Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

Will Appetite Stay The Same After Bariatric Surgery?

Many people have had results with bariatric surgery to help reduce the size of their stomachs and, therefore, the amount of food they can consume. It's often a worry, though, that one might have this surgery and still feel just as hungry or compulsive as they ever did. If you're concerned about this possibility, here's the reality of the situation. Capacity When weight loss surgery is performed, whether it's to put a band around the stomach or to reduce its size by removing a portion of it, the capacity of the stomach is vastly changed. Read More 

Tips For Those Suffering From Colds

Colds are a particularly common illness that can have major impacts on a person's quality of life. When a patient is suffering from a cold, they may find that the combination of congestion, body aches, fever, and lack of energy can make meeting their daily demands extremely difficult. In order to help you recover from your cold, there are some simple guidelines that may prove useful to you. Invest In High-Quality Tissues Read More 

A Few Reasons Type 2 Diabetics Should Use CBD Oil

Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions all over the world. Unlike type 1, this disease can often be avoided and does not usually come about until after childhood. Unfortunately, many people do not even know they have the disease until it has progressed and caused other problems. The treatment includes a change in your diet and exercise, and quite possibly some type of medication. If you have type 2 diabetes, you should try using CBD oil. Read More 

The Importance Of Finding Professional And Reliable Staff To Work At A Hospital

If you're responsible for hiring staff to work at a hospital while taking care of patients of all ages, you have such an important task on your hands. Hiring the right people to work at the hospital is crucial. You'll need to make sure you're hiring caring, trustworthy, and dependable people to take on such vital positions in the medical field. The right staffing decisions can drastically improve the way the hospital runs daily and even improve the overall experience each patient has while they're there to receive care. Read More 

Carotid Artery Surgery Reduces Your Risk Of Stroke

Patients often think of their arteries in terms of heart health, but your brain also needs a regular supply of blood and oxygen to function. If you are worried about your risk of stroke, a neurosurgeon may be able to remove dangerous plaque building inside your carotid arteries. Speak to your physician and read on to learn more about your surgical options. Exploring the Role of the Carotid Artery Your carotid arteries are the main supply of blood to fuel your brain and facial organs. 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.