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Types of Surgical Procedures for Limb Lengthening In Kids

When people hear of orthopedic care, they immediately assume this is meant for adults and the aged. The age-old belief that orthopedic care is only intended for arthritis and fractures has informed this misconception. Fractures might not be as common in kids since their bones “bounce” when hit and arthritis is commonly associated with advancing

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Tooth Truth: What to Do with Your Child’s Loose Tooth

There are a lot of things first-time moms worry about their child’s oral health, but perhaps the most common is the one that’s simple at first glance: loose tooth. Should you pull it out? Should you not? When should you take it to the dentist? As with other things about your kid’s health, the answer

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Facts vs Myths: Debunking Myths About Hospice Care

Medical specialists rarely bring up the topic of hospice care to patients and their families for the reason that several misconceptions come along with the word “hospice”. Three major misconceptions are: first, it is synonymous with giving up on your loved one; second, it is expensive to secure hospice care services; and third, hospice care

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Dealing with Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome: What to Expect

Your body is like a well-oiled machine. It runs like a dream until something breaks. That is when the trouble starts. Depending on how bad the condition is, there are several things that you can do. One of the more important parts of your body is the digestive system. It is what allows you to

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How to Get Over Your Fear of Needles

If you’re afraid of needles, there’s no need to be ashamed of it. In fact, psychologists have included the fear of needles in the list of official phobias, referring to it as trypanophobia. However, it’s important that you overcome your needle phobia. If you don’t, it might grow to a point that you’ll avoid seeking

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Everything You Need to Know About Whiplash

Although commonly used to refer to the dizzy feeling one gets after being moved around rapidly, whiplash is actually much more serious than this. It is classified as a serious injury to your spinal system and can result in great pain and further complications if left untreated. Whiplash occurs when a person’s head moves back

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How Do You Overcome Your Dental Phobia?

Not everyone feels excited when they go to the dentist. The truth is that some people feel anxious about seeking proper dental care. Dental phobia or the fear of dentists can happen to anyone at any age. It varies in severity and can have devastating effects if left untreated. Primary types of dental phobia Dental phobia

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Is Headache Medication Causing Your Headaches?

Did you know that your headache medication can trigger a secondary bout of headache? As ironic as that sounds, medicines meant to help you feel better can indeed bring you a rebound headache. Here are five things you should know about medication overuse headache. How Rebound Headaches Happen Rebound headaches happen due to regular, long-term

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The Truth Behind Tooth Abscesses

Anyone can get a tooth abscess, especially if proper dental hygiene is overlooked or neglected. An abscess is a pocket of pus that develops around the tooth, and it can happen to anyone at any age. But how does it truly form? Abscess Formation A person’s tooth is solid on the outside but has pulp

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