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Dealing With Dad: How To Help An Aging Parent Cope With Limitations When Living Alone

If you have concerns about the health and safety of an aging parent, you are far from alone. In fact, recent statistics show that approximately 30% of adults who have at least one living parent are providing some type of care or support for them. Many of these adults are dealing with a situation where their elderly parent chooses to live alone, yet requires assistance of some kind in order to do so safely. Read More 

To Reconstruct Or Not To Reconstruct? That Is The Mastectomy Question

Many women who go through breast cancer treatments get either single or double mastectomies to remove the breast tissue and rid themselves of their cancer. While the decision to have the mastectomy can oftentimes be an easy one because it can rid you of your cancer cells, the choice of whether to go through a breast reconstruction procedure is not always as straightforward. There are many factors to consider when making the decision about breast reconstruction. Read More 

4 Reasons to Talk to Your Doctor about Your Period

Every women's monthly cycle is different, but there are some things that are normal for you that may actually be things to concerned about and that aren't normal for other women. There are some signs to take note of that you should bring up to your doctor, including the following four items. Heavy Flow: Although you may have a heavy flow that you are used to, you should definitely tell your doctor if your flow is much heavier than it usually is. Read More 

Need A Break From Foster Care? Respite Care Can Help

What happens when, despite your best efforts, caring for a challenging or handicapped foster child becomes overwhelming? In many states, you can apply for respite care that will allow you to take a break in order to regroup and recharge your energy. Before you make use of respite care services for your foster child, however, make sure that you take these steps. 1.) Decide which type of respite care will work best. Read More 

3 Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been a hot topic for many years. Some states allow it, some don't. There are many people who get benefits from medical marijuana, and others who may be questioning whether medical marijuana is right for them and what benefits they may be able to get from it. If you are one of these people, you may wonder what medical marijuana may do for you.  Lower Inner Eye Pressure Read More