3 Reasons To Consider Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

You may not know about gas permeable (GP) contact lenses or have biases against them if you haven't tried them as an alternative to soft contact lenses. Although GP lenses have been around for a while, they are not as popular as soft lenses. There are several reasons you should speak with your eye doctor about trying out or switching to GP lenses. Overall Comfort The belief that GP lenses are less comfortable to wear than soft contact lenses is only partially true. Read More 

Heart Problems and Stress: The Correlation and How to Reduce Your Risks

Life is full of surprises, and many of these surprises are not exactly pleasant or desired. Events that are unpleasant can lead to stress, and stress can lead to a lot of different health problems. Among the issues stress can cause, heart issues are some of the most serious. If you have been experiencing a lot of stress and want to avoid developing heart problems, you will need to find ways to relieve the stressful feelings. Read More 

5 Facts Regarding The Flu

From the common cold or an ear infection to a sprained ankle or an annoying cough that will not go away, you may visit your doctor periodically over the course of a year. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and care into preventing or treating the flu. Considering that an estimated 15 percent of the population can develop the flu in any given year, proper understanding of this dangerous condition is key. Read More 

Has Chemo Treatment Left You With A Catheter? How Can You Keep Your Medical Costs Low?

If you're like most who work outside the healthcare fields, your knowledge of urinary catheters is limited to daytime medical supply commercials or perhaps a single experience following a c-section or other medical procedure. However, a cancer diagnosis can turn many of your preconceived notions about health upside down, and after undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment, you may find yourself requiring the services of a urinary catheter for the foreseeable future. What should you know about using a catheter, and how can you keep your most recent medical development from breaking the bank when it comes to supply costs? Read More 

6 Ways To Prevent Skin Cancer When You’re Fair-Skinned

1 in 5 people will get skin cancer in their lifetime, and the odds are even higher if you are fair-skinned. This is because paler skin tones contain less melanin, which can help guard against dangerous UV rays. If not caught in time, skin cancer can spread from skin cells to the lymph nodes and other organs, greatly increasing its danger. Luckily, even if you have fair skin there are specific things you can do to prevent skin cancer. Read More