Varicose Veins: Answering A Couple Of Questions You May Be Wondering About This Condition

Circulatory problems can create a host of issues for you, and varicose veins are a common complication of this issue. However, there are many people that lack the expertise and knowledge needed to understand what they need to do about this condition. Yet, learning the following answers to some routine questions should help you to make an informed choice about minimizing the problems that these veins can create.  Are Varicose Veins More Than Just A Cosmetic Concern? Read More 

Diners, Drive-Throughs, And Drugs: Why Addiction Rates Are Rising among Hotel and Food Service Workers

Substance use and alcohol abuse are on the increase in the United States. Specifically, Americans are using more methamphetamine, and heroin, while binge drinking among men and women remains high. Treatment centers continue to help those who become addicted to drugs and alcohol through a combination of individual/group counseling and support resources. But have you ever wondered who these people are who enter substance abuse treatment centers? Chances are, you ate a burger prepared by someone with a meth problem or walked into a hotel room cleaned by someone addicted to heroin. Read More 

What To Expect Of Your Baby’s Visual Development

If you are expecting a baby, or you have a baby already, you want to learn about the visual development of infants. This way, you know just what to expect from your little one and you'll know if you should take them in to see the eye doctor. The information in this article will take you through the development of an infant's vision and help you recognize reasons for concern. Read More 

Is A Delayed Immunization Schedule Right For Your Child?

If you're a first-time parent, you may be surprised to see the ever-growing list of vaccines recommended for your tiny infant. While many of these vaccines have been in use since you were a child, they may not have been recommended at such early ages (or even given at all unless you had other health concerns). However, the benefits of a well-immunized population are immeasurable. To ensure that your child is adequately protected from illness without overloading his or her immune system, you may wish to employ a delayed immunization schedule under certain circumstances. Read More 

Gout: Pain In Your Big Toe And Your Heart?

Do you have gout? If you do, you may be at a higher risk for heart problems. There have been several studies showing the correlation between gout and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but what does this actually mean? Here is a closer look at gout, cardiovascular disease, and their relationship to each other. First of all, what is gout? Gout is a form of arthritis that often happens in the lower legs, feet, and toes. Read More