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Meeting The Psychological Needs Of Your Funeral Home Employees

Funeral services (such as O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral & Cremation Services) employ over 32,000 people with approximately 97 percent of them working in the death care services. By virtue of the job you do your employees often on call every day, even on weekends. This leaves them with little personal time and not many personal boundaries in which the job does not invade. Your employees will also often find themselves surrounded by the personal trauma and grief that surrounds death and dying while experiencing a certain amount of professional isolation. Read More 

Understanding Retinal Detachment: Information For You

Retinal detachment is an eye problem that most people do not understand. In fact, many have never even heard of retinal detachment, that is until it happens to them or to someone they care about. In order to understand this eye condition and the ways that it can be treated, you need to get all of the facts about retinal detachment including the symptoms to watch out for and the treatment options. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Skier’s Thumb

Skiing is a fun way to stay in shape, but this sport can also cause a lot of injuries. If you fall, you could injure your ulnar collateral ligament, a ligament inside your thumb. The resulting injury is known as skier's thumb; here are four things you need to know about it. How does this injury occur? If you fall while holding your ski poles, the poles can force your thumb into an unnatural position. Read More 

Vision Loss Due To Glaucoma? An Eye Stent Might Be The Answer You Seek

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that causes damage to your optic nerve. If you don't get the problem treated, it could end up causing you to go blind. The best way to overcome glaucoma is by lowering your intraocular pressure. Many providers have given patients eye drop medication to help tackle the medical problem. However, not everyone is able to use eye drops effectively, thus making them ineffective for many individuals. Read More 

Options For Treating An Overbite

Overbites come in two forms – vertical and horizontal. Vertical overbites happen when your top teeth significantly overlap the ones on the bottom. A horizontal overbite, on the other hand, results in some teeth sticking out beyond the edge of your bottom teeth. You can develop either one as a result of either dental or skeletal issues. Depending on which is the cause of your problem, your orthodontist will help you find an ideal treatment. Read More