Had A Baby A Year Ago And Still Have Baby Belly? 3 Tips To Flatten It

Having a baby makes many women put on weight and in some cases, it can be a lot of weight. Besides the weight, your body goes through many changes, such as your abdominal area stretching. Once the baby is born the abdominal area goes back to normal but often leaves behind a lot of fat and this area may be very loose. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help tighten these muscles back up again so you can feel better about your body. [Read More]

Osteoporosis Prevention Tips For Postmenopausal Women

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes the bones in the body weak and brittle, putting them at an increased risk for fracture. The condition is typically found in postmenopausal women when the amount of  estrogen, a hormone that helps protect the bones, drops drastically. Luckily, there are several things that post menopausal women can do to help eliminate or slow down the onset of osteoporosis and prevent fractures. If you are a postmenopausal woman, try doing the following: [Read More]

Choosing Between ER Or Urgent Care When Your Child Is Sick Or Injured

When your child is sick, you may be tempted to take him or her to the nearest emergency room. Knowing what is an emergency and what can be handled at urgent care can help to ensure your child gets the care needed, and it can also help to keep your medical care costs more affordable. If your pediatrician isn't available, here are a few things to consider when choosing between the ER and urgent care: [Read More]

Dealing With The Possibility Of Head Lice

If you have a child, then there is always the chance that they will come home with that dreaded letter from their school that tells you that they were exposed to head lice. If your child brings home one of these letters, then you will want to check them out good for signs of head lice. Also, there is the chance you can even get a call from the school office staff telling you that your child has been confirmed to have head lice. [Read More]