Got A DOT Drug Test Coming Up? Here’s What You Should Know

A drug screen is an important element of your DOT medical exam, and the urine collected at your examination is also tested for sugar and protein, which could indicate diabetes or kidney dysfunction. Failing a DOT drug screen is grounds to lose your DOT medical certification and can make you ineligible for hire, so it should be taken extremely seriously. The five drugs being screened for during a DOT physical exam are: Read More 

5 Tips For Living Through Chemotherapy

Being diagnosed with cancer can turn your life upside down, and it is natural to feel upset and scared. Luckily, the options for cancer treatment have continued to advance and many people are able to beat the disease. Chemotherapy continues to be an effective treatment option for many types of cancers, but chemo can have some uncomfortable side effects. If you have been diagnosed with cancer and will be undergoing chemotherapy in the near future, use the following tips to make the process smoother: Read More 

4 Tips For Keeping Indoor Allergies At Bay

When you have indoor allergies, keeping your allergens manageable can be a daily struggle. Routine efforts can help reduce your allergy symptoms and limit the amount of antihistamines you take throughout the year. Invest In Better Filtration Standard fiberglass filters are not enough to keep household allergens down. They may help reduce larger dust particles, but dust mites, pet dander, and mold spores easily pass through. When you are looking for filters, choose filters that are able to trap the smallest particles. Read More 

Physical Therapy After Rotator Cuff And Shoulder Surgery: What To Expect

A torn rotator cuff means that you have ripped one or more of the four "cuff" tendons in your shoulder. Not only is this condition painful, but in extreme cases it also means that you cannot move, lift or rotate your arm in the shoulder socket. While it is a very common occurrence among athletes and body builders, it can occur in anyone who experiences repeat motion of the shoulder, a severe car accident or an impact fall where the person lands right on the shoulder joint. Read More 

Troubleshooting An Uncomfortable Hearing Aid

Since hearing aids can become a part of your daily life, it's important to find a hearing aid that is comfortable and effortless to use. There are many different styles of hearing aids, and it often comes down to individual preference with the ones that you'll like the most. Here are some tips on finding the best hearing aids for your comfort.  Try a Different Style Finding the right hearing aid is a very personal choice, and that's why there are many different models of hearing aids on the market. Read More