Archive for January, 2015
If you are experiencing a non-life-threatening injury or illness, there are a number of reasons to head to the nearest urgent care clinic. For example, these medical walk in clinics often do not require appointments, have short waiting periods, and typically perform a variety of services, including X-rays and basic blood work. Moreover, urgent care is often considerably less expensive than emergency room care. But despite these benefits, urgent care centers are typically designed to treat medical problems, not mental health problems. Now, a new urgent care clinic in Rhode Island is suggesting that this may soon change.
Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, recently opened a psychiatric urgent ca
Dermatologists provide a number of important services for our skin, from prescribing acne treatment products to providing diagnoses and treatment for skin cancer. However, to get the best skin care advice, it is important to ask a dermatologist a number of questions to get the best possible results out of both of your efforts. For this reason, the next time you head to the dermatologist office, make sure you ask a dermatologist the questions below.
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Even though you might have been told that uterine fibroids aren’t much to worry about, you can’t help but feel concerned, and for good reason, too. Though they’re often asymptomatic, uterine fibroids can cause huge problems.
If you’d like to put your fears to bed, you need to learn more. Here’s what you should know.
Checking the Signs and Symptoms of Fibroids.
Some of the more common symptoms of fibroid cysts include, abdominal pressure, pelvic pain, bladder issues, or even pain during intercourse, but the most common symptom is prolonged menstrual bleeding. Many women who suffer from uterine fibroids find that they soak through their sanitary protection w
To keep your skin healthy and beautiful, it is important to use the best skin care techniques and products available to treat issues like dryness and reduce the signs of aging. However, figuring out which methods and implements to use can be difficult, especially in the winter, when your skin is subjected to a number of rough conditions. Fortunately, by following the best dermatologist-recommended skin care tips, you can beat the winter blues and keep your skin glowing even in the cold. Add these to your skin care regimen today!
Use the Right Cleanser
A simple, gentle cleanser will usually work for other seasons, but something will more hydration is better for winter. The best dermatologists typically recommend products that contain alpha hydroxy acids, which help clear away de
If you are like millions of Americans who is recovering from surgery or a serious illness, suffering from problems like arthritis or back pain, or simply dealing with the effects of old age, your doctor has likely recommended that you use physical therapy exercises to help heal or manage your condition. Fortunately, physical therapy programs are more popular than ever and can easily be found at local hospitals, clinics and even urgent care centers. However, there are a number of things every patient should know in order to avoid strain, pain and injury. Keep these tips in mind while you conduct your physical therapy exercises in and out of the office.
Over the last several years, many communities across the United States have found that urgent care centers are an extremely beneficial addition to their local healthcare services. The average urgent care center has extended hours and is open seven days a week, making them a convenient place to receive treatment for non-life-threatening conditions. Because of this, many urgent care clinics report that they treat anywhere from 300 to 400 patients a week, helping to decrease patient volume at local doctors offices and emergency rooms. Now, an emergency walk in clinic in Birmingham, AL is considering adding services to their repertoire to better serve their community.
In January 2013, the Jefferson County Com
Personal fitness trainers help clients develop a workout routine that encourages them to remain active and fit while providing clients with nonjudgemental, consistent support. Personal trainers can help with a variety of goals, from weight loss to sports performance.
But since personal training rates can be high, you may be wondering if a personal trainer is right for you. Here are some signs that personal training rates might be worth the cost for you.
- You Workout Without Results
If you feel like you’re not seeing the results you should be with the amount of exercise you’re doing, a personal trainer may be able to help, especi
With 35.7% of American adults considered obese, cosmetic surgery for body sculpting and weight loss is growing in popularity. One of the most popular procedures is liposuction, as it allows surgeons to efficiently target and remove fat from the most problematic areas of the body, such as hips, thighs, chest, abdomen, and arms. As many people have localized fat deposits despite being in good health and of a reasonable fitness level, the liposuction procedure is the most logical choice for them.
What is liposuction? Liposuction is a procedure that removes fat from specific areas of the body via a small, flexible tube and either a suction pump or a hand syringe. Occasionally, las