Managing Healthcare in a New Town

A Quick Overview Of Radiation Treatments For Breast Cancer

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, there is a good chance your doctor will recommend radiation treatments at some point. Each case of cancer is different, so your treatment plan will be unique to you when it comes to the timing of the treatments and the type of radiation you receive. Here is […]

Newborn’s First Appointment? 4 Tips To Help You Get Through It

Taking your newborn baby to his or her first pediatric doctor’s appointment can be extremely stressful, as you don’t know what to expect. Luckily, pediatricians are used to dealing with stressed-to-the-max parents and are ready to be with you every single step of the way. However, before stepping foot into the pediatrician’s office, there are […]

How Nanotechnology Is Advancing Chemo Delivery For Cancer Patients

The modern world of medicine is making huge strides in the advanced treatment of cancer, some therapies having the capability of directly targeting certain cancer cells for their total destruction. However, until now, the methods of delivering cancer-fighting drugs include numerous injections and trips to the medical clinic. Some cancer patients experience such harsh side […]

What You Should Know About Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

There are numerous health issues that a person can develop and suffer from without even realizing it, and one of these potentially serious conditions is known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Many people do not know anything about an abdominal aortic aneurysm until it is essentially too late and they are dealing with a medical […]

A Guide To Child’s Sport Physicals

When you are getting ready to sign your child or teenager up for sports, one of the best things you can do is take them in to a child health clinic in your area for a sports physical. This physical is beneficial for a number of reasons and will give your child the medical OK […]

3 Tips To Help Your Teen Benefit From An Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment Center

As the parent of a teenager, eating disorders are all too common of a problem. Recent estimates are that about 3% of teens have an eating disorder, but many never receive any form of treatment for it. In addition, South Carolina has stated that individuals suffering from eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any group of people […]

Heartbreak And Heartache: The Truth About Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Over the course of your lifetime, you’ve probably heard plenty of love songs or read romance novels about someone suffering with a broken heart. While broken hearts have been the inspiration for many love stories and song lyrics, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also called broken-heart syndrome, is a real condition that should never be taken lightly. It […]

3 Ways To Support Someone Going Through Physical Therapy

Whether recovering from a joint replacement surgery or rehabbing after an automobile accident, someone who’s going through physical therapy often faces a long, challenging road. Although the encouragement of the health clinic staff members can help the patient feel uplifted, there are times that he or she could use a helping hand from outside the […]

What Causes Diarrhea & A Few Tips To Prevent It

The truth is–no matter how icky diarrhea sounds to you–it is the second most common illness that people face in the United States. You can try to prevent this ailment from attacking you or your family. The following guide–along with your health specialist’s advice–will help you prevent diarrhea naturally and help you identify a few […]

Treating Your Paranasal Sinus Cancer: What You Should Know

When you go to the doctor for nosebleeds and headaches, you may be surprised that after several diagnostic tests and maybe even misdiagnoses of other sinus issues to find that you have paranasal sinus cancer. However, once you finally know the culprit for your continued and worsening sinus issues, you focus will need to quickly […]

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