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Causes, Signs, And Treatment Options For Bronchitis

Most people will develop a cold and cough at some point in time. Unfortunately, without proper rest and care, this cold and cough can develop into a more severe condition. Bronchitis may develop if the bronchial tubes become irritated and inflamed, which is common if you have been suffering from a cold and cough. While common, especially after a cold or virus of sorts, bronchitis is not understood by most people very well. Read More 

2 Reasons Why You Should Visit A Cryotherapy Clinic

When you hear the word "cryotherapy," you might automatically associate the term with the treatment of skin conditions. Cryotherapy is a process that uses liquid nitrogen or argon gas to freeze diseased tissue and tumors. However, medical professionals who work with cryotherapy have branched out and are now using the procedure in a number of other ways as well. If you've never given much thought to the idea of going to a cryotherapy clinic, the following information will help you see why you should give it a go. Read More 

Avoid The Itch: How To Stop Summer Yeast Infections

Summer is finally here, which means the warm weather is here, too. If you have a vagina, it means yeast infection season is also in high-gear. You might not realize this, but warm weather increases your risk of developing those uncomfortable yeast infections. Luckily, summer doesn't have to mean that you're going to be plagued with an itchy, uncomfortable vagina. If you get yeast infections on a regular basis, the first thing you need to do is talk to your doctor about preventative treatment this summer. Read More 

What Should You Know Before Your First Oncologist Appointment?

If you've recently received the sobering news that you have cancer, you may be anxiously preparing for the first appointment with your new oncologist. Being faced with a potentially terminal illness for the first time can be enough to send even the most stoic or capable person into a tailspin, and you may find yourself resorting to online searches to research your potential prognosis and treatment options. However, doing your own research without the medical background or knowledge to know what type of cancer you're facing could be risky, and you'll instead want to get an expert opinion from the oncologist who has reviewed your specific cancer cells. Read More 

Neonatal Careers: How Do These Nurses Help Parents?

Neonatal careers are more than just "jobs." Whether you're already an RN or you're just starting out in school, neonatology careers give you the chance to help the youngest of patients. These specialized nurses work in hospitals and other healthcare settings, helping infants who are born with a variety of medical issues (such as prematurity, serious infection, or birth defects). Even though neonatal nurses work directly with newborns, they help adults too. Read More