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  • Don't Let People Convince You About These Food Allergy Myths


    If you or your child has food allergies, then you know how serious and life-disrupting they can be. However, many of your family members, friends, and associates may try to give you advice about food allergies or convince you of things that aren't true about them. It's important to be aware of those myths and misconceptions and be prepared to counteract them if someone fails to take you seriously. Here are some things that people believe about food allergies that aren't true.
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  • Why It's So Important To Have A Family Physician


    The statement "Health is wealth" is true in every sense of the word. No matter how great things may be going for you and your family it won't be as sweet if someone isn't feeling well. A good doctor is a health maintenance partner who works with you to help treat and prevent physical issues. If you're used to going to different physicians depending on who is available at the time, take a look at why you should make a firm commitment by partnering with a set family physician.
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  • What To Consider When Shopping For A Vaccine Refrigerator For Your Clinic


    It is imperative to make sure that you always have a properly working refrigerator to store all vaccines in. If you only have the one refrigerator and it suddenly breaks, you risk ruining all of those vaccines. This will be a huge financial loss to your clinic. Also, you will end up with some patients that will end up with delays in their vaccine treatment schedule because you have to order a new shipment of vaccines and get a new refrigerator to store them in.
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  • Beginning A New Clinical Trial? Why You Need To Work With A Clinical Trial Operations Service


    If you're about to embark on a clinical trial and you haven't signed on with an operations service, you're missing a vital part of your team. Clinical trials require precision and attention to detail — two things that are difficult to obtain without the assistance of a clinical operations service. One of the benefits of working with an operations service during your clinical trial is that they'll handle all the details that you don't have time for, which will allow you to focus on the task at hand: getting successful results.
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  • 4 FAQ About Ragweed Allergies


    About 23 million people in the United States are allergic to ragweed pollen. This allergy is often referred to as hay fever. If you think you might be allergic to ragweed, or would like to know more about this type of allergy, here are the answers to four frequently asked questions about rag allergies. 1. What Are the Symptoms of Ragweed Allergies? If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may be allergic to ragweed pollen:
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  • Paid Clinical Studies For Arthritic Conditions


    Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are painful degenerative disorders, which may also be disabling. While taking prescription pain medications and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs can help reduce pain and inflammation, they can cause side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea, fluid retention, and renal problems. If you are unable to tolerate your arthritis medications, talk to your doctor about enrolling in a clinical research study. Here are some things that researchers have found to have positive effects on arthritic conditions.
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  • Know Before You Go: Urgent Care


    Urgent care is a place that you can go when you have a moderate medical emergency (one that is not life-threatening). All life-threatening emergencies should go directly to their nearest hospital emergency room. Urgent care is especially great for nighttime health challenges, since you may be able to get into your doctor during the day. There are a few things you may want to know, however, before you check-in at your closest urgent care.
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  • Hearing Tests For Babies And Children


    There are several different hearing tests that your child will undergo throughout their lifetime, even if their hearing is sound. Every baby has their hearing tested during their first few days of life. This is to ensure that early intervention methods can be instituted if the child has a problem. Your child will most likely have one of the following hearing tests: Otoacoustic Emissions Did you know that when you hear something a small sound is emitted by the fine hairs in your inner ear?
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  • 2 Tips For Keeping Your Loved One From Falling At Home After A Stroke


    If you are providing care at home for a loved one who recently suffered from a stroke, you may worry about their safety, especially when they try to get up and move around. While you may also believe that your worries are unfounded, falls are a major concern for stroke victims, with 37 percent falling within the first few months after the episode. To help your family member from becoming a part of these statistics, consider using the tips below for preventing a fall while caring for your loved one at home after a stroke.
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  • Nursing Homes Become Beneficial When Little Problems Create Big Concerns About Care


    Nursing homes provide more than a place for older relatives to live. Far too often, people confuse nursing homes with over-55 independent living complexes. A significant difference exists between the two. At a nursing home, an older relative receives both supervision and care. Someone who becomes forgetful or begins to suffer coordination issues may benefit significantly from oversight. Even when the relative can take care of him/herself in most ways, "
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