3 Tips For Getting Immunizations Before Leaving For Peace Corps Service

If you are considering applying to serve as a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps, one of your main concerns during the application process may be whether you will pass the medical screening required by the Peace Corps. In recent years, the order of the application process has shifted and now the medical screening takes place after an applicant receives their invitation to serve as a volunteer. This can limit the amount of time that you have to complete your medical paperwork before you are scheduled to leave for service. [Read More]

Flow, Interrupted: 3 Menstrual Irregularities To Tell Your Doctor About

Primary care is hugely important in gynecology -- as the health of your reproductive system tends to be cyclical, it's crucial to visit a doctor who knows your health history personally to ensure that nothing gets overlooked or ignored. When it comes to your menstrual cycle, it can be hard to tell what's normal and what you should tell your doctor about. If you're wondering exactly when an odd cycle becomes abnormal and needs to be tracked and reported, then here are a few menstrual conditions you may want to know about. [Read More]

Treating Common Injuries In Small Children

If you take care of small children at home or at a preschool, you need to be aware of injuries that can arise when they are first learning how to walk. Injuries can occur very quickly, so it is important to know how to treat them properly if one occurs. Here are some of the more common injuries in toddlers and how to care for them. Scrapes And Cuts When a child is learning to walk, they will not yet be steady on their feet and may wobble quite a bit. [Read More]

Gentle Approach To Losing Inches

Most people find it difficult to stay on a restrictive diet for long, and even if they lose weight, they gain it back soon afterwards. Not only that but they lose muscle and gain fat, thus finding themselves in a worse shape than before. Common wisdom dictates that you need to make lifestyle changes that you can live with for the rest of your life: Eat Less Fat and Refined Foods [Read More]