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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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  • 5 Tips For Fixing Dry Skin

    Dry skin on your face can cause redness, irritation, and itchiness. In some cases, dry patches may even begin to peel, crack, or otherwise become incredibly painful. The following tips can help you combat the dryness. Tip #1: Use the right cleanser Dry skin often goes hand in hand with sensitive skin. For this reason, you want to use a mild facial cleanser that contains no fragrances. Also, skip the varieties with built-in exfoliating or antibacterial agents since these can aggravate dry skin.
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  • 3 Things You Can Do To Prevent Getting Mastitis

    Dealing with an infection in your breasts can be very painful and dangerous. An infection in nursing mothers is called mastitis. It is not uncommon to get this infection if you are pumping milk often, or if your child has suddenly had changes in their diet. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to prevent and treat mastitis. Here are some tips. 1. Pump or Nurse More The more you can keep the milk flowing the better.
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  • 4 Tips For Beating Allergies

    If you tend to cough and sneeze more during allergy season, you may not enjoy this time of the year. Millions of people tend to suffer from moderate to severe allergies and finding a way to be more comfortable is ideal. There are certain things you can do to ease your discomfort during peak seasons and knowing what these are can be extremely helpful to you. Tip #1: Limit outdoor activities
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  • About To Become A First-Time Parent? 4 Ways A Chiropractor Can Help Your Newborn

    If you're about to become a first-time parent, you're probably confused about all the care your little one will need. You might even be worried about all the decisions you'll need to make regarding the care your little one will receive. One of the decisions you'll have to make will be how to ensure that your little one is healthy and developing properly. That's where infant chiropractic care comes in. Your baby's health and development can be enhanced with the help of an experienced chiropractor.
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  • Recovering From Arthroscopic Repair Of A Torn ACL

    You felt your knee pop when you fell and you immediately had pain and swelling in your joint. A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common knee injury. The orthopedic surgeon will do arthroscopic surgery to repair the torn ligament, which is a much less invasive procedure than traditional knee surgery. You'll still be faced with several weeks of recovery to gain back the full use of your knee. Here is what you can expect immediately after the repair and during the weeks following.
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  • Tips To Help You Manage Your Medications And Medical Supplies At Home

    If you take more than one medication a day, you may know how it feels when you realize you have forgotten one. You might also know how it feels to have an interaction when you are given a new medicine or how it feels to run out of supplies like diabetic syringes. Follow these tips for getting the most out of the medications you take daily and and for always having the supplies you need.
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