health--medical

  • Delayed Readers And Vision: Understanding Eye Tracking Issues

    Delayed reading can be frustrating for a child and frightening for the parents. There can be many reasons for delayed reading, but one often overlooked cause is eye tracking issues. Children with tracking issues cannot focus their eyes properly on the words, which can make reading difficult or even impossible. Fortunately, the condition is usually repairable with vision therapy. The following signs are what you need to look for if you suspect a tracking problem in your child.
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  • Making Sense of Cholesterol and Heart Disease

    How bad is bad cholesterol and why does your body still need it? Why is too much good cholesterol bad for you? Understanding cholesterol, why your body needs it and why it can kill you, can be confusing. It's all about balance. Here is how cholesterol contributes to your health and heart disease. How Your Body Gets and Uses Cholesterol Your body uses cholesterol in your cell walls to produce vitamin D and various hormones.
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  • Aging Hands: Turn Back The Clock

    When a person thinks about aging, they think about wrinkles and crow's feet around their eyes. However, aging can easily occur in other places on the body as well – in particular, your hands. Read on to learn more about why and how your hands age and what you can do about it. Understanding Why Your Hands Age Most people realize the importance of protecting their face from the sun so that it doesn't get burned by UV rays, which can cause premature aging.
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  • What'd You Say?! Surprising Answers To Hearing Aid Questions

    With so much information readily available online, it is fairly easy to assume you are educated about anything. This is especially true when it comes to hearing loss and the various types of hearing aids and devices that you can get. Unfortunately, what you think is factual may not always be the truth. There are a lot of misleading answers you can encounter when searching for information on the Internet. Here are a few surprising answers to some of the most frequently asked questions concerning hearing aids.
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  • Weight Loss Tips To Help You Reach Your Goal

    Losing weight can be difficult, especially as you age. Trying to fit exercise into your busy schedule, and healthy eating while on the go can be hard at times. The longer you allow your body to put on excess weight, the harder it will be to take it off and to change those bad habits to which you've become accustomed. See below for some weight loss tips to help you reach your goals.
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  • What Is A Knee Ligament Repair?

    If you are experiencing pain around your knee area, it might be due to the ligaments. Ligaments are bands of elastic tissue that is around the joints in order to limit the joint's movements. There are multiple ligaments around your knee, any of which can cause you problems. If the ligaments are damaged, you may need to get a procedure called a knee ligament repair. This will improve mobility and reduce the discomfort you are experiencing.
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  • A Look At Common Myths About Baby Teeth

    If you're like most adults, you probably don't remember what it was like to have baby teeth in your mouth rather than your sturdier, There are a lot of myths surrounding these baby teeth, including the myth that it's not important to take care of baby teeth since they fall out anyways. However, decaying baby teeth may fall out prematurely, leading to abnormalities in the way the adult teeth erupt. Here's a look at four other myths about those little chompers.
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  • 4 Ways To Prepare For Disasters

    If you do not have anything prepared in your home for the event of a disaster, there are some steps you can take to feel more prepared. You do not need to rush out and buy every supply item for three months today, but it is a good idea to prepare yourself in case there ever is a power outage, or you become unable to leave your home for days for any reason.
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  • Immunization Shots: Why They Are Ideal For Your Child's Health

    Do you have a newborn and are deciding whether or not you want to get him or her immunized? It is actually in the best interest of your child to get him or her immunized, because doing so can save him or her from harmful diseases. Find out why getting your child immunized is a good idea and what a pediatrician will charge to do it. Why is it Ideal to Get a Child Immunized?
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  • Beauty And The Beach -- What The Bride Should Wear For An Oceanside Ceremony

    Destination beach weddings can be very romantic. But they also require some special considerations. If you, for example, are going to stride down the sand without shoes, you'll want your feet looking their best. And you'll also need to find a dress that will work well in a beach environment.  Make Sure Your Feet Look Sweet If you are planning to get married on the sand, you'll probably either want to wear a low sandal or go completely barefoot.
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