Preventing Falls And Increasing Safety So Your Elderly Relative Can Keep Living Independently

Posted on: 10 September 2015

Staying independent is very important to many older people; moving into assisted living or into a nursing home seems like giving up on that ideal. But even healthy seniors often find that they have more and more difficulty with the essential tasks of living on their own. If you have an elderly relative and you're worried about their ability to live independently, it's important to know what you can do to help them.
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Dealing With The Loss Of A Limb: Information That Will Help You Help Your Child

Posted on: 26 August 2015

If your child has lost a limb and will require a prosthesis, you may not be prepared for the emotional upheaval they may experience. It can be difficult to suddenly find yourself without a vital part of your body. You should expect your child to go through a grieving process as they adapt to life without their limb. You may not know how to help your child. Here is some information that will help you understand what your child is going through.
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3 Ways Your Experience Will Differ When You Use A Midwife Rather Than An OGBYN

Posted on: 11 August 2015

If you are considering using a midwife to care for you during your pregnancy and delivery, then it is a good idea to do your research and talk with different midwives. They will be able to give you a good idea of what type of approach midwives take and will answer all of your questions. You will learn that midwives see pregnancy and delivery as more of a natural process of the body, while a doctor views it more as a medical process.
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What Is Turf Toe?

Posted on: 30 July 2015

Simply defined, turf toe is a sprain of the joint at the base of the big toe. This type of injury can involve damage to ligaments, tendons, and bones under the toe if the toe bends too far back when it hits the ground. Turf toe injuries range from mild to severe and often occur when playing a sport on an artificial surface such as a football field. However, athletes can injure the bottom of the big toe on any type of surface.
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