After-Hours Medical Care: Where To Take Your Sick Child

When it comes to caring for a sick child, you may become panicked at his or her first sign of distress or discomfort. Knowing where to take your child for medical care when your pediatrician's office is not open is important for giving your child the quality of care he or she needs and deserves. Here are a few things to consider when you are trying to determine if you should take your child to the emergency room, pediatric urgent care center, or wait to see your primary pediatrician. Read More 

Four Things That Increase Women’s Risk Of UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect more women than men. This is mainly because the female urethra is shorter than the male urethra, enabling bacteria to travel fast and easily to the bladder. Women also deal with more cases of UTI due to their lifestyle. As a woman, you need to be aware of this heightened risk and take appropriate measures to mitigate them. Here are four common causes of increased UTI risk in women: Read More 

A Few Aspects Of Spinal Decompression Therapy

There are many people that suffer from lower back and neck pain. The problem can arise from almost any reason. Some of the most common reasons a person may have back and neck pain are; herniated discs, bulging discs, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, post surgery complications, and spinal stenosis. Trying to get pain relief for these problems is a very big need, and is luckily the topic of a great deal of research one way that you can try to get relief is through spinal decompression therapy. Read More 

Preparing For Your First Prenatal Visit

There are few people who will be right by your side throughout your pregnancy quite like the obstetrician you choose from the healthcare directory. As your leading healthcare provider, these physicians monitor the health of you and your baby throughout the 40 weeks, and beyond, to ensure you and baby are happy and healthy. Given their critical role, establishing a good relationship from the very beginning is important. Here's how you can prepare for your visit. Read More 

Times To Heavily Consider Sedation Dentistry For Your Child

You might attend regular dental checkups without any hesitation and, while you may not love some dental procedures, you don't consider them to be challenging to sit through. This sentiment may not be shared by each of your family members, though. If you have a child for whom dentist visits are a challenge, one potential solution to consider may be sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry involves giving the patient a sedative that can render him or her somewhere between relaxed and asleep for the duration of the checkup, which can make life easier for the child, you, and the dental clinic staff. Read More