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Blue Light Protection And Age-Related Macular Degeneration

23 Mar

Age-related macular degeneration is one of the most common causes for loss of vision. Approximately 2.5 percent of white Americans at least 50 years old–and about 14 percent of white Americans at least 80 years old–suffer from this condition, which destroys the part of the eye responsible for central vision. Certain steps may help limit […]

Suffering From Osteoporosis-Related Back Problems At A Young Age? What Are Your Options?

27 Feb

Even if you’ve long been aware that you fall into one of the demographic groups most at risk of developing osteoporosis – Asian or Caucasian, female, and slight of build – you may assume that these risks only really develop after menopause. However, this isn’t always the case, and those who develop osteoporosis at a […]

Exposed To Beryllium At Work & Have A Family? Here’s What You Need To Know

24 Jan

If you are employed in an industry that processes beryllium, it is important to monitor your health and the health of everyone in your household. Beryllium can cause serious health implications, even to those who come in contact with beryllium compounds through secondhand contact. Here’s what you need to know. Industries that process beryllium Beryllium […]

4 Treatment Options For Eczema

06 Jan

Eczema, also called dermatitis, is a chronic inflammation of the skin. People with this condition have dry, crusted, itchy skin. Eczema can’t be cured, but there are many treatments available to help you manage the symptoms, ranging from home remedies to medical treatments. Here are four treatments for eczema. Moisturizer The dry skin associated with […]

8 Ways To Manage And Cope With The Pain Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

03 Oct

Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of the most disabling types of arthritis, affecting 1.3 American’s per year, and causes daily pain, depression and sometimes even anger.  Although there is no current cure, there are 8 things that you can do daily to help you to better manage and cope with the pain you are feeling from […]

Updating Personal Information In EHR: Medical Practice Legal Responsibilities

03 Oct

Medical practices in the United States must now follow strict regulations about the way they handle patient data. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) aims to protect the security and privacy of patient data held in computerized systems and electronic health records (EHR). If your medical practice stores patient information electronically, patients will […]

4 Breast Conditions That Are Commonly Mistaken As Cancer

02 Oct

It is estimated that one in every eight women will develop breast cancer throughout their lifetime. Of this, around 17% of patients will die from the condition. These statistics highlight the severity of the condition and how crucial it is to undergo regular breast screening with experienced doctors. However, many women believe that any symptom […]