusual for relapsed patients to have a tougher time with their illness and for the symptoms to be more dramatic. Therefore, if your son or daughter has already been treated for anorexia one or more times and the symptoms seem to be re-occurring, it's a good idea to speak with their physician about the benefits of hospitalization to facilitate recovery.

4 August 2017

How To Care For Your Back When You Work In An Office

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Working in an office means spending much of your day sitting. You may be returning emails, writing reports and doing research and none of that is conducive to having a strong, healthy back. It is possible that you will experience back pain at some point, and potentially be at risk for contracting an illness such as heart disease simply because you sit at work. You can care for your back and keep it strong when you work in an office and here are just a couple of ways to do that.

4 August 2017

Advantages Of Visiting A Physical Therapist Instead Of A Doctor

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For a long list of medical issues, seeing your family doctor or a physician in an urgent care environment is your best approach. However, if you're dealing with some physical health issues, a physical therapist can be better suited to treat you. In many cases, doctors will refer their patients for physical therapy, but if you have a good idea of what issue you're experiencing, you can skip this step and go right to scheduling an appointment at your local physical therapy clinic.

20 July 2017

Medical Equipment You May Need When Recovering From Hip Replacement Surgery

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If you plan to recover at home from hip replacement surgery, then you'll want to have all the equipment in place that you'll need before you come home from the hospital. Your insurance coverage will pay for some items, and others you may need to pay for yourself, especially the things you want for the sake of convenience. You don't always have to buy medical equipment, you may be able to rent it for a month at a time since you'll need it for the short term.

28 June 2017

Spinal Compression Fractures: What To Expect After Your Diagnosis

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A spinal compression fracture is defined as a collapse of the vertebrae in the spine. This condition tends to be more common in people who suffer from osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle due to tissue loss. While severe spinal compression fractures may end up needing surgical treatment, many doctors tend to take a more conservative approach initially because many spinal compression fractures can heal on their own within a few months.

9 March 2017