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After The Injury: Signs You Might Have A Hairline Fracture

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If you injure your foot, it is often easy to tell if you have a broken bone– bruising, intense swelling, misshapen areas and the fact you heard a pop or a snap could all indicate a broken bone. If you have pain but did not hear a sound, you might assume it is a sprain. However, sometimes intense pain can also be caused by a hairline fracture in one of your bones.…

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions

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An alarming 50 million Americans may be at risk of having a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Insect sting allergies cause 40-100 deaths every year, and it is believed that 8% of children under age three in the United States have food allergies. Given these statistics, it is crucial that all parents know how to recognize the symptoms of anaphylaxis and what to do if they suspect their children have this life-threatening reaction to an allergen.…

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The 101 On Parkinson's Disease And How It Affects Your Loved One's Mobility

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Caring for a loved one can be challenging. From the various ways the body declines with age to the different physical and emotional medical conditions your loved one may face, it is easy to see how so many children reverse roles and become a sole caregiver of their parent. Considering an estimated one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disorder, learning the signs of this condition is smart. Not only will proper understanding help you determine if your loved one is suffering with this disease of the nervous system, but it can also help you find the support needed to care for your parent properly.…

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3 Things to Know Before Taking Antibiotics for Colds

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When your nose starts running and a cough begins to develop, you may want to find instant relief by going to the doctor for an antibiotic. While most people think antibiotics are the perfect cure for colds, allergies, and flus, they are not the best option in some cases. It really depends on the nature of your illness, and it might be better for you to try to feel better with other options.…

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5 Common Eye Diseases In The Elderly

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As you age, you might find a number of things going a bit awry with your body. One of the most common side effects of aging is the fact that your eyes will begin to lose the vigor and health that they once retained in your youth. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about 5 common eye diseases that may affect you as you grow older.…

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Why Smokers Have A Harder Time Getting And Keeping Dental Implants

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If you are missing some teeth and are considering replacing them, you may be thinking about getting dental implants. Dental implants are the number one product for tooth replacement; however, if you smoke, you may want to think twice before going through with this. Smoking may not only affect your eligibility for getting dental implants, but it can also affect the ability of your body to keep them. Why Is Smoking A Factor When Getting Dental Implants?…

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Acupuncture And Pregnancy FAQs

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According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, an estimated 3.1 million Americans used acupuncture to treat a number of illnesses and conditions, from nausea and back pain to cancer, in 2007. If you’re pregnant and suffering from morning sickness, swollen feet or trouble sleeping, you might be willing to try just about anything to find a little relief. Here are a few common questions many pregnant women considering acupuncture have, including whether it is safe for their growing baby:…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Fire Ant Venom Allergies

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Red imported fire ants are native to South America but have spread to many countries throughout the world, including the United States. These ants are infamous for the painful blisters that their stings leave behind, but for people who are allergic to the venom, the sting is even more serious. Here are five things you need to know about fire ant venom allergies. Where are fire ants found? Fire ants have a large range in the United States.…

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Need To See A Doctor Afterhours? The Differences Between Emergency Rooms And Urgent Care Clinics

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If you are sick or injured and an ambulance is called, you’re headed for the emergency room. But, what happens if you have a minor injury or just feel sick when your regular doctor’s office is closed? Should you head for the emergency room or seek help at one of the urgent care centers in your area? Below are the differences between the two services, which may help you decide.…

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Undergoing Gender Reassignment Surgery? Don't Forget About Your Teeth

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The differences between male and female bodies are countless. There are plenty of obvious trait differences – men are (on average) taller than women, have different reproductive organs and more body hair. But there are also more subtle differences between men and women’s bodies, and one of those differences is the shape of their teeth. If you have undergone gender reassignment surgery or plan to in the future, read on to learn why it’s time to call a cosmetic dentist.…

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