Sharing is something that parents try to teach their children. Of course, when kids start going to school, inadvertent sharing of colds and lice can be problematic. While parents can cope with the common cold, they still have trouble dealing with lice.
Just about anyone who has ever been to the doctor in the United States has heard the terms Medicare and Medicaid. If you’ve ever listened to a political debate about taxes or healthcare reform, you may have heard the two terms used back to back so often that they blend together.
When you first become pregnant, or you begin trying to conceive a child, you likely put a lot of thought into choosing your obstetrician, midwife, doula, or other trained professional to assist you with your health and giving birth.
Everyone has heard of flu shots, and everyone seems to have a different opinion of how well they work, or if they work at all. You might be wondering if you should even get a flu shot this year or not. Let’s look closer at what the flu shot is and then at the benefits that getting these shots can offer to people.
When October rolls around each year, many people’s minds turn to thoughts of bonfires, jack-o-lanterns, and the approaching holidays. But the changing of the weather indicates something other than just upcoming holidays. It’s also the start of flu season, which lasts all the way till the following May.
Only a few short decades ago, smoking a cigarette was seen as common and about as detrimental as having a drink on the weekends, or treating yourself to a steak when you had a good week. Tobacco was simply another rite of passage for adults, something that most men and a good portion of women did.
Throughout their childhood, kids will have to visit the pediatrician over a dozen times in order to ensure that they are growing into healthy bodies. As babies, pediatricians were there almost every month, checking weight and development. As children get older, the visits become less frequent,
No one ever heads out for a day of fun meaning to get sunburned. Unfortunately, even the most attentive people can come home with a little bit of redness on their face, shoulders, neck, arms, or other exposed skin. And a few hours later, that “little bit of sun” has morphed into a full-blown sunburn that is hot to the touch,