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  • Three Anti-Aging Procedures That Don't Require A Long Recovery

    If you are unhappy with your appearance and wish you looked younger, you may be looking into anti-aging surgeries. But what if you do not want to spend weeks recovering from a full facelift or other extensive procedure? Have no fear! There are a few anti-aging procedures that will take years off your appearance but that don't require a long recovery. 1. Dermabrasion You may have heard of dermabrasion's less-serious cousin, microdermabrasion.
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  • 3 Tips For Feeding Your Toddler

    Most parents work hard to provide their children with nutritious, well-balanced meals. However, kids often have a different idea when it comes to what they're willing to eat. Toddlers, in particular, are notoriously picky, leaving parents to beg their pediatrician for answers on how to get them to eat. Here are three tips to help you navigate the waters of food, "Terrible Twos," and setting your children up for a healthy relationship with both food and you.
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  • Wound Care And How To Tell If You Need Stitches

    Accidents can happen at any moment, but some are much more serious than others. Some may require medical attention, and some injuries may be able to be dealt with at home. Either way, you should know how to care for a wound and how to tell if you need medical attention or even stitches. Read on for wound care tips and how to tell if you need stitches or should seek medical attention.
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  • 4 Tips All Adults Should Follow To Preserve Their Hearing

    As you grow older, you have probably noticed some of your friends or family members losing their hearing or getting hearing aids. You probably want to avoid having the same thing happen to you. While there are many possible causes of hearing loss, and not all of them are under your control, there are certainly a few things you can do to reduce your risk of losing your hearing as you age.
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  • Family Planning? 3 Things You Should Do Before The Baby Comes

    Planning a family is an exciting, but also a scary time. You may have fears about your finances, about being a parent, or just afraid of the everyday changes that are coming. Taking care of a baby does take a lot of work and may put a dent in your finances, but that tiny bundle is a miracle. You'll adjust your finances and your schedules, and one day you'll wonder what you did with your time before the baby came.
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  • Lessen Your Discomfort with Medical Cannabis

    If you have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis several years ago and have been experiencing a worsening in your condition, resulting in sore joints and lack of muscle control, perhaps your primary physician has mentioned prescribing medical cannabis to lesson the discomfort that you have been experiencing. Learn more about the medicine and decide if it is for you. If so, use the cannabis responsibly to aid in lessening pain.
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  • What Types Of Services Are Provided At Urgent Care Centers?

    Urgent care centers provide medical care for issues that are not threatening to life and/or limb but require prompt attention. Patients can receive examinations, diagnoses, treatment, and prescriptions (no opioid painkillers) from the practitioners at urgent care centers, just as in a regular doctor's office. Illnesses or injuries for which you wouldn't seek treatment at a doctor's office cannot be treated at an urgent care center. So if you have a broken bone protruding through your skin, a gunshot or stab wound, or are exhibiting the symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, you need to go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.
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  • 3 Dangerous Skin Cancer Myths And Misconceptions You Need To Unlearn

    Myths about cancer in general are common. However, there's many myths and misconceptions surrounding skin cancer that are outright dangerous. Here are a few misconceptions about skin cancer you may believe. Replace these erroneous beliefs with skin cancer facts instead. 1. Darker Skin Means There's No Chance of Developing Skin Cancer It's true lighter skin tones can increase the likelihood of skin cancer. Nevertheless, no skin tone has immunity to the possibility of developing skin cancer of one form or another.
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  • Do The Upcoming Holidays Have Your Elderly Parents In A Funk? 4 Steps To Help Through The Festivities

    The holidays can be difficult for the elderly. Changing needs, health issues, and the loss of close friends can create special concerns for them. If your parents are getting up there in years, be sure to take that into consideration when planning for the holidays this year. Here are four strategies you can use to help your parents during the holiday season: Get Your Parents Involved in the Planning If your parents used to be in charge of all the holiday festivities, losing out on that ability can be particularly difficult, especially if they feel like they've been replaced, or are no longer needed.
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  • 3 Times To Call Your Child's Pediatrician When Your Child Seems Sick

    If you have small kids then you know how common it is for them to have fevers and get sick. Kids seem to pass around the latest bugs at school and daycare centers, so being sick isn't that unusual. However, as a parent, it's good to know when you need to take your sick child to the pediatrician. Here are some suggestions on when it's good to call your child's doctor for advice.
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