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  • Precautions To Ensure Your Handbag Doesn't Cause You Back Pain

    Do you know that carrying a handbag can lead to back pain? Your bag's weight, how you carry it, and how often you carry it can all contribute to poor posture and back pain. In an ideal world, you wouldn't have to carry heavy bags, but that might not be practical in the real world. Still, take the following precautions so that your bag doesn't cause you back pain: Switch It Up Between Your Elbows
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  • What Do You Need To Know About Pediatric Hypertension?

    When you think of hypertension, you probably think of it is as a health problem that adults worry about. The truth is that children can experience hypertension as well. In fact, the condition is often misdiagnosed as something else because it has been considered an adult problem. This does not take away from the severity of the problem. Hypertension can have fatal consequences. If you want to learn more about pediatric hypertension, this guide will help.
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  • Tips for Recovering Well After Cataract Laser Surgery

    If you are having cataract laser surgery soon and are concerned about a safe and comfortable recovery, then you are not alone. While it may make you feel uncomfortable having laser surgery on your eye, the good news is that you will be seeing clearly in as little as one or two days post-surgery. In order for your eye to heal well, please follow these time-tested tips: Tip: Don't Drive or Bend Over in the Hours After Your Cataract Surgery
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  • Acupressure: Tips To Make This Practice More Effective

    If you have been seeing a massage therapist or acupuncture practitioner for regular, chronic pain, the sessions may give you a lot of relief. However, you might be looking for something you can do at home when you're feeling uncomfortable. Acupressure, the practice of manually applying pressure to certain points on your body, can be a way to relieve pain and release endorphins into your body so you feel better. You can typically find online diagrams about which spots are best for your particular condition.
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  • Three Things Parents Need To Know About Blow Dryers And Lice

    The usual treatment for head lice is to carefully remove lice and nits with a fine-toothed comb, but for parents of curly-haired kids, using one of these combs can be difficult. If you're having trouble getting the comb through your child's hair, you may want to try a more curly-hair friendly method, like your blow dryer. Here are three things you need to know about getting rid of head lice with a blow dryer.
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  • 4 Tips For Reducing The Appearance Of Burn Scars

    Getting burned can be an extremely painful experience, no matter how minor the burns might be. Along with the pain, however, you might have other concerns as well, such as about whether or not you will have scars. Luckily, there are a few steps that you can take to help reduce the appearance of burn scars. 1. Seek Medical Treatment Immediately First of all, you should make sure that you seek medical treatment for any burns as quickly as possible after they happen.
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  • Surviving Mold Allergies

    If you are allergic to mold, your symptoms can be triggered by a number of items, including damp bathrooms, rainy weather, and outdoor spore levels. Instead of suffering from sinus congestion, sneezing, itchy, and a runny nose, you can take a variety of actions to manage your allergy. Reducing your exposure and using certain medications can make your mold sensitivity less of a problem. Mold Counts When the mold count is high, a 50,000 count per cubic meter of air, an air-quality warning will be issued.
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  • How To Prevent Blisters When You Wear New Sandals

    If you recently bought a new pair of sandals, you may get blisters. It isn't unusual for new sandals to cause foot blisters, because the shoes are still stiff. This doesn't mean you have to stop wearing sandals. All you have to do is take some preventative measures to keep enjoying them without pain. Here are some tips to prevent foot blisters from new sandals. Apply a Barrier Place an adhesive bandage across the heel, which is the part that sandals rub the most.
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  • 3 Benefits Of Teleneurology

    Teleneurology might sound like a made-up term, but in fact it's an important technology whose impact and benefits are increasingly clear. In short, teleneurology is the consultation of patients with neurological problems by doctors who aren't able to meet up in person. Using a telephone or -- far more commonly in recent years -- the internet, patients can receive advice and a basic evaluation by physicians or neurologists who are thousands of miles away.
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  • Your Child Developed A Mole: How To Know If It Is Cancer

    If your child has seemingly developed a mole out of nowhere on their skin, you might be worried that it's cancerous. Skin cancer or melanoma is a dangerous condition, which means you need to get a plastic surgeon or other cosmetic surgeon to remove the mole and learn more about it. Signs Of Melanoma Moles Moles appearing in childhood aren't uncommon, but when they develop, they should be an even color (typically brown, tan, or black) and less than about a quarter of an inch wide.
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