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CPR For Adults, Children, And Pets

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CPR is a life-saving technique that everyone should know how to do. Even pets can be saved using CPR when it’s done correctly. If you’ve never taken a CPR training class, adults, children and animals all have different requirements that you should be aware of. Here is a quick guide to help you perform CPR safely and possibly help save a life. Adults This CPR technique can be performed on adults and children over the age of nine.…

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New Trends In Elderly Home Care That Makes It Possible For You To Continue Living At Home Instead Of A Nursing Home

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Home is especially close to the heart of elderly people. It’s where you want to spend the rest of your life and not in a nursing home. Emerging trends in elderly care are designed to make sure you stay in your home while receiving all the elderly care you need. Today’s home care trends afford you a healthy, safe and vibrant lifestyle. Transmitting Your Weight Checks From Home To Your Doctor…

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Surgery And Finances

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With the ever increasing costs of healthcare, getting surgery can be a very big financial burden. The costs vary greatly from procedure to procedure. Other things that can affect prices also include the area the surgery is performed in, the hospital, and the age and health of the patient. In general, most patients can expect to pay anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. Some surgeries can even leave patients with bills that end up being tens of thousands of dollars.…

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4 Tips To Take The Stress Out Of A Pediatrician Visit

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Keeping up with the health needs of your infant or small child may be a basic responsibility of all good parents, but there is no need to make it more complicated than it already is. A combination of strange people and sights, along with uncomfortable procedures like immunizations, can make a visit to the doctor seem overly stressful. Fortunately, these tips can help your next visit go much more smoothly.…

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How To Take Care Of A Minor Burn & Tips To Prevent Scarring Naturally

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No one wants to burn themselves, but that does not mean it won’t happen to you or someone in your family. So, you should be prepared to deal with a burn, just in case. This is a simple guide that will teach you how to deal with a minor burn and what you can do to prevent scarring. What To Do In Case Of A Minor Burn A minor or first-degree burn is characterized by some of the following:…

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Convincing Your Elderly Parent To Attend A Day Care Program

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If you care for an elderly parent, and you are finding they are having difficulties in doing things around the home when you are at work, you may be a bit worried about their well-being when you are not there to monitor their activities. Having your parent attend a senior daycare center may be very helpful for this type of scenario. Since you can care for them at other times, there is no need to have them go to a full-time facility to help them with their everyday tasks.…

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Sensitive To Hormones? What Are Your Most Effective Contraception Options?

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If you’ve been disappointed with hormonal birth control pills, patches, or implants that seem to send you into an emotional tailspin or cause you to gain weight, you may be wondering whether you’re stuck using condoms for the foreseeable future. And for those for whom a surprise pregnancy would be catastrophic, the reported high failure rates from “typical use” of some barrier methods may have you considering abstinence. Fortunately, there are now several non-hormonal contraceptives and birth control methods that can provide you with just as much protection as hormonal birth control bills.…

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When That Minor Fender Bender Causes Headaches That Won't Go Away

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A few days ago you got rear-ended by another car and both of you agreed that the drivers and the cars were fine. Now you have a nagging headache and stiff neck that just won’t go away. This is a whiplash injury and common in minor car accidents. Local chiropractors understand this type of injury and offer non-invasive treatments to relieve your pain. Here is why you’re having pain now and what a chiropractor can do to relieve you of it.…

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3 Factors That Affect The Cost Of A Dental Implant

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Replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant is a great idea, but a lot of people do not do this simply because the costs can be high. While the cost of a dental implant can be a lot of money, the implant will be a permanent solution for your problem. If you are wondering how much an implant will cost, it is important to know these three factors that can affect the cost.…

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Don't Stick It Where The Sun Don't Shine: Why You Shouldn't Use Cotton Swabs In Your Ear Canals

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If you’ve ever used cotton swabs to clean out your ear canals or scratch an itch inside there, get out of that habit now. You’ve heard your doctors tell you before not to do that, but many times the reason they give is vague, along the lines of, “You’ll hurt yourself.” It sounds like a generic warning, but there really are some serious reasons not to use cotton swabs in your ear canals.…

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