Three Gifts People In Wheelchairs Can Appreciate

If you're like a lot of people, you're probably starting to make your holiday gift list (and maybe even doing a little shopping already on the sly). If you know and love someone in a wheelchair, here are three ideas for gifts that are likely to be particularly appreciated: 1.) A Lap Tray Lap trays come in a variety of sizes and shapes, and they aren't that hard to find. Many of the best ones have a cushioned bottom that's filled with tiny beads that will help the tray conform to the user's lap. Read More 

Avoid The ER: Two Injuries That May Be Treated At An Urgent Care Clinic

When you suffer an injury, you may immediately think that going to the emergency room is the best option. However, this may not always be the case because going to the emergency room can involve you waiting many hours before being treated. Luckily, there are urgent care centers that are capable of addressing many of the more routine emergencies that people may experience. In particular, the following two problems can often be addressed by these facilities. Read More 

Which Medication Should I Choose For A Sinus Infection?

When you have a horrible sinus infection, you could try one of the endless number of home remedies available. But if you just want relief, you'll want to discuss with your doctor the treatment options that are available. Each of the available medications can have a different level of effectiveness and different side effects. Mucolytics Mucolytics may be able to reduce the symptoms of a sinus infection by thinning mucus, which makes it easier to drain. Read More 

A Lady’s Life After College: 2 Unhealthy Risks To Avoid

When you are a young lady fresh out of college, the whole world seems like a big opportunity. And you likely dive into that world with zeal and enthusiasm. However, adult life is not all fun and games and the pursuit of the next great thing. There are responsibilities that go along with being an adult that you need to be aware of as you make your way out into the world, especially in regard to your health. Read More 

Creating An Accommodating Environment For The Hearing Impaired In The Workplace

Hearing loss has a big effect on an employee's productivity. According to some estimates, every person with moderate to severe hearing loss costs the national economy approximately $300,000. As an employer, you have the means of mitigating this loss. The best way to do this is to make the environment accommodative to employees with hearing disabilities. There are several ways of achieving this, and below are four examples. Accommodate the Hearing Impaired  Read More