Three Ways To Assist A Family With A Member In An Urgent Care Facility

Posted on: 11 August 2015

When someone you know has a family member admitted to an urgent care facility, the family's world can quickly be turned upside-down. As a non-family member, you might want to help the family get through this challenging time, but where to start? Visiting the urgent care facility to offer your support is one approach, but some families are resistant to the idea of an outsider being around during a private family moment.
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3 Affordable At Home Teeth Whitening Techniques

Posted on: 30 July 2015

Having teeth that are discolored can make you self-conscious of your smile when around other people. If professional teeth whitening is not within your budget, you may be considering treatments you can do at home on your own. These three techniques use things you may already have around your home as well. Coconut Oil Pulling It may seem strange, but you can actually whiten your teeth using coconut oil. The idea is that the lauric acid found in the coconut oil will eliminate the bacteria in plaque, which is what makes your teeth look yellow.
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Visi Your Parent in the Nursing Home to Prevent Elder Abuse

Posted on: 6 July 2015

Placing your parent in a nursing home may be the smartest decision for your parent's health and safety, but it can also be a worrisome experience for you. Nursing home abuse happens often, but there are ways you can prevent it and reduce the chances of abuse happening to your parent. The best strategy is to frequently visit your parent at the nursing home. Planning your visits Research shows that nursing home residents that get frequent visitors are less likely to be abused or neglected during their stay.
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Going Through Menopause And Hot All The Time? Things You Can Do To Cool Down

Posted on: 2 July 2015

Going through menopause can lead to hot flashes. When a woman has a hot flash, she feels a quick feeling of heat, sweating, and sometimes gets a flushed, red face. If you are having this problem, you should know there are things you can do to help you feel better. Hormone Replacement Therapy Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be able to help you with your hot flashes. Your doctor may suggest this treatment if your body has low progesterone and estrogen hormone levels due to menopause.
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