What You Should Know About Fetal Macrosomia And How It Can Affect You


When you are pregnant, the health of your unborn child becomes your biggest concern. You want to make sure that your baby is thriving and growing in your uterus and that they develop as they should. However, many women are under the somewhat misguided impression that the goal is to have their baby get as big as possible before they give birth. While a premature and/or underweight baby can certainly have health problems immediately after birth due to these circumstances, a child that is too large can also have health concerns.

4 July 2016

How Thermiva Can Help Reduce Your Urinary Leakage Issues


If you are beginning to suffer from mild urinary leakage due to the initial stages of a pelvic floor prolapse, you might want to look into a non-surgical procedure known as thermiva. This procedure does not only help with urinary leakage issues, but it is also beneficial for other reasons. Here are several things to know about thermiva. What Is It? Thermiva is a procedure that is FDA approved and used primarily for tightening the walls in the vagina.

23 June 2016

Considering Neonatal Nursing? 3 Traits You Have To Have


If you're in nursing school and considering a specialty in neonatal nursing, you may have a bright future. There are plenty of reasons to love neonatal nursing. It's physically easier than most nursing jobs, since your patients are tiny and don't weigh very much. It can be very fulfilling work, and it's lucrative too – NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) nurses can earn more than $60,000 a year, and neonatal nurse practitioners can earn over $90,000 a year.

13 June 2016

Diagnosed With RMS? What Are Your Best Treatment Options?


If you've recently received the sobering diagnosis of rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), you may be wondering exactly what awaits you during the treatment process. Unlike breast cancer or prostate cancer, RMS is a relatively little-known type of cancer -- many of your family members and friends may find themselves consulting a search engine after hearing of your diagnosis. You may even find yourself resorting to internet research yourself to learn more about your condition and what you should do to rid your body of cancer for good.

7 June 2016

Better Handling Your Child's Deafness: How Nyle Dimarco Is Changing What It Means To Be Deaf In America


If you haven't seen or heard of Nyle DiMarco yet, you likely will soon. This reality television phenomenon has won both America's Next Top Model and Dancing with the Stars in 2015 and 2016 respectively. He is also profoundly deaf and has been since birth and is single-handedly changing what it means to be deaf in America.  When you have a child that you find out is deaf, you may have mixed emotions and be unsure of what to do.

2 June 2016

Pimple Popping: Should You Or Shouldn't You?


If you have acne, even occasionally, you have probably been told not to pop your pimples. All sorts of terrible things could happen if you do, people say, such as scarring and infection. Are all these warnings true? What should you do when you have a pimple? Popping Hazards When you have a big red pimple sitting on your upper lip, the temptation to pop it is nearly unbearable. It may be sore and uncomfortable, but the main issue is appearance.

27 May 2016

Find Out You Have Oral Cancer? 3 Professionals To Call


If you have recently found lesions in your mouth and your dentist did a biopsy only to find out that they were cancerous, you'll want to take action right away. Treating the oral cancer can be very successful if it's caught early and if you take action as quickly as possible. There are a few medical professionals that you want to see right away after you get the news from your family dentist.

19 May 2016