Getting Your Anxious Child To Go To The Doctor

As a parent, it is your job to protect your child from things that scare them. Unfortunately, children can develop anxiety over things that will help them as well. It is important to get regular doctor checkups regardless of what age you are. As a child, their systems are still developing and they may require doctor visits more often. During the first three years, your child should visit the doctor at least nine times for checkups, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read More 

What Should You Do If You Believe You’re Allergic To Your Pet?

Many pet owners discover--after they've brought home their new pet--that they are allergic to the type of animal that they've just acquired. This type of discovery can be devastating to pet owners who simply want to enjoy their time with their pet. Fortunately, many pet owners can control and manage their pet allergies even if their pet lives at home with them. These tips will help. Get Your Allergy Properly Diagnosed Read More 

Three Things That Should Be Part Of Any Arthritis Management Plan

Arthritis is a very common condition, and not just among the elderly. According to the CDC, two-thirds of the people in the United States who have been diagnosed with arthritis are under the age of 65, and one-fifth of the adults in the United States suffer from some form of arthritis. Whether you personally have been diagnosed with arthritis or you have a spouse or relative with the disease, you are far from alone. Read More 

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