2016

  • 4 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Contact Lenses During The Winter Time

    If this is your first winter wearing contact lenses, here are a a few tips that will help you manage and take care of your contacts better this season. #1 Wear Sunglasses Outside When you go outside during the winter time, make sure that you don't forget to put your sunglasses on. The sun can be just as bright and strong during the winter as it is during the summer, especially when it is reflecting off the white snow outside.
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  • The Role Of Service Animals

    Service dogs are not an uncommon sight. They often can be seen walking next to a person with a disability who might require some extra help. The most commonly seen service animals are dogs that help people who are seeing or hearing impaired, but a variety of animals can be trained to assist people who have a variety of conditions. A Short History of Service Animals in the US In the US, dogs were first trained to help people with visual impairments in the late 1920s, though there were documented cases of service dogs as early as the mid-1700s in Paris.
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  • How To Afford Doctor Appointments Without Medical Insurance

    If you currently find yourself in a position where you do not have any major medical insurance for the time being, you may want to learn how you can still get treatment without going broke. This way, you will not have to worry about refraining from seeking medical care while you are waiting to obtain a new medical insurance plan. Look For Charity Medical Facilities You may need to get a referral from a church or a local charity, but there is a good chance that there are some medical and dental offices nearby that can assist you without charging you a lot of money.
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  • Why You Should Attend A Funeral, Even If Doing So Is Difficult

    People respond to the death of someone they care about in a variety of ways. For some people, attending the funeral is a must. Yet, for other people, attending the funeral may seem like an insurmountable challenge. If you find yourself among the latter group, you may have some perfectly good reasons for wanting to skip the service. For example, perhaps you don't like the thought of being emotional in front of other people, and you expect that you'd cry at the service.
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  • Tips for Staying Calm After a Breast-Cancer Diagnosis

    If you have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, it might seem like your world is ending. You might worry about dying, about how your partner is going to deal with the news, about how your children are going to deal with the news, and about how you are going to afford treatment. All of these worries can be very overwhelming and can make it incredibly difficult for you to cope in the moment.
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  • Help! How Can You Prevent the Chances of Cataracts?

    Cataracts happen to many people and are one of the signs of old age. Cataracts are the most common reason for people over 40 to lose their sight, so you need to act right away to improve your chances of preventing cataracts. Maintain a Healthy Diet You've heard healthy diets are good for the gut and the heart, but what about the eyes? By focusing on getting the right nutrients, you can improve your vision and slow down the development of cataracts.
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  • Want To Start A Mobile Veterinary Service? What To Know

    If you're interested in expanding your veterinary business and you think that offering on site services would be a great way to make more money, there are some things you want to have ready before you offer the services. You may need to get a special permit to do this type of work in your area, and you may have to get a separate business license that is different than the one you already have.
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  • Pregnancy And Asthma: Factors You Should Consider

    When you are planning to start a family and have children, there are many factors to consider in the process. As a woman, your health is one of those primary considerations. After all, if you are going to carry a child, your health needs to be well-maintained so that your child is born as healthy as possible. If you suffer from asthma, you may wonder whether or not this chronic inflammatory condition of the bronchial passages will have an effect upon your ability to become pregnant or have a healthy pregnancy and child.
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  • 3 Reasons You May Need A Catheter During And/Or After Labor

    The experience of labor and delivery is an incredible one and can't really be compared to anything else. During your labor and delivery, your body will do things that you didn't think were possible. Since there are so many things happening in your pelvic area, you may need a catheter. This may be due to a medical reason or because something in your body isn't functioning properly. Either way, the catheter will allow your body to pee when it otherwise couldn't.
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  • Why You Should Have A Hearing Test If You Suspect Mild Hearing Loss

    Some people with mild hearing loss don't want to get their hearing tested or diagnosed. People have different reasons for this, but it isn't a good idea. If you have been postponing your hearing testing date, here are four reasons you shouldn't postpone it anymore: Your Hearing Impairment Affects Your Loved Ones Too In as much as you are the one struggling with hearing loss, it doesn't just affect you. It also affects other people you interact with, such as your loved ones and colleagues.
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