2015

  • Vaccinations And Herd Immunity

    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.
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  • How Physician Owned Hospitals Help Patients

    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.
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  • Make Dental Visits A Family Affair

    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.
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  • 3 Ways To Prevent And Treat Sties

    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.
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  • Finding Out Your Teen Is About To Become A Parent--Now What?

    If you have had the unexpected news that your teenager is about to become a parent themselves, you may be filled with shock, disappointment, or even excitement. A new baby coming into the family is always a big deal, and when the parent is very young themselves, it will open up a bunch of questions for all involved. What is the correct procedure in handling a predicament like this? Here are some guidelines to use to help you, and more importantly your teenager, through this trying time.
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  • Home Health Nurse Vs Home Health Aide: Do You Really Know The Difference?

    People often assume that home health nurses and home health aides from companies like First In Care Home Health Agency Inc are one in the same. However, while both of these professionals can provide elderly care inside the comfort of your home, the role that each of these professionals play can be quite different. Understanding these differences is key to ensuring that your elderly loved ones get the type of care that is best for their specific needs.
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