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 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