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  • Parents Less-Than-Thrilled About In-Home Care? 3 Tips To Get Them On-Board With The Idea

    2 August 2016

    If your parents are getting up there in years and still living on their own, it might be time to think about in-home care. Even if they're still able to take care of some of their needs, the additional help would alleviate some of the stress and make things easier for them. If they're extremely independent, they might be apprehensive about accepting in-home care. That's where you'll need to step in.

  • How To Treat Plantar Warts At Home

    12 July 2016

    Plantar warts, which are warts on the bottoms of your feet, can cause a lot of pressure and pain. If you're tired of feeling like you're stepping on little pebbles all of the time, try one or more of these home remedies to get rid of the warts. Duct Tape Many people swear by duct tape as a remedy for plantar warts. It may sound like an unlikely treatment, but since duct tape is inexpensive and safe, it's definitely worth a try.

  • Alternative Medicine Treatments You Can Use To Improve Your Mental Health When Your Relationship Goes Sour

    6 July 2016

    Relationships are not always romance, flowers, and happy times. Sometimes relationships go sour, either temporarily or once and for all. The only thing you can control in such a situation is what you do to preserve your mental health and ensure that you come out the other side a balanced and healthy person. Get to know some of the alternative medicine treatments that you can seek out that can help you to relax and ensure that you are not adversely affected in the long term by your relationship troubles.

  • Respite Care For Your Autistic Child: How These Services Can Help The Whole Family

    23 June 2016

    Autism, no matter where your child falls on the spectrum, can be a very challenging and frustrating disorder for your whole family. Parents get burnt out trying to care for their children with autism and still provide adequate care for their children not on the spectrum. If you are a parent of one or more children with autism spectrum disorders, you may have more than one day where you feel as though you could really use a break, but where can you turn?

  • Having Hip Replacement Surgery? 4 Steps To Get The Most Out Of Short-Term Rehab

    7 June 2016

    If you're going to have hip replacement surgery, you may be heading to a short-term rehab facility before going home. Checking into a short-term rehab facility after surgery will allow you to reduce the amount of time you have to spend in an acute care hospital. The short-term rehab facility will also allow you the opportunity to adjust to life after hip surgery. Here are four tips that will help you receive the maximum benefits from rehabilitation.

  • 4 Steps You Can Take To Help Protect Your Skin From Skin Cancer

    1 June 2016

    A cancer diagnosis can be detrimental and change your life in many ways. While there is no surefire way to prevent many types of cancer, you have a lot more control in taking action to help prevent skin cancer. Use the following tips to learn more about how you can be proactive in protecting your skin: Wear Sunscreen Year Round While many people apply sunscreen when at the beach or pool, it is essential to wear a broad spectrum sunscreen year round.

  • Tips For Traveling With A Hearing Impairment

    23 May 2016

    A hearing impairment does not have to interfere with your ability to travel. With the right preparations, you can successfully travel to any location without a problem. If you are planning to travel this summer, here is what you need to know. What Can You Do to Prepare? One of the best ways you can ensure that you are fully prepared is to make all of your traveling arrangements in advance.

  • Finally Catching Zzzs: How Melatonin Can Help Get Rid Of Your Insomnia

    17 May 2016

    You're tossing and turning at night…again. You've tried all the chamomile tea in the world, along with soothing ocean sounds and lavender compresses, but they don't seem to be doing anything to improve your chances of getting to sleep at a reasonable hour. What's left to try, beyond begging sleeping pills from your doctor? If you're an insomniac dreading the prospect of another sleepless night but don't want prescription drugs, then here's what trying a melatonin supplement can do for you.

  • Helpful Information about Colon Cancer & Getting Diagnosed

    2 May 2016

    Do you constantly have the feeling that you need to relieve your bowels? If you still feel like you need to relieve your bowels after you have already done it, you might want to find out if colon cancer is possibly the root of the problem. Find out in this article what you should know about colon cancer and getting diagnosed by a specialist. What Is Colon Cancer? Basically, colon cancer means that there are an abnormal number of cells growing in your large intestine.

  • Got Ink And Don't Want It? How To Get Rid Of Your Tattoo

    25 April 2016

    If you decided one day on a whim that you wanted a tattoo but now regret that you did it, you can get rid of it. The ink used for tattoos is meant to be permanent, so how successful the tattoo removal is depends on your skin type and the pigments that were used in the ink. The age of the tattoo is also a factor, as the ink is likely deeper into your skin if you have had your tattoo for some time.