Most people are familiar with head lice that rapidly move through a child’s classroom. Body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis) are of the same parasite family, but according to the Centers for Disease Control, body lice can spread disease. Body lice lay eggs and live on clothing, but they move
When someone is in a serious accident, they can suffer from shock. Shock is a prolonged, depressed state of the body's organs and functions. Shock can be fatal if not treated immediately, even if the primary injuries suffered are not fatal. In addition to accidents, shock can also be caused by illne
Do parents have an accurate understanding of what causes acute otitis media? Do their expectations regarding treatment conflict with evidence-based recommendations?
Does the way in which primary care physicians relate to their patients have an impact on their risk of burnout?
A newly developed Early Dementia Questionnaire is a promising alternative to the standard assessment tool for dementia, the Mini Mental State Examination.
Hop, skip, and jump to it: These jump rope games offer lots of ways to use this simple piece of equipment. Good for solos, pairs, and groups!
Normal saline solution, also known as simple saline solution, may be used for nasal irrigation and wound washing. Instead of spending money to purchase the solution, you can make your own supply of normal saline at home. The solution is quick to make and doesn't cost a lot of money. Because bacteria
During Take a Child Outside Week, help your children discover the natural world at a park, nature center, or hiking trail.
Save money on youth sports by buying used gear, registering early, looking for travel deals, and more. Find out how to cut costs on pricy kids' sports.
As revealed in this study, patients do not necessarily hold the same views as physicians when it comes to doctor-nurse substitution.
Utilizing an organizational theoretical framework, this study aimed to gain a better understanding of how multidisciplinary care works in the management of the diabetic patient.
A personal health plan helps you identify your health needs, set goals for achieving them and monitor your success in moving toward a healthier you. The exact format of the plan is up to you. Make it something that is easy for you to use and access and that will neither overwhelm nor intimidate you.
The authors present proposed guidelines with an emphasis on the history and physical signs to aid diagnosis in patients presenting with chest pain in primary care.
Physical literacy means achieving movement and sports skills, but also includes the confidence to try new things and the opportunity to be active often.
Night sweats and joint pain both disrupt your sleep. Several conditions can cause this combination of symptoms. Night sweats can be the result of menopause as well as a symptom of other conditions. Joint pain is the bane of arthritics and fibromyalgics and can be chronic and unrelenting. Women who a
Swimming is a great workout, and swim team offers both individual and team experiences. Get all the background you need to dive in to this youth sport.
You may have a bacterial infection which has caused your eyelids to become inflamed. Or dandruff of the scalp or acne rosacea may have caused your eyelashes to have dandruff-like scales on them. Either way, the inflammation is called blepharitis. According to the American Optometric Association blep
Use steam distillation on the evergreen leaves of the Australian Melaleuca alternifolia tree and you produce tea tree oil. Treat nail infections, athlete's foot, acne and minor burns with the oil. Any problem involving bacteria or fungi and tea tree oil becomes a remedy. With the resurgence of bed b
Acute chest pain presents a considerable diagnostic challenge outside of hospitals. What factors most influence the primary care physician's diagnostic and management of acute chest pain?