Vaccinations And Herd Immunity
22 January 2015
The purpose of immunizations is to protect the recipient against a particular virus or bacteria. They keep children and adults safe from many kinds of diseases. The childhood immunization schedule recommended by the CDC includes vaccinations to protect against a large number of diseases, including chickenpox, diphtheria, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, rotavirus, rubella and tetanus. These immunizations are recommended for young infants and should be continued throughout later life.
How Physician Owned Hospitals Help Patients
16 January 2015
While the use of physician owned hospitals has been controversial since they first began, they hold many benefits for their patients. President Obama's new healthcare laws are making it difficult for these hospitals to grow, but they are still being ranked the top hospitals in the country. Opponents of these physician owned hospitals are concerned that the doctors are only concerned with the bottom line, but patients are saying otherwise.
Make Dental Visits A Family Affair
14 January 2015
Most people will agree that going to a dentist like Joe Rosenberg, DDS is one of the most important things to do. Good dental care not only means that you'll more than likely keep a beautiful smile – it's also important for your overall health. Consistent dental visits and at-home care can be important preventive measures so that later you won't have periodontal disease. In many cases, even root canals can be avoided.
3 Ways To Prevent And Treat Sties
12 January 2015
There is nothing fun about a sty in your eye. According to Vision Service Plan, a sty occurs when the glands or pores in your eyelid become plugged, causing infection and inflammation. Sties are not particularly serious as far as vision ailments are concerned, but they are certainly painful and unsightly. Listed below are three things that you can do to either prevent or treat sties to minimize the amount of time you have to deal with them.