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According to PricewaterhouseCooper's Health Research Institute, reducing costs and creating greater value are common goals for today and the long term in the health care system. The leader of the Institute, ...Read More

 
How Does Phthalates Poisoning Occur?

Phthalates are derivatives of the chemical phthalic acid. They are frequently used to soften and increase the flexibility of plastics, particularly polyvinyl chloride. Since phthalates are also used in ...Read More

 
Medical Care for Dogs

Every dog deserves medical care, and not only when they are sick. Like people, they should be evaluated on a regular basis to ensure their health and well-being....Read More

 
Safety of the Tetanus Vaccine

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tetanus is a disease of the nervous system that causes tightening of muscles all over the body. There are vaccines for tetanus for children, ...Read More

 
 

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Medicaid is a federally funded program that is operated by individual states. Medicaid provides health insurance to individuals with disabilities, those over the age of 65, low-income individuals and families ...Read More

There are several ways to enter the home health care field: as a home health aide, nursing aide or registered nurse. Certification is required for all of these options, though the requirements vary widely....Read More

There is no special stage at which girls, or boys for that matter, are ready to potty train. Generally, toddlers and especially girls possess the necessary physical and mental skills needed to potty train ...Read More

Physical therapy for frozen shoulder is a moderately important part of treatment for the condition. When done properly, it can improve mobility of the shoulder and decrease recovery time. Though you should ...Read More

Chances are you are already helping promote your child's fine motor skills through your natural activities and play sessions. However, your child will benefit if you consciously promote the development of her ...Read More

Although the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend beginning toilet training before a child is 18 months old, many diaperless cultures use elimination communication with infants. Many people begin ...Read More

The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse estimates about 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes. Fatigue is a symptom of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and may be the cause of excessive ...Read More

Whether your children are curious about Grandpa's hearing aid or you are a teacher looking to explain a hearing aid's function to children, you may wish to use a visual aid for your lesson. It may seem ...Read More

Mistakes in medical records are a legitimate cause for concern. An error may cause a misdiagnosis, inappropriate treatment or denial of insurance coverage. Nevertheless, a personal attorney is not necessary ...Read More

Exposure to radon has a destructive effect on our genes. Fortunately, you can control your exposure to it, unlike most other natural forms of radiation. Radon, the heaviest noble gas, builds up in the lowest ...Read More

Stem cell research is a relatively young technology that involves the use of primitive cells for therapeutic purposes. Stem cell research is generally divided into two categories: adult stem cell research and ...Read More

Potty training is an important milestone for both your daughter and yourself. The age when girls are ready and able to potty train varies, as does the length of time it takes to master using the potty. While ...Read More

Stem cell research has only been developed relatively recently and is still undergoing significant growth. The term "stem cell" was first coined for scientific purposes in 1908 by Russian scientist Alexander ...Read More

Assisted living (AL) is becoming a highly popular care choice for the aging population. Designed to offer the maximum amount of independence possible, AL facilities provide a wide variety of care choices, from ...Read More

Medicare beneficiaries choosing a Medicare supplemental insurance plan (or "Medigap") will find that when it comes to choosing the best policy, one size does not fit all. Personal considerations such as health ...Read More