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C-Sections: Are They Always Necessary?

A C-section is a surgical procedure where the doctor delivers a baby using a method to cut the mother's womb and abdomen to remove the baby instead of naturally delivering the newborn. This method has become increasingly common in recent decades for various reasons. Most often, it is because the baby is too large or a circumstance such as the umbilical cord being wrapped around the baby's neck has occurred. This article will discuss why some people think that not all c-sections are medically necessary. Read More 

Making Sure Your Little One Is Prepared For The School Experience

As much as you do not want to believe it, your little one is already up and ready to start going to school. This will begin one of the most important experiences in your little one's life and as a parent, it will be your responsibility to make sure that he or she is well prepared for the event. Most parents think of school preparation as buying necessary school supplies and ensuring the child is potty trained, but there are a few important aspects that you cannot forget to address before the first day of school. Read More 

Embarrassing Varicose Veins In Legs: The Cause & How They Are Treated

Are you suffering from unsightly veins in your legs? You may have varicose veins, and the good news is that they can be treated to end your embarrassment. In this article, you will learn about varicose veins and how to get them treated. What Is the Cause of Varicose Veins in the Legs? Varicose veins are usually caused from blood not being able to move freely through the valves. When it occurs, the blood will begin to thicken and accumulated in one area of the vein. Read More 

Two Commonly Believed Myths About Home Health Care

It is an unfortunate fact of life that many people will develop medical conditions that make it very difficult to care for themselves. Whether it is from an accident or chronic disease, losing the ability to care for oneself can cause secondary health complications and it can drastically lower a person's quality of life. Luckily, home health care services can offset some of these problems, but there are a couple of common myths that you may have heard about these services. Read More 

Could You Have A Femoral Stress Fracture?

If you have thigh pain that sets in when you run and eases up when you rest, it may be tempting to push through the pain. But just because it isn't constant, doesn't mean it's not serious. This pain could be indicative of a femoral stress fracture. What is a femoral stress fracture? The thigh bone, also known as the femur, runs from the pelvis down to the knee. When you run, muscles surrounding the femur absorb much of the shock, but these muscles also pull on the bone. Read More