First Aid For Your Injured Eye

Posted on: 29 May 2015
You may take your eyes for granted, until something happens to them. You splash a chemical in them or a piece of metal flies into them while you're working on a project. In that moment, you realize how important your eyes are and how easy it is to lose your sight. Should you get something in your eye, here are some steps to take to protect your vision before heading off to a hospital emergency room to see the doctors.
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Preventing Birth Defects: How Early Pregnancy Care Plays A Large Role

Posted on: 13 May 2015
Many children in developing or "third world" countries are born with birth defects. Since most of them are never seen by a physician due to poverty or distance from adequate healthcare, the true number of children with congenital malformations is unknown. Even though the United States is not considered a developing country, it too, has its share of babies with birth defects. An estimated 25% of these babies' defects could have been prevented with very good prenatal care.
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Shoulder Surgery? Understanding The 4 Rotator Cuff Muscles Of Your Shoulder

Posted on: 28 April 2015
If you are in need of shoulder surgery, then you should have a clear understanding of the four muscles that make up the rotator cuff area of your shoulder. By having a clear understanding about your shoulder's muscles, you can speak more clearly with your doctor about your medical condition. The four muscles of your shoulder's rotator cuff are the: infraspinatus subscapularis suprascapularis teres minor Below is some information on each of these muscles and the pain they typically cause when injured:
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Got Hard Water? 3 Surprising Health Benefits Associated With Hard Water

Posted on: 14 April 2015
While your detergents and soaps won't lather up very well in hard water, your body gets many benefits from it. For this reason, many doctors have started advising patients to do away with their water softeners, at least when it comes to drinking water. Why? Water softeners work by adding sodium to the water, which causes an ion exchange that lowers water hardness. Increased sodium intake poses many health risks. Not only that, there is no evidence to suggest that hard water harms the body.
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