Category: Healthcare

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Medicine and Healthcare Development for Women for Better Outcomes

In recent years, there have been many advances in medicine and healthcare that have helped pave the way towards better health outcomes for women. For instance, medical professionals can now take genetic material from a fetus and determine if it will be born with specific congenital disabilities or diseases. They can also test patients’ DNA

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Essential Natural Methods for Balancing Your Hormones

Hormones have a direct link to your physical, mental, and emotional health. For women, hormones not only affect their reproductive and sexual health, but they also play a role in their weight, mood, and appetite. Typically, your body is capable of producing the right amount of hormones it needs for various functions. But our fast-paced,

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Insurance Policies to Consider Having if You’re a Doctor

When you’re working in the healthcare industry, you get exposed to sickness and death for the better part of your life. You might think that you will never find yourself in those situations because you know better and you’re equipped with knowledge. But you might want to think again. Just because you’re a doctor doesn’t

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How New Doctors Are Surviving in the Wake of the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about a series of changes in everyone’s lives during its wake. Many find themselves dealing with challenges that can take their toll on our mental, physical, financial, and even spiritual health. While the government has implemented lockdowns and social distancing laws necessary for limiting the spread of the virus, the stress

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Elderly Care: What are the Options?

As a family, you’d want the best possible care they can get. Whether it be by another family member, a medical professional, or a caretaking professional, ensuring that your elderly relative gets the right care they need and deserve is one of your top priorities. What are the two categories of elderly care? In the

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What to Expect in a Cataract Surgery

The numbers on this surgical procedure make it one of the most common types of eye procedures along with laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses, or LASIK. According to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, three million Americans get the eye cataract surgery procedure done every year. Globally, Eyewire News estimates that there were approximately

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Dental Implants: A Guide

Missing teeth can be an unfortunate reality for some and can bring on a severe loss of confidence due to the embarrassment involved, typical in a world so focussed on personal image. Also a loose set of dentures can cause discomfort and certainly insecurity for some individuals when it comes to eating certain kinds of

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Looking Your Best Without Going Through an Expensive Makeover

Models and celebrities are expected to look their best almost all day and every day. Now, you don’t need to be a famous movie star to strive for the best. Looks can help you in many ways that some people often mistake as being vain. For example, people who look for a certain job sometimes

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What You Should Know About Metatarsalgia or Pain in the Ball of Your Foot

Metatarsalgia, also known as ball-of-the-foot pain, is pain due to inflammation in the ball of the foot. This is the area located between your foot arch and your toes. Metatarsalgia typically occurs because of overuse injuries during sports that involve jumping and running. But, it could also result from ill-fitting footwear, arthritis, foot abnormalities, and

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Types of Conditions Managed with Comfort Care in End-of-Life Care

Those facing a life-limiting disease will undergo different levels of care. The two main ones are palliative and hospice care. Palliative care begins immediately after the diagnosis and will aim to slow the condition’s spread as much as possible. Hospice care, on the other hand, starts when palliative care has failed, and death is inevitable.

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