Why Vascular Ultrasound for Diagnostic Imaging Is a Sound Investment Your Clinical Practice

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Vascular ultrasound or duplex study is a versatile, non-invasive procedure used in the medical field to evaluate blood vessels and circulation. For decades, ultrasound has been used as a highly reliable imaging modality to offer doctors more understanding of the human vascular system. Today, doctors can now make quicker diagnoses and informed decisions in both routine and complex vascular exams. Read on to learn why investing in vascular ultrasound is a sound investment for your medical practice.

1 December 2020

What to Expect When You Have an Elective C-Section

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When it comes to birth choices, c-sections aren't always at the top of everyone's list. However, you may choose to have one because of health reasons, personal preference or because you've already had an emergency c-section. Although you will discuss what lies ahead with your obstetrician, it doesn't hurt to refresh your knowledge. Here's what to expect when you have an elective c-section. Your Preoperative Appointment Your preoperative appointment is an opportunity for you to discuss the procedure with your obstetrician.

25 June 2020

The Three Things You Need To Keep In Mind When Attending Your Loved One's Memorial


Memorials are never easy; after all, goodbyes are hard, especially for those we love. But memorials provide an important opportunity for you to make peace with a few things. That can be something as minor as reminiscing over an old memory with a few friends, or it can be something far more difficult, like forgiving wrongs that have torn large rifts in your family for decades. Whatever the case may be, you need to be ready for what the day presents to you, and there are a few key attitudes you should walk into the memorial with that will help you be prepared.

27 February 2020

Avoid a Trip to the Ho-Ho-Hospital: 3 Child Safety Tips for Christmas


Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year for you and your children—as long as you take precautions to keep everyone safe. Here are three tips related to risk reduction and first aid that will help keep your child out of the ho-ho-hospital this festive season. Buy Age-Appropriate Gifts Watching your children open all their toys is one of the biggest joys of Christmas for any parent. However, when buying those toys, it's crucial that you make sure they're age-appropriate.

5 December 2019

Two Common Mistakes People Make When Getting an Eyebrow Feathering Treatment


More and more people are now treating themselves to a procedure that is commonly referred to as 'eyebrow feathering'; this involves using tattoo-like equipment to draw lines that look like brow hairs in order to make a person's eyebrows look fuller and tidier. Here are two of the mistakes that are made by the people who decide to have this cosmetic procedure done. Not taking their future hair colouring plans into consideration

11 October 2019

What's the Difference Between Incisional and Excisional Skin Cancer Biopsies?

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If you're worried about a growth on your skin, then your skin cancer clinic may have recommended that you have a biopsy to check the growth out. Depending on the growth itself, the clinic may book you in for an incisional or an excisional procedure. What's the difference between the two? What Is an Incisional Skin Biopsy? If you have an incisional biopsy, then your doctor only needs to remove part of the growth for testing.

30 August 2019

Why Your Laptop May be Causing You Pain and Suffering

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Are you a laptop warrior? This is somebody who may frequently travel for work and will need to engage with their laptop in a hotel room or shared workspace in order to achieve their objectives. They may have a home office environment which is set up properly for the times when they are back at base, but they don't pay as much attention to their body's configuration when they're on the road.

20 May 2019