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What Are Your Cosmetic Options During Or After Mohs Surgery?

Skin cancer can be a frightening and dangerous condition, but many patients find themselves almost as nervous about the treatment as they are about the cancer itself. Although localized skin cancers typically do not require protracted and intense programs like chemotherapy, they are most often treated through surgical removal of the affected area. This surgery, known as Mohs surgery, is specifically designed to remove as little skin as possible, but if you are worried about scarring or a visible dent in your flesh, you may be interested to learn about the cosmetic options available both during and after the procedure. Read More 

The Results Of Punching A Wall (To Your Hand-Not The Wall)

You may feel like punching a wall out of frustration or anger, but it's likely that you'll feel a lot angrier and frustrated if you damage your hand. There are 27 bones in the human hand, and they work in synchronization to enable you to possess the remarkable manual dexterity that humans possess. When bones in the hand are fractured, you will be required to have the injured portion of your hand immobilized until healing can be completed. Read More 

Getting Past The Myths About Drug Rehab

When many people think about the prospect of going through drug rehab, they often have a lot of preconceived notions. Many of these ideas that people have about drug rehab are largely untrue and can actually be detrimental to the people who are addicted to drugs and could greatly benefit from seeking out treatment to overcome their addiction. Get to know how some of the most common myths about drug rehab are wholly inaccurate so that you can be sure to get the treatment you need, when you need it. Read More 

4 Ways To Make Preparing For Your First Colonoscopy Easier

Nobody looks forward to having a colonoscopy done, but the fact remains that having this screening done can and does save lives. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 60% of colon cancer deaths could be prevented if people had screenings done as recommended. Often times, the most difficult aspect of having a colonoscopy done is preparing for it, as you need to completely clean out your colon and rectum prior to the screening. Read More 

3 Drug-Free Approaches To Treating ADD And ADHD

Prescription medications for ADD and ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are considered to be safe and effective for many children. However, not everyone is in favor of using medications to treat the condition. Some children may not be able to take prescription medications because of some health condition. Some parents may worry about studies that show ADD medications become less effective over time. Others may simply prefer a more natural approach. Read More