health--medical

Three Ways To Stay Regular To Keep Your Hemorrhoid Symptoms At Bay

Having hemorrhoids might be uncomfortable, but you shouldn't be so embarrassed by this common issue that you don't seek medical care. Symptoms such as pain or itching, swelling and even the appearance of blood when you go to the washroom can indicate that you have one or more hemorrhoids that need attention. It's best to arrange a visit with your doctor, who will be able to inspect your body and determine how to help. Read More 

Children And Medicine Safety While On Vacation

The family vacation is a grand tradition. When summer arrives and children are off from school, it's time for everyone to pile into the car (or even onto a bus, train or plane) and set off for distant parts and adventures. However, one adventure you definitely don't want to have while on your family vacation is the my-child-just-swallowed-my-pills emergency room adventure. That's why it's important to pack up your medicines carefully when you go on a family trip, especially if you are traveling with very young children. Read More 

Is Your Dog Ready For Doggy Day Care?

Boarding your dog at a doggy day care can be a wonderful way to make sure your dog is cared for and has fun as well. Doggy day care is great for dogs who don't like to be alone all day. It's also good for people who are visiting an area and don't want to leave their dog in their car or a hotel room while they're taking care of business. Read More 

Your Sluggish Teen May Really Be Fighting Diabetes

You have a teenager who spends all of their time in their room with video games or social media. They don't have an interest in being active and little motivation to do anything else. Before you write them off as just a difficult teenager, consider that they may be dealing with an early case of type 2 diabetes. A trip to your family practice doctor will confirm this, but here is what you need to know to help you communicate with your child. Read More 

Two Tips To Help You See A Nutritionist When You’re On A Budget

The rise of the Internet has made it easier than ever for some people to believe that they are armchair nutritionists.  However, simply reading some nutrition tips online is not sufficient enough.  You need to see a professional nutritionist.  If you're on a budget, you may think that seeing a nutritionist is out of your reach.  Use this information to learn more about what you can do to see a nutritionist even when you don't have the extra cash. Read More