Tips For Dealing With Side Effects Of Radiation Therapy For Breast Cancer

12 December 2016
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Radiation therapy is often used to treat breast cancer because the treatments are able to target a tumor and shrink or eradicate it. You may receive radiation treatments before or after surgery. While the radiation is delivered in a precise way in order to strike the cancer cells, some nearby healthy tissue is affected too. That's why it is common to have side effects. Side effects vary according to the area where radiation treatments are applied. Read More 

How To Overcome Opioid Withdrawals And Become Drug-Free

31 August 2016
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Pain medication addiction is a major problem in the United States. Around 52 million Americans over the age of 12 have used prescription drugs non-medically in their lifetime. People from different backgrounds are abusing this drug, dying from it and committing crimes to obtain prescription medications. Young adults between the ages of 18 to 25 are the biggest abusers of anti-anxiety drugs, ADHD stimulants, and prescription opioid pain relievers. It is important to get clean so that you can decrease your cravings and focus on rebuilding your life. Read More 

Physical Therapy To Treat Urinary Incontinence

23 February 2016
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Urinary incontinence doesn't just affect women and the elderly. It's a common medical issue anyone can have with an estimated 25 million Americans dealing with chronic or temporary urinary incontinence. If you suffer from urinary incontinence, your doctor may refer you to a physical therapist (PT) trained in treating the condition. After evaluating your symptoms, a physical therapist will decide which treatment modalities best meet your needs for controlling urinary leakage and improving your quality of life. Read More 

Under The Weather: 5 Tips For Helping An Unwell Infant Feel Better

11 February 2016
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Your adorable little baby isn't feeling well. He or she is fussy, miserable, and just isn't acting normal. Sound familiar? If so, you're not alone. Unfortunately, infants can easily become ill and consoling them can be hard. Fortunately, you can make your infant feel better by following these five tips: 1. Turn On the Humidifier A humidifier is a must-have for any new mother. These handy devices add extra moisture to the air, which can be incredibly helpful. Read More 

Critical Information For Parents About Allergies To Yellow Dye#5 And #6

8 January 2016
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When your child suddenly breaks out in hives and begins swelling around his or her face and neck, you may panic and head off to the emergency room wondering what caused it. For many parents, pinpointing the exact cause of an allergic reaction can be tough, especially when it comes to dyes in food products. Yellow dyes #5 and #6 are particularly common causes of severe allergic reactions in some children, so learning more about them is vital. Read More