Varicose Veins Aren’t Just Cosmetic

Many people avoid wearing shorts or skirts because they are self-conscious about the appearance of their legs. Varicose veins can be unsightly, but they can also contribute to the development of more serious health conditions. The cosmetic component of varicose veins should take a back seat to the more serious health implications that can come along with these types of veins. Skin Changes Varicose veins have the potential to permanently change your skin. Read More 

Emergency Signs To Look For When Blood Is In Your Stool

Most people understand when they are experiencing a medical emergency. Uncontrollable bleeding, severe pain, and long-term diarrhea are all signs of a severe medical problem. However, there are some other signs that may not be so clear. This is true of blood in the stool. Keep reading to learn about a few things that you should look at or consider when you see blood in your stool. The Color Blood in the stool can be scary and overwhelming. Read More 

Get Some Help With The First Few Months Of Sleep With A Baby

Sleep when baby sleeps – the best advice any mother has ever been given, but seriously – when does baby sleep for more than a few hours at a time? When you have so much on your plate already, losing sleep night after night will begin to take a toll on you. So, how do you get through those first few months with a new baby? Here, you'll find a few pieces of advice that can help. Read More 

2 Things Your Doctor WON’T Tell You About Allergy Testing

Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? Are itchy, watery eyes and a runny nose part of your summer every year? One of the first steps to treating your allergies is figuring out exactly what allergies you are suffering from. Allergy testing has been around for decades. The two most common types are the skin prick test, where your back basically becomes a petri dish in a laboratory, and the intradermal method where a very fine needle is used to introduce allergens directly into the skin. Read More 

3 Causes For A Children’s Foundation To Support

Many people want to help improve the lives of children, and some are in the financial position to be able to create a foundation that serves the needs of children or supports organizations that do. Well-run foundations have the ability to make a huge impact on a large number of children, and this impact can help ensure that children grow up to be healthy, well-educated adults. In this day and age, there are unfortunately a number of areas that need improvement, so it can be difficult to determine which types of needs to focus on. Read More