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Breast Augmentation: Myths Vs. Facts

Breast Augmentation: Myths Vs. Facts
The health and wellness industry can be filled with a lot of misleading info. Although most of us have no idea where those myths actually originated from, a lot of people end up believing them. Breast enhancement is no different. Whatever you call it (breast enlargement, implants, ‘boob job’) separating the truth from fiction can be tricky. To clear things up a bit, we’ll go over some popular myths about breast augmentation surgery, and dispel them with concrete facts. Myth: A Surgeon Will Deliver Similar Results to All Patients The fact is that even when two women go to the same surgeon ......
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How Do I Tell My Patient Her Baby Is Dead? 4 Things To Keep In Mind When Delivering The Bad News

How Do I Tell My Patient Her Baby Is Dead? 4 Things To Keep In Mind When Delivering The Bad News
Nobody likes bringing bad news to a patient, especially when the bad news involves the death of a newborn. Thousands of children die the moment they are born. Although it is rarely the fault of the medical practitioner's, a mother's grief knows no bounds. When handled incorrectly, this can lead to a long legal battle with the patient. Consider these things when telling your patient the bad news regarding her newborn: 1. Don’t make them wait A lot of times doctors will often hem and haw and take a very long time to break the news to the parents in the delivery room. Most will cite that they are......
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Massage Therapy Versus Chiropractic Care: What’s the Difference and When Should You Get Them?

Massage Therapy Versus Chiropractic Care: What’s the Difference and When Should You Get Them?
 Exercise will always be one of the things that will always be recommended for a healthy lifestyle. It’s more than just an activity that you do to stay in shape, it’s something that you should always be sure to do. And well, getting fit, and staying fit isn’t an easy task. It involves a lot of hard work as well as dogged dedication and discipline. It also involves a strength of character to power through the pain. After all, muscles develop by their repeated break down and rebuilding. And you do this by putting them under tension for a set period of time. The Source of Soreness The repe......
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How to Donate Medical Supplies

How to Donate Medical Supplies
Access to and the cost of healthcare is among the most heated debate in the United States today. With so many people who either don’t have medical insurance, or can no longer afford their premiums, the state of healthcare has become a crisis for many individuals and families around the nation. If you are fortunate enough to have medical coverage, then it can be easy to lose sight of how difficult it can be for others. Maybe you are looking for a way that you can give back and help those who don’t have the same access as you. This is where a medical donation kit can be a wonderful idea. Here is......
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5 Family Health Dieting Tips

When you’re changing your health for the better, you don’t want it to only be you that is experiencing the benefits. This is why you invite your family along on your journey to health. What about the challenges that take place? How can you help your family through those challenges? In this article, we are going to talk about 5 family health dieting tips for a successful outcome. 1. Pack Your Lunch Lunch is one of the times you are likely to get taken off guard and off-course. You’ve started the day out on the right foot by eating the breakfast you know you needed to eat, but when lunch comes a......
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