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Breast Augmentation, Implant Options, And What You Need To Know Before Surgery

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Do you want to change the look or shape of your breasts? Before you schedule your surgery, take a look at the top questions patients have about implants answered. Is There Only One Type of Implant? Simply stated—no. You have implant options for an augmentation procedure. The primary types of implants commonly used for breast enhancement include: Saline implants. As the name implies, these implants are filled with saline (sterile saltwater).…

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Does Your Infant Have Atopic Dermatitis

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Atopic dermatitis, which is colloquially known as eczema, can develop at any age. However, it is most common in children and often first shows up in infancy. Many parents spend a few weeks or months wondering what’s going on before they finally realize atopic dermatitis is to blame for their child’s symptoms. But the sooner you realize what’s ailing your baby, the sooner you can start treating their condition. So keep your eyes out for the following signs of atopic dermatitis in infants.…

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Over-The-Counter Sleep Medicines To Try

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It is not at all uncommon for people to struggle with sleep at night. You may toss and turn for hours before finally falling asleep, or you might wake up every couple of hours throughout the night. For serious sleep problems, there are prescription medications available. But before you ask your doctor for a prescription, it can be helpful to try one or more of the following over-the-counter sleep medicines.…

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What Happens During A Speech Pathologist Appointment?

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If your child has been referred to a speech pathologist, your family may be experiencing feelings of anxiety or worry. However, if you know a little more about what will likely go on at a speech pathology appointment, you will find that those anxious feelings fade away. Here are a few things you and your child may experience in a speech pathologist’s office. Introductions Upon arrival at your speech pathologist’s office, you will likely be greeted by a friendly receptionist who will ask you to sign in.…

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5 Benefits Of Walk In Medical Clinics

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When you’re not feeling your best, sometimes what’s needed is a trip to the doctor. If you’re unable to be seen by your normal doctor due to scheduling issues, there are other options available. A visit to a walk in medical clinic is a good way to get the help that you need. These clinics are located all over the country and they allow you to get medical treatment quickly and easily.…

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3 Things To Know About Moh's Surgery

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If you were recently diagnosed with skin cancer, you may feel scared or overwhelmed. While it is dangerous, skin cancer does not have to be life-threatening. Today, there are many treatment options that are efficient and effective. Moh’s surgery, for instance, is becoming a popular option for patients with certain types of skin cancer. This guide will give you a few important details about this type of treatment. It’s Accurate…

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Different Methods Of Allergy Testing

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If you have recently visited allergy care services, you probably had allergy testing done. Consequently, you may be wondering what exactly you were tested for. Depending on what type of allergy testing you had, you could have been tested for more than 40 different types of allergens. Each method of testing is designated for a specific type of allergen. Patch Testing The patch test is used in order to test how extended exposure to an allergen is received by the body.…

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What Should You Know About The CBD Flower?

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Although medical and/or recreational cannabis remains illegal under federal law (and in around two dozen U.S. states), the recent popularity boom of cannabidiol (CBD) oil and other CBD products in even the most conservative states has brought this issue to the forefront. For cannabis proponents, CBD oil offers users an opportunity to benefit from the many positive side effects of cannabis without the “high.” But not all CBD is created equal, and oil, resin, or flower can be quite different from each other.…

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What Is Hospice Care?

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Until a person has to deal with an extended illness, either their own or a family member or friend, they usually aren’t familiar with hospice. Here is what you should know about this valuable service. Is Palliative Care And Hospice Care The Same? While they share similarities, they are not the same thing. Palliative care is the care that begins with the diagnosis. This is the support a patient will receive during the initial acceptance and treatment phase of their illness.…

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What To Expect After A Lap Band Procedure

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Obesity can be difficult for a person to correct on his or her own. In some cases, obesity is caused by medical issues or medications that cause a person to gain weight. If you are currently obese and want to lose weight and restore your health, your doctor may recommend a lap band procedure. A lap band procedure involves placing an adjustable ring around the upper area of the stomach to create a smaller stomach area and lower food consumption.…

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