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Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies


What To Expect If You Need Vascular Surgery For A Clogged Femoral Artery

Peripheral artery disease can be a serious condition because it reduces blood flow to your leg when it involves the femoral artery. This can cause leg pain or wounds that won't heal. If the vascular condition isn't treated properly, it can even lead to amputation due to a lack of blood flow. Fortunately, there are treatments for peripheral artery disease, including medication, that can help. When these treatments don't work, then vascular surgery could be needed. Read More 

Avoiding Hearing Loss

Aging brings changes to the body in multiple ways, and if you've started to strain to hear people on the telephone or have a hard time hearing things, you might be concerned. If you work in a loud environment, you may be even more fearful hearing loss. Luckily, your hearing can be protected with actions like the following. Block Sounds With Headphones Earbuds have become all the rage when listening to your smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices. 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.