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5 Things You Should Note Before Taking Your Baby To A Dermatologist

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If your baby frequently develops minor rashes or is suffering from a persistent rash that will not go away, you should take him or her to a dermatologist. A dermatologist should be able to prescribe proper medication that will offer your baby immediate relief from their rash and may also be able to determine the root cause of the rash to prevent future outbreaks. However, to make a proper diagnosis, your dermatologist will need thorough information regarding your baby’s habits and exposure to various items. Read More»

Keep Your Broken-Boned Kid Content Without Shattering Your Sanity

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Do you have a child with a broken bone? If so, you have lots of company. About half of all boys and a quarter of girls break a bone during their formative years. In fact, fractures account for 15% of all childhood injuries. Wrists are the most likely area of a child’s body to suffer a fracture. Fractures, usually caused by falls, are the 4th most common type of injury for kids under six. Read More»

Important Tips For Maintain Your Baby's Oral Health And Hygiene

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Your baby’s first tooth is often accompanied by warm feelings, celebration, and bite marks on any low-lying furniture. What most people don’t associate with that milestone is the beginning of oral hygiene and health habits. However, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that you should bring your child in for their first visit when this first tooth appears–or no later than their first birthday. This time also marks the moment when you need to consider the oral health of your child. Read More»

Don't Fall For These Back Pain Myths: Truths You Need To Know

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When it comes to persistent low back pain, the myths about causes and treatment are almost as widespread as the occurrence of the condition itself. Before you come to any incorrect conclusions about your back pain, it’s in your best interest to understand the most common myths that you’re likely to hear and the plain truth behind them. Here’s a look at several myths that you may have heard about back pain and the truths that you need to know. Read More»

Four Smart Ways To Manage Arthritis Of The Hand And Wrist

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If you suffer from hand and wrist arthritis, your doctor may recommend occupational therapy. In addition to demonstrating various hand and wrist exercises to regain mobility, the therapist may teach you how to use assistive devices to manage your everyday duties. Other methods, including hot and cold applications and electrical stimulation, may be suggested by your therapist. Under your therapist’s guidance, try these four ways to manage your condition: 1. Perform Simple Hand Exercises Read More»

3 Tips For Easing Menopause Symptoms

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Menopause is different for every woman. It can occur so gradually you barely notice it, or it can come on so strong it becomes a major disruption in your life. Women who undergo a hysterectomy or oophorectomey often have the most difficulty with menopause, because with the removal of the uterus or ovaries, the body goes into full-blown menopause, completely skipping the peri-menopausal state. However, even women who reach menopause naturally can have a difficult time managing the symptoms. Read More»

Should You Seek Cosmetic Dentistry For Your Pre-Teen?

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You may believe that orthodontic treatment (if anything) is all that is needed to guide and improve the appearance of your child’s teeth during his or her adolescent years. However, more and more parents are now seeking cosmetic procedures for their child’s smile. When should you seek cosmetic dentistry for your pre-teen, and what should you know about the process before making your appointment? Read on to learn more about adolescent cosmetic procedures. Read More»

Everything You Never Knew About Eye Color

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As you know, most people’s eyes are a shade of brown, blue, or green. What you may not know, is how eye color actually develops. Why are your eyes the color that they are? Why do some people’s eyes seem to change color on a daily basis? Here is everything that you have always wanted to know about eye color. Why babies are born with blue eyes While not all babies are born with blue eyes, most babies are. Read More»

Diseases Caused By Dental Implants: Taking A Look At Peri Implant Mucositis

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The dental implant and prosthetic market within the U.S. is projected to reach at least $6.4 billion by 2018. With over 3 million Americans already having dental implants installed and another 500,000 Americans getting dental implants each year, it is safe to say that dental implants are quickly becoming the number one recommended solution for those who are missing a tooth. The installation of dental implants comes with some risks. In particular, this article will take a look at the disease known as peri implant mucositis. Read More»

After The Ultrasound: Acheiving Emotional Stability After Finding Out Your Baby Has A Disability

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The twenty week ultrasound is routine for pregnant women. You’re excited to see baby on the screen, excited to find out what color you should paint the nursery, and excited to hear that all is good and well with the person growing inside you. But what happens when the doctor discovers that all is not well? You’ll begin to rearrange your vision of the future. You’ll need to start making different plans. Read More»