How A Family Can Cope With Their Father Having Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a disease that affects men. It starts in the prostate, which is a gland in the male reproductive system. The cancer causes your prostate to get bigger, which results in crowding out your normal cells. It also causes your body to not function properly. This condition usually occurs in men 65 years or older. It can be challenging to care for someone with prostate cancer. Read on to find out how to cope with your father having this disease. [Read More]

How Can I Prepare My Allergic Child For A Bee Sting?

If  a child is allergic to a bee sting, then them being prepared could be the difference of a close call and a tragedy. A child can develop an allergy to bees at anytime. The more they are stung, the more likely they will be allergic. When your child is near you, it most likely is not going to be a problem. However, your child is not going to have you around when they are at recess at school or playing at the neighbors' house. [Read More]

3 Medications That May Raise the Risk for Post-Operative Complications

The recovery time for children's plastic surgery depends upon a number of variables. These include the type and extent of the surgery, the child's current health status, and side effects such as nausea and loss of appetite from anesthesia, pain medications, and antibiotics. While it is important that your child take all prescribed medications after undergoing plastic surgery, certain medications unrelated to the procedure may heighten the risk for post-operative complications. [Read More]

What Not To Say When Convincing An Elderly Loved One To Have Their Hearing Tested

After one too many huhs?! and what'd you says?!, there is no doubt that you will be feeling quite frustrated at repeating yourself every time your elderly loved one is in the room. While to you the solution may seem simple, it is not uncommon for aging adults to not respond well when their loved ones recommend they have their hearing tested. Some feel that losing their hearing is a sign they are getting older and will be adamant about not admitting there's a problem. [Read More]