Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

How Can Hearing Loss Cause You Problems In Festive Or Loud Situations?

Your hearing is one of the most important parts of your life, but if you can't understand what your loved ones say in festive or loud situations, you could have something wrong with your hearing or ears. Here's how your inability to hear affects you in festive or loud situations. How Can Your Hearing Problems Affect You? You may have problems hearing what your loved ones say in festive or noisy situations, such as cookouts and holiday gatherings. Read More 

Are You Looking To Buy A Headstone Memorial? Learn What Factors Affect The Price

Headstone memorials are typically not placed on graves. These memorials are typically items that are placed outside of cemeteries in honor of someone who has passed away. They may be placed at the base of a tree that was planted to honor the deceased, by a bench constructed in honor of that person, or near the entrance of a park that was named in honor of the person who passed. Regardless of where you are placing one, you should always take the time to shop around before buying one. Read More 

Handling Your Health: 3 Natural Hormones To Pick Up At The Drug Store

When it comes to your day-to-day health, most people take things into their own hands – aspirin for the odd headache, multivitamins to give them nutrients they miss, and other examples of casual self-medication. But trying to better your health doesn't have to be limited to those medications that you've been using all your life – in fact, including a select few natural hormones can give you the boost to your health you've been looking for. Read More 

When To Pre-Plan And When To Pre-Pay: Prearranging Funerals Takes Two Forms

If you're considering your final wishes so your family knows what to do when you die, you have to choose between merely pre-planning—consulting with a funeral home and working out with them what you'd want your family to do—and actually pre-paying for the funeral. Both have their advantages, but where you are in life, literally and figuratively, play a role in which choice is better for you. Here's a look at what to consider when deciding to pre-plan or pre-pay. Read More 

Sciatica, Diabetes Or Something Else?: How To Determine If Your Foot And Ankle Pain Is Something Serious

Foot and ankle pain can be caused by any number of things, or it can be a symptom of a severe illness or disorder. If you are experiencing foot and ankle pain, you may want to see your family physician before you see a podiatrist or other specialist. He or she can rule out some of the following conditions and make sure your pain is not a sign of illness or disorder located somewhere else in your body. Read More 

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Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

One of the things I learned when I had children was that accidents can happen at any time. Unfortunately, my children's pediatrician was not always available when those accidents did happen. I had to learn what was considered an emergency and what could wait until the doctor's office was open. Knowing the difference and what to do in non-emergency situations can be confusing. That is why I created this blog. I wanted to provide other parents with a guide that helps them to understand when it is time to head for urgent care or the hospital and when injuries could be treated at home.