What Every Parent Should Know About A Dislocated Shoulder

Posted on: 26 December 2015
When the upper portion of the bone in your arm is shifted out of the socket at your shoulder, it's referred to as a shoulder dislocation. Usually the result of a fall or a blow to the shoulder, it can be quite painful. Kids are susceptible to this type of injury from sports, playground time and other recreational activities. If your child is complaining of shoulder pain, here's what you should know to spot and address a dislocated shoulder right away.
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Vaginal Bleeding Following A Hysterectomy

Posted on: 10 December 2015
Although it's normal to have some spotting or light bleeding for up to 6 weeks following a hysterectomy – a surgery doctors perform to remove the uterus as a treatment for cancer and other gynecological conditions – there may be a problem if bleeding occurs months or years later. Both cancer and benign conditions can cause abnormal vaginal bleeding after you have a hysterectomy; therefore, it's important to see your doctor to identify the cause.
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Walking Pneumonia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, And Prevention

Posted on: 24 November 2015
If you're dealing with a cold or flu-like illness that seems to be lasting a bit too long, you may be dealing with walking pneumonia. Luckily for you, this type of pneumonia is mild and easily treated, but in order to know that treatment is needed, you first must know the signs. Below is an overview of walking pneumonia, what causes it, its symptoms, and how this infection can be treated and prevented.
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Creating A Trigger-Free Home For Your Asthmatic Child

Posted on: 6 November 2015
When your child has an asthma attack it's scary. There are numerous things that can trigger a childhood asthma attack, some of which—like tree pollen—you can't control. However, there are several things that you can do to help your child avoid common household triggers. Check out these tips to learn how to turn your home into a trigger-free place for your asthmatic child. Household and Personal Products Household and personal products with a strong scent release chemicals into the air.
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