The Journey Through Hospice

How To Better Communicate With Your Family Doctor

It is important to make sure that you are putting forth a lot of effort when it comes to the communication with your family doctor. The reason this is so important is that you need to have a clear understanding of the condition of your health, as well as understand test results or instructions from your doctor for the bettering of your health. Not sure how you can do this, you will want to take a few moments to read through the following tips. Read More 

Some Things You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

There are many men who are at risk for prostate cancer. If you don't catch prostate cancer early, the treatment can be intense, and the disease even fatal, which is why it is so important that you understand the risks of prostate cancer so you can protect yourself. Here are some things you should know. What Are the Signs of Prostate Cancer? First, it is important to know what you are looking for. Read More 

Tips For Addressing A Bee Sting

For those that spend a lot of time outside, bee stings can be a threat that they will have to face. In addition to being extremely painful, these stings can also represent dire health risks for some individuals. In order to be sure that you are responding quickly and effectively to a bee sting, there are several guidelines that can be used. Monitor The Person For Signs Of A Reaction Read More 

First Responder Tips For Using A Portable Ultrasound Machine In The Field

With the rapid advancement in medical technology, more and more first responders are being given access to valuable tools such as portable ultrasound machines. Using a portable ultrasound machine allows first responders to more quickly and accurately diagnose medical problems in the field. In addition, the portable machine can be used to assist with procedures such as IV placements and intubations. While portable ultrasound machines are low-cost and easy to use, professional training is very important. Read More 

Teach Your Teenage Daughter That She Should Rely On More Than Birth Control Pills

It's difficult for most parents to accept that their teenagers are becoming sexually active, but it's important that you avoid being in denial so that you can be a valuable ally to your teen. For teenage girls, a supportive parent may encourage them to visit the doctor to get a prescription for birth control pills. However, your work isn't necessarily finished after you know that your daughter is successfully on birth control pills. Read More