Archive for September, 2016
According to 81% of retirees, good health is the most important factor of a good retirement. But good health requires good health care, and that is one thing that can be nearly impossible to find.
Each year, around 8.36 million people need one of the five main long-term care services. With so many people requiring care, it’s no wonder our healthcare providers are inundated with patients. For those looking for a higher quality of care, a new option is taking the spotlight: concierge medical services.
What are medical concierge services?
Medical concierge services fall into four basic models: travel medical care, private health advisories, private physician practices, and total care platform. The most limited version is the travel medical care – – think of it as access to a pho
Many women dream of growing up, marrying the man of her dreams and then starting a family of her own. However, sometimes these dreams are more difficult to achieve than what was first thought. Some women may find that their chances of conceiving a child is little to none, and that the entire process is very difficult. Infertility can bring up emotions of anxiety, regret and shame. Treatments can help with increasing fertility, but can take a lot of the fun out of the process. Fortunately, women do have options when it comes to low fertility rates to still begin that family they have always dreamed of.
There are many things that can lead to infertility. For one thing, both members of the couple are needed to conceive a child. All it takes is one medical problem or hormonal imbalance for conception to no
No one likes acne. The problem is that many people get it. It is the most common skin problem in the United States. Nearly 85% of all people have to deal with acne at some point in their lives. It impacts between 40 and 50 million Americans. About 40% of all teens have acne or some degree of acne scarring. This is one reason products such as acne pads private label are so popular today.
- Wash your face. If you have acne or if you do not, keeping your face clean is always a good idea. You should make it a point to wash your face at least twice a day. There is no reason to get all OCD with your cleaning routine but twice a day is a good balance. When you wash, you should use warm water and gentle skin products.
The stories can be difficult to process. Young girls, still qualifying for educational services by the state, spending their weekends looking for possible fathers for their future babies. The students who are in the young adult program of the school district qualify for services until they are 21 because they have special needs. Some have down syndrome, some are autistic, some have severe learning disorders that have never been specifically identified. For a variety of individual reasons, these students are picked up in the morning and dropped off in the afternoon by the school district busses and vans.
During their time at school, students rotate between days in the classroom studying classes like government and citizenship, community, and everyday mathematics and days on a variety of job sites. And wh
Quitting drinking is only the first step to getting sober. Sobriety is not an overnight fix or a one-shot deal. It’s a lifestyle habit — one that’s not always easy to maintain. While temptations and triggers may still remain, there are a number of good reasons to stay sober: for one, substance abuse is linked to 47,000 deaths in Canada every year. It also costs the Canadian health care system about $8 billion every year. More importantly, a sober life can be tremendously fulfilling.
Here are some simple tips to help you stay on track after your alcohol dependency treatment plan is over.
- Find a Support Network. You’ve heard this advice before, but you
What is extremely clear in North America as well as in any other part of the world is that drug and substance abuse is a devastating problem. Some countries have more success than others when it comes to helping addicts get free from their addictions and back out into the world. Leading a productive life is not only something that family and friends want for an addict they love, it is also the dream of the addict himself, more often than not. Drug rehab support is often the one thing that can bring an addict back to the kind of health they truly desire.
In Canada alone, 47,000 people die from some kind of substance related situation, and substance abuse continues to cost Canada, a country that has
Many of life’s plans do not turn out as expected.
A family camping trip that is supposed to serve as a weekend reunion with aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents can result in a broken ankle after a rather rough flag football game.
A three day gymnastics training camp can and unexpectedly with a twisted knee after just the first few hours of training.
A weekend project to fix the steps on the deck involves a smashed toe from a dropped hammer.
Even and I’m scheduled and relaxed long weekend at home can and and the youngest member of your family coming down with a fever, chills, and persistent cough that makes you worry.
Life’s unexpected events can put a quick end to all kinds of plans. Worse yet, an unexpected event that leads to a trip to the hospital emergency room can be
Mental health issues can be a touchy subject in today’s mainstream society, but the dialogue is slowly start to open up. Where once there was a stringent stigma on the subject, people are now beginning to understand the severity of letting these issues go unattended and undiagnosed. What’s more, people are now beginning to comprehend that these issues are far more common than society’s stigma would have you believe. The rise of neuropsychiatry programs for the purpose of diagnosing problems and assisting patients in coping is just one aspect in a series of steps to correct society’s view of these issues.
Occupational therapy and neuropsychiatry programs
For those with mental health issues, particularly those issues that can end up affecting their physi
Today’s society is a very age conscious one. Anti aging creams, procedures and treatments are very popular
now. In the United States, the market for anti aging products generated nearly $2.1 billion in sales revenue. More and more Americans are going to cosmetic surgeons to try to look younger. In 2012, people around the country spent about $11 billion on cosmetic treatments, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This represented a 5.5% increase from 2011. Botox services have gained in popularity over the past few years. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reported that there were about 489,000 Botox injections administered to people who were between the ages of 19 to 34 years old. This was an increase from the 220,000 Botox services that were supplied in 2002.
If you are
Every day, people find themselves injured or ill after their doctor’s office has closed. Many of these people find their way to the hospital emergency room but is that really the best place to go? Luckily, for most people in the United States, there are other options. Emergency walk in clinics can be found in every state in the country.
What Is an Emergency Walk In Clinic?
Emergency walk in clinics, also referred to as urgent care centers, were started in the 1970s by emergency room doctors. They were started to fill a need for health care for problems that cropped up after hours and on the weekend but did not warrant a stay in the hospital. Care in these clinics is a lot cheaper than what is rec