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Same Day Dental Implants: Understanding How This Procedure Works

The process of receiving dental implants can traditionally take anywhere from six months to a year to complete. Consequently, it is not hard to understand why the availability of same day dental implants seems a bit too good to be true to many patients. However, the truth is, advancements in dental technology have allowed dentists to significantly shorten the process of receiving dental implants and are even allowing for the same day placement of these implants. Read More 

The Vicious Cycle Of Drug Addiction

When you try drugs for the first time, you may have no idea what it could possibly lead to. Most drugs are highly addictive, and they leave you with major withdrawal symptoms if your body doesn't get them, which leaves you with one option–to take more. This cycle can lead to so many problems, and you may end up needing help from a substance abuse center to break the cycle. Read More 

3 Ways To Help A Child With Delayed Speech Development

If your child has a speech delay or a speech disorder it might be very hard for you as a parent. You might wish you could understand them better, so they are not excluded from social situations, and so they can excel academically. Here are some ways to help your child improve their speech: 1. Check For Hearing Problems One of the biggest reasons that children have speech problems is because they have a problem hearing. Read More 

Deciphering The Myths About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that is accompanied by quite a few stereotypes and misconceptions. The mental illness is portrayed in many films and television shows, and it is often associated with people considered to be dangerous. Many of the things you think you know about schizophrenia could be wrong. Myth: Schizophrenia does not equal "multiple personalities." Truth: The voices that many patients with schizophrenia experience are not necessarily the voices that you might envision when you think about multiple personalities. Read More 

How To Prepare And What To Expect During An EEG

If you have experienced acute headaches, seizures, symptoms of a brain tumor, or have suffered a head injury, your doctor may order an EEG test. This test assists the doctor in making a diagnosis of any brain disorder you may have. Here, you will learn how to prepare and what to expect during the EEG. Preparing for the EEG There is little that you must do to prepare for an EEG. Read More