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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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  • Tips That Could Help You Fight Erectile Dysfunction


    Erectile dysfunction or ED is obviously an embarrassing or at least an annoying problem to have. If you have been having problems performing in the bedroom, you'll first need to pinpoint the source of the problem. ED can be caused by a wide variety of different issues. For best results when it comes to treating erectile dysfunction, you might want to contact professional medical help. But if you want to try and treat or overcome the issue yourself, here are some things you can try.
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  • Stem Cell Therapy Could Treat Perianal Crohn's Disease


    Stem cell therapy might show some promise in treating inflammatory bowel disease in a way that is more effective than conventional treatment methods. Stem cell therapy has specifically been found to be useful when treating perianal Crohn's disease, which is a form of the disease that affects the anus. How Stem Cells Affect the Body The reason why stem cell therapy shows promise in treating Crohn's disease and so many other conditions is that stem cells are able to transform into other types of healthy cells.
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  • Why A Walk-In Medical Clinic Might Be The Best Choice For Your Child's Sports Physical


    If your child is in school and interested in playing sports, the school will likely require a physical before your kid can take to the court or field. Schools often send a doctor or physician to the school for this purpose, but you are not obligated to use the school-provided doctor. You can get your child's physical anywhere before the start of the sports season, as long as it's by an actual doctor.
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  • Oral Surgery Treatments For Sleep Apnea


    The CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine is a common treatment for sleep apnea. It delivers humidified air into your airway to keep it open. Unfortunately, many people are unable to tolerate wearing the CPAP mask, so for them, alternative treatments such as oral surgery may be a better option. Here are some procedures your dental surgeon may recommend for your sleep apnea.  Soft Palate Surgery During this procedure, your dental surgeon modifies your soft palate by removing excess pharyngeal tissue so your airway is wider.
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