The Importance of Selecting a PCP When You Have a Rheumatic Disease

When you have a rheumatic disease, your relationship with your primary care physician (PCP) is more important because they are part of your disease-management team. Being more selective about your PCP can improve your satisfaction with your overall healthcare and improve management of your condition. Reducing Access Problems Access to a rheumatologist can be difficult for some patients. One concern is living in an area where you must travel great distances to reach a specialist, but things are also difficult when there are few rheumatologists in the area and the few specialists available are often backlogged with patients. Read More 

How Palliative Care Can Help A Person Suffering From Muscular Dystrophy

There is no cure for muscular dystrophy, and watching your spouse suffer through it can be difficult, especially when the doctors tell you there is nothing more they can do. If you are in this position and want to make sure the rest of your spouse's life is as comfortable, happy, and satisfying as possible, you may want to consider looking into palliative care. Here are three questions you may have about palliative care. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About Saline Nasal Spray

Saline nasal spray is one of the most frequently used types of nasal sprays. This type of spray can be used when you have a cold, allergies or a dry nose. However, if you aren't very familiar with this type of spray, you may have many questions about it. Getting answers to your questions will better help you to understand when this type of nasal spray can be used, how you can make your own and how to properly clean the nasal bottle to prevent the spread of germs. Read More 

5 Myths Regarding Your Child’s Eye Health And Care

Throughout your life, you've probably seen a lot of myths presented as facts. It's easy to start believing them, especially if you've heard them all your life. However, when it comes to the health and care of your child's eyes, you need to distinguish fact from fiction. Check out these five common myths regarding eye health and care for children. Myth #1: A Child Who Passes a School Vision Screening Doesn't Need an Eye Exam Read More 

How At-Home Healthcare Services Can Be Beneficial After Knee-Replacement Surgery

At home healthcare is a service you can obtain on a short-term or long-term basis, and it is ideal if you are preparing for a knee-replacement surgery. Getting a knee replaced can be a difficult surgery to recover from, and you will need help during your recovery period. This is why you may want to look into hiring an at-home healthcare company to assist you for a while after the surgery. Read More