Archive for June, 2017
STD testing kits have contributed a lot to the medical field, and especially when it comes to dealing with sexually-transmitted diseases. Home STD testing kits changed the way people do things, making them able to do what they used to have to go to the walk in health clinics to do.
And while the clinics are still some of the best ways to get the most accurate results, STD testing kits have made getting a clear idea easier, and less daunting.
The test kits are designed to allow ordinary people to conduct the test on their own, Continue Reading No Comments
The drawers in her bathroom are a mess. You are trying to find a way to tactfully address the issue, but you know that it is a topic that you cannot avoid. Your sister has asked you to stay with her for a week while she recovers from an ankle surgery. She is able to maneuver the stairs in her two story home, but she realizes that it would be safer to have someone staying with her for a few days. The fact that your sister takes thyroid, blood pressure, asthma, and cholesterol medicine means that the bathroom drawers are obviously cluttered with several bottles. The disorganization, however, caught you off guard. Fortunately, the pills are all in their original bottles and with the detailed clinical labelling it is easy to understand the dosage.
After a few days of seeing the chaotic state of
Regardless of how one feels about the United States’ pharmaceutical industry, there’s no denying its importance and prevalence in our society. The fact is, we’re living longer, healthier lives on average, and it’s largely thanks to improved research and development of prescription drugs, much of which is done in the U.S. To give an idea of how common prescription drugs have become, In the past 30 days approximately 48.5% American citizens have used at least one prescription drug. And more than three quarters (75%) of all medical visits in the U.S. feature some sort of drug for treatment or cure.
Not only have these drugs gotten more effective and versatile, the methods by which they are packaged and delivered have improved as well. Many drugs require precise dosages and require that the
By 2025, it is estimated that there will be a need for 52,000 more primary care physicians in the United States. In order to provide quality care for an increasing number of individuals and their families, more medical students need to choose to become primary care physicians that specialize in urgent care medicine.
Hospital emergency rooms tend to be overflowing with patients that could be seen at an urgent care facility instead. Furthermore, when a medical situation isn’t life-threatening, these patients will usually have to wait longer to be evaluated and treated.
Between the years of 2003 and 2009, for example, hospital emergency room waiting periods rose from 46.5 minutes to 58.1 minutes. Currently, it is estimated that patients need to wait even longer to see a physician. Patients only
One of the most important responsibilities that one might have as an integral part of a family is to ensure that the seniors in the family have a comfortable and relaxed life, and can live out their twilight years with peace of mind and every possible care and concern that can be given to them. Old age can be a very difficult thing to come to terms with, due to the sheer number of problems that people face during this period. Along with the usual the gradation of the senses, general debilitation and loss of mobility, old age can also bring to the table the possibility of quite a number of diseases and health concerns, which can definitely degrade the quality of life that seniors can enjoy. Providing good care to seniors at home in a manner that is adequate with their requirements might not always
The comments by your wife and two teenage daughters started as a joke. Lately, however, their comments about your hearing has been full ob both concern and urgency. And while you have always assumed that your hearing difficulties were products of your surroundings and your ability to singularly focus on one task at a time, you have finally agreed to schedule a hearing test.
Even though you have made the appointment, you are apprehensive about making the appointment because you have vivid memories of your father’s ill fitting and poor functioning hearing aids. And while you assume that the available hearing equipment today is far more advanced then w