Monthly Archives: May 2014

How to Treat a Variety of Medical Conditions

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Did you know that Lyme disease was first discovered in 1975? Lyme disease is an infectious illness that, if left untreated, can severely damage the heart, joints, and central nervous system. Fortunately, Lyme disease can sometimes be treated using hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a type of remedy that delivers 100% oxygen to the body, and it is used as treatment for RSD, Lyme disease, and other dangerous illnesses.

- What is HBOT? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves lying in a chamber that delivers pure oxygen into the body. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers, which may be of rigid or flexible construction, are designed specifically to provide only healthy amounts of oxygen, as overexposure to pure oxyg

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How Much Would America Save if More People Visited Their Local Urgent Care Facility?

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Urgent care facilities have completely changed the face of the American healthcare system. According to statistics from IBIS World, in the five-year period between 2009 and 2014, the market for urgent care services grew by an estimated 8.2%. Whereas before many people, both in the medical industry and outside, believed that urgent medical care was a fad, the industry is now worth approximately $16 billion. In other words, urgent care is here to stay.

One of the main drivers behind the success of advanced urgent care centers is cost. As The New York Daily News writes, the average patient will save $600 on the same procedure b

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What to Look for in an Assisted Living Facility

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Your loved one is having more trouble getting through the day. If you do put your loved in an assisted living seniors facility, make sure to do your research and find one that offers a variety of amenities. The best living options are out there for your loved ones, if you take the time to find what best meets their needs.

Assisted living facilities facilities provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs); coordination of services by outside health care providers; and monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their health, safety, and well-being. Assisting living facilities can range in size from a small residential house for one resident up to very large facilities providing services to hundreds of residents. Senior friendly events, excursions and travel arrangements are

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Stars’ Debut Daringly Short Hair at Met Gala, Inspiring Women’s Summer Hairstyles

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Stars debuted daring hairstyles at the 2014 Met Gala. Among the most notable styles were Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars actress Shailene Woodley and singer Solange Knowles’ hair transformations. Both women opted for new, striking styles that are likely to inspire women’s spring and summer haircuts.

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The Fault in Our Stars actress cried when she cut off her waist-length hair for her role in the movie. The Divergent actress viewed her long hair as symbol of strength. Woodley later adjusted to the cut, telling People magazine that she loved her new hair.

Days ago, she changed it up again. The star is inspiring women to get Read more ...

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities

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It has been nearly four weeks since my father received a full anterior hip replacement, and he is doing so incredibly well! A lot of this has to do with the fact that he is a very healthy and active 53-year-old man, and that his body is able to withstand physical stress better than an older patient.

However, when my grandmother received her knee replacements, it was a bit of a different story. Her body was a little more worn down from decades of running around, chasing after all her kids and grandchildren. So, when it came time to discuss post-surgery care, we decided that skilled care nursing facilities would be the best option.

My grandmother really enjoyed her time in the skilled nursing care facility that she chose. The Read more ...

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