3 Things Your OB-GYN Will Do For You At Your 6 Week Postpartum Checkup

6 weeks after the delivery of your baby, you will be scheduled to visit your OB-GYN in order for them to give you a full checkup. This checkup is important for both physical, as well as mental reasons. This article will discuss 3 things your OB-GYN will do for you at your 6 week postpartum checkup, and why they are important. Vaginal Checkup If you have a vaginal delivery, your OB-GYN will check to make sure that things are healing up nicely in your vaginal area. Read More 

Answers To Basic Questions About Treating Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are a source of numerous dental problems for an almost countless number of patients. In addition to being painful when they come in, the emergence of wisdom teeth can create major cosmetic and functional problems for the mouth. Not surprising, it is usually required to remove these teeth before these issues can emerge. However, many patients are not familiar with this routine problem, and as a result, there are likely a couple of questions about their wisdom teeth that they need addressed. Read More 

When Children’s Immune Systems Misbehave: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Many people believe that arthritis is a disease that generally only affects the elderly. While this is generally true of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is a variety of arthritis where the immune system works improperly and harms the joints in the body. Unlike osteoarthritis, this disease can strike children as well. This guide will explain what juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is, what the symptoms are, who's the most vulnerable and what you should do if you suspect your child is affected. Read More 

Do You Love Red Meat? How The Lone Star Tick Could End Your Love Affair With Red Meat Forever

If you're a meat lover, you probably enjoy a cooked-to-perfection steak, burgers on the grill, and tender filet mignon as part of your regular diet. You may be accustomed to eating red meat on a regular basis and can't imagine life without a good steak. However, one bite from a tiny insect could end your love affair with red meat forever.   Little insect, toxic bite The Lone Star tick is a tiny insect found across the east, southeast, and southcentral United States. Read More 

3 Symptoms Of Food Allergies That You Might Not Be Aware Of

If you have a food allergy, you might have the normal symptoms that allergies bring. For instance, you might get hives, a rash, breathing problems, and vomiting immediately after eating the food. What many people don't realize is that there is a wide range of symptoms for food allergies and intolerance. Many people have food aversions without even realizing it because they are not familiar with the symptoms. Here are some of the less common known symptoms. Read More