5 Not-So-Obvious Newborn Care Questions

You've read the books, gotten advice from every friend and relative who has kids, and now feel confident in your ability to parent. When the big day gets here, you have all the hospital staff you could need to help care for your new little bundle. If the first day home alone with your baby leaves you unsure, cut the confusion by asking the pediatrician a few questions. While it's likely that the books and mommy-friend advice already gave you the basics, make a list of a few not-so-obvious questions to ask the doc about newborn care. [Read More]

How To Manage Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin affliction that can cause redness, pain, itching, and pustules in extreme cases. There are several different degrees and types of psoriasis that can affect both men and women. Although there are treatments available via medication and topical applications, there are some things you can do to help minimize the effects of psoriasis without medical care. Reducing Stress Much like any other health ailment, stress can increase the severity and frequency of psoriasis flare ups. [Read More]

Sunglasses: Sexy, Mysterious And Necessary For Healthy Eyes

Many people wear sunglasses because it makes them look sexy and cool. Since Hollywood stars often hide their emotions and identity behind dark lenses, this type of eye wear lends a mysterious appeal as well. Some people never consider that sunglasses, whether they are prescription or not are vital to maintain healthy eyes and to make the skin around the eyes less prone to wrinkling and skin cancer. When to Wear Sunglasses [Read More]

Medicare, Medigap And Open Enrollment

Medicare is the federal healthcare insurance plan for those who are over the age of 65, as well as those with certain disabilities and illnesses. While Medicare provides for the needs of America's senior citizens, there are still some gaps in the system. Following is a list of the different parts of Medicare, an explanation of the Medicare supplement plan and the importance of Open Enrollment. A, B, C, D… [Read More]