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Considering Neonatal Care For Your Career? What You Need To Know

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Career burnout is rampant in the medical field, and it leaves many medical professionals seeking new opportunities in different disciplines of the field. If you’ve been thinking about a path change into neonatal care, there are a few things that you should know. Here are some things to consider as you make your decision. Neonatal Care Is Intensive Neonatal wards are intensive care divisions. The infants in these wards are either currently in dire health or are recovering from serious health threats. Read More»

Make Way For Baby With These 5 Water-Birth Preparation Tips

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These days, there are plenty of options for how you want to bring your bundle of joy into the world. Water birth offers a healthier and more relaxing alternative to traditional childbirth, providing a long list of benefits for you and your soon-to-be-born baby. The calming, relaxing effect of immersion on the labor process is what draws so many expectant mothers to water birth. If you decide to have a water birth, you’ll want to make preparations to ensure your experience is joyous and worry-free. Read More»

Tips For Preventing The Spread Of Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease

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Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a highly contagious viral infection that often affects young children. Since it is so contagious, outbreaks are common in daycare centers, preschools, and elementary schools. The symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, sore throat, and tiredness. A few days after the onset of a fever, a child will develop an itchy rash or blisters on the palms of his or her hands and the soles of the feet. Read More»

Questions To Ask An Oncologist

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An oncologist is a physician who works in the field of oncology, the branch of medicine that deals with cancer. There are three main types of oncologists  that can help you if you have been diagnosed with cancer:  Surgical Oncologist:  This oncologist uses surgery to remove the cancer cells in your body.  Medical Oncologist:  This oncologist uses chemotherapy (drugs) to rid your body of cancer cells.  Radiation Oncologist:  This oncologist uses proton beams to destroy your cancer cells. Read More»

Artery Disease And Your Kidneys: 3 Complications Of Renal Artery Blockages

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If you have high cholesterol, you’re at risk for plaque buildup in arteries located all over your body. Plaque deposits can affect any of your major organs, including your kidneys. When plaque builds up in the arteries responsible for supplying your kidneys with blood, you may experience narrowing of the arteries or, in severe cases, complete blockage. In addition to plaque, blockages can be caused by blood clots and thickening of the artery walls. Read More»

3 Reasons To Go In For Pregnancy Counseling

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Being pregnant is something that is wonderful and amazing, but it is also something that is completely new and life changing. There are also some circumstances where a woman may become pregnant when she wasn’t ready and she isn’t sure what she should do. No matter what your feelings are surrounding your pregnancy, many women can benefit from going in for pregnancy counseling. This type of counseling is geared specifically towards the needs of pregnant women and can help them with a variety of things. Read More»

How To Survive A Heart Attack

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If you think that a heart attack only happens to “other people”, it’s time to re-evaluate that thought. Each year, nearly 720,000 people in the U.S. experience a heart attack, with 515,000 of them having their first episode. Heart attacks happen in all age groups and to people with no previously-diagnosed heart disease. Knowing what to do when you feel a heart attack start will increase your chances of surviving one. Read More»

Vaginal Rejuvenation: Reclaim Your Feminine Youth With Thermiva

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There are many things that can cause poor vaginal health. If you have managed a number of vaginal births, or you are no longer pleased with how your vagina is aging, there are solutions. You can rejuvenate your vagina, making it stronger, tighter and making contact with your partner more pleasurable. You don’t have to live with a tired, weak vaginal wall anymore. While some women turn to surgical techniques to rejuvenate their femininity, this can now be done with the non-surgical procedure Thermiva, which uses the energy from radiofrequency to heat vaginal tissue and restore its vitality. Read More»

Your Guide To Knee Replacements

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As you get older, you may start to wonder about knee replacements. How do you know you need a knee replacement? What are medical conditions that could lead to a knee replacement? If you do need one, what are your options?  Knee Replacements A knee replacement is a surgery in which damaged and worn bone and cartilage is removed from your knee by a surgeon. Your surgeon replaces the damaged tissue with metal, plastic, or polymer so your knee can function like it used to. Read More»

Child Has Strep Throat? You Need To Know About PANDAS

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As a parent, you’re one of the first people to spot symptoms that something is wrong with your children’s health. But sometimes, symptoms can be dismissed for bad behavior, especially after your child has strep throat. Here’s what you need to know about if your child has strep throat. PANDAS PANDAS is pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections. It happens after a strep infection, like strep throat. It happens because when the strep bacteria invade the body, the bacteria mimic other cells in the body. Read More»