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  • 3 Myths About Your Child's Lazy Eye

    Lazy eye or amblyopia is a common eye disorder that develops in young children. It causes your child's eye to become weak. If you believe your child may be suffering from lazy eye, check out these three myths and learn the truth about amblyopia.  Lazy Eye Is a Disease of the Eye First, lazy eye isn't a disease at all. It is a condition that can occur in perfectly healthy eyes.
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  • 3 Tips To Prepare Yourself For The Flu Shot

    With the fall season here, you may be decorating your home and planning for upcoming holiday gatherings. However, the fall is also an essential time to prepare for flu season. According to the CDC, this year's flu vaccination is an estimated 48 percent effective, so scheduling your shot is key to reducing you and your family's risk of the influenza virus. If you are like many people, you may be frightened over the idea of a shot, but proper preparation is helpful.
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  • 2 Tips For Losing Weight By Making Small Changes In Your Eating Habits

    If you have decided you want to lose some of your excess weight, you may think you have to radically change your diet to do so. However, there are small changes you can make in your eating habits that will help you shed off some of the pounds without having to do a complete diet makeover. Use Small Plastic Bags to Portion Out Snacks If you like to eat potato chips or other types of snacks while watching television, you may find yourself mindlessly eating.
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  • 3 Reasons To Utilize Orthopaedic Surgeon Videos

    One of the most useful resources at your disposal, if you are an orthopedic surgeon, is orthopedic surgery videos, mostly because of the various ways in which they can help you expand your knowledge base. Listed below are three reasons to utilize orthopedic surgeon videos. Learn New Procedures One of the biggest reasons to utilize orthopedic surgeon videos is the fact that it will out you to learn new procedures that you can use for the benefit of your own patients.
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  • 3 Smart Tips For Preventing Hernia Re-Injury

    Hernia surgery can't always be avoided, but you can keep recurring instances of hernia injury to a minimum. First and foremost, always follow the advice of your doctor so that you what your physical limitations are immediately after surgery. Some lifestyle changes may also be necessary so that you can fully recover after hernia surgery and ward against re-injury, but these adaptations will allow you to live pain free. 1. Minimize Bending, Lifting and Exerting Yourself Physically - Your surgeon will probably tell you that you should avoid heavy lifting, bending at the waist, or just generally pushing your body too hard in the days and perhaps even months after you have been operated on.
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  • Gel Polish - How To Keep Your Nails In Good Shape

    If you want a long lasting manicure, then you should think about investing in shellac or gel nail polish. The polish is likely to last at least two weeks without chipping. However, if you want your gel polish to last longer than two weeks and if you want your nails to remain healthy, then you will need to do a few things to make sure that you care for your nails properly.
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  • Your Teen And Concussions: How To Help Your Young Athlete Heal

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2009 nearly 250,000 adolescents and children visited the emergency room after a sports-related head injury. If your teenager is an athlete, one of the your biggest concerns as a parent is probably the risk of a concussion. To ensure your teenager receives the care they need, it is vital to educate yourself about the symptoms and risks associated with concussions:
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  • Look At Those Shades! Protecting Baby And Toddler Eyes With Sunglasses

    You work hard to keep your baby safe and healthy and wouldn't dream of putting him at risk. Sunscreen and protective clothing are probably the first things you think of when you head outside for some fun in the sun. You may not realize that your baby or toddler's eyes may be at risk from the sun's rays. That's why little ones need a good pair of sunglasses. Follow these tips for choosing the right shades for babies and toddlers and teaching them to wear them too.
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  • Abdominal Pain: When Should You Worry?

    The majority of your body's organs reside between your legs and your chest, so it makes sense that there can be a wide margin for causes in abdominal pain-- usually related to digestion. Although it is always great to check with your doctor if you're suffering, sometimes, you might wonder if you're just being paranoid or if you're healthy enough to stay at home and rest instead of taking a trip to the health clinic.
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  • 4 Things That Will Be Done At Your Child's First Orthodontic Appointment

    When you take your child to his or her first orthodontic appointment, your child will not get braces, but this appointment is necessary for other reasons. There are four main things that will be completed during this initial appointment, and you should expect the visit to last for at least an hour. This visit will help you understand more about the process, what your child needs, and the cost that will be involved with the procedure.
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