Four Things To Review With Your Doctor Before Your Breast Augmentation

Getting ready for breast augmentation surgery can be both an exciting and stressful time. While breast augmentation surgeries usually go well and are considered an outpatient procedure, having peace of mind on all aspects of your surgery and you knowing your surgeon a little better can help. Here are four details you might want to review with your doctor before surgery. 1. Reviewing Prior Client Feedback While your doctor might come highly recommended, it is a good idea to get more detailed feedback if possible. Read More 

Moving To A New City? How Can You Choose A Pediatrician?

If you're moving to a new city soon, you may already be overwhelmed by the length of your to-do list. From packing and labeling boxes (or arranging for movers) to switching your mailing address with the post office and all your financial providers, you may be worried that something crucial will slip through the cracks. Amid all the hustle and bustle of moving, finding new doctors, dentists, veterinarians, and pediatricians may fall to the bottom of your list until you find yourself facing an immediate medical need for yourself or your child. Read More 

Do You Need Contrast Dye For An MRI?

An MRI imaging scan or a Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan is a test designed to provide detailed pictures of the inside of the body. An MRI uses radio waves and a strong magnetic field to create images of organs, tissues, and other body structures. During this process, at times a contrast dye injection is needed in order to show more information. When and Why is a Contrast Dye Needed? Sometimes during an MRI imaging scan, you might need to have an injection of a dye known as contrast. Read More 

Your Skin And Radiation Therapy

Radiation treatments can be welcome when you've got cancer; you know that they are working to make you healthy. However, there are be side effects to this therapy. After your sessions, you may feel tired or nauseous. Your skin may need extra care during this period because of radiation exposure. If you find your skin becoming irritated or red and experience some burning, these tips should be used. Prep Your Skin Read More 

Stress Fractures 101

Because the feet support the weight of your entire body, it should come as no surprise that they are prone to stress fractures. A stress fracture typically occurs during overuse or repetitive activities, such as running on the treadmill or playing tennis, where the feet are hitting the ground with increased force. However, normal aging, as well as medical conditions, can also make the bones in the feet more susceptible to a stress fracture. Read More