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does your child need a doctor right now?

Having three kids under the age of six is quite exciting. We never have a dull moment in our house and often have injuries and illnesses that need to be tended to by a doctor. I have learned a lot over the past six years about when a child needs to be seen by a doctor immediately and when certain things can wait until their regular pediatrician is available. I created this blog to help other parents learn about the injuries and illnesses that their children may experience when a doctor isn't available to take a child to whenever these things happen.

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Exercising When Expecting: Listen To The Experts And Get Moving

Congratulations on your pregnancy! For the next few months, you will be counseled in how to eat healthily and instructed to avoid a list of foods and substances that can potentially harm your developing baby. However, the days when pregnant women were barred from physical activity are long gone. According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, healthy women with healthy pregnancies should remain active and exercise throughout their pregnancy. Read More 

Tired All Day: How A Sleep Disorder Keeps You Exhausted

If you find yourself tired throughout the day, no matter how many hours of sleep you get, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which makes it difficult for you to get a restful night's sleep. While you may feel as if you slept through the night, you may have been woken up hundreds of times because of the apnea. Daytime exhaustion and loud snoring are two signs that you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Read More 

Keeping Your Feet As Healthy As Possible: How To Deal With Bunions

When you suffer from bunions, you may wonder if there is any way that you can deal with those bunions and keep your feet as healthy as possible in the process. There are numerous remedies and treatments that you can use to treat and manage your bunions and help you to keep yourself up and moving as much as possible. Get to know more about your bunion treatment and management options and get started in the process as soon as possible. Read More 

Taking The Next Step In Your Nursing Career

If you have a firm foundation with your nursing education and a good job in the hospital doing patient care, it's time to look to your future and the opportunities that nursing offers you. Here are some ways to evaluate your own interests and goals and match them with currently available nursing roles. Determine the Level of Patient Care You Want to Have Now that you have some experience doing hands-on care of patients, to what level do you want to continue that? Read More 

What’s The Difference Betwen Da Vinci Robotic Surgery And Traditional Open Surgery?

Surgical medicine has changed a lot over the last several decades. One of the more recent surgical innovations involves a robotic surgery technique known as the da Vinci surgical system. If you are soon to undergo a major surgery and are looking for alternatives to the standard procedure, understanding the difference between da Vinci surgery and traditional open surgery can help you decide if robotic surgery is right for you.    Read More