Tips For Managing A Dust Allergy

A dust allergy can be a difficult allergy to manage, since dust is just about everywhere. The allergy isn't usually caused by dust, but the mites that live in dust. The problem is that they are found everywhere. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to avoid triggering the allergy. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Use dust covers One of the most common places for exposure is in your bed, since the mites can live deep inside your mattress or pillow.

How Delicate Are Newborns?

When a baby is first born, they look impossibly tiny and fragile. Whenever you let someone hold them, you reflexively say, "Support their head!" or "Watch their arm!" First-time parents often are quite frightened of accidentally harming their child. Babies, however, are much tougher than you may think, which is a good thing for everyone involved. Head Support You will need to support your baby's head and neck for the first month, but all this act requires is to keep a hand behind the neck and lower head or to cradle the baby's neck on your arm.

3 Things That Affect The Cost Of A Medical Flight

A traumatic injury requires immediate medical attention. Every year 160,000 Americans lose their life to traumatic injuries. These type of injuries are very common and can be avoided. For this reason, many hospitals have a system in place. The main focus is to identify a critical injured patient and transport him or her to a trauma unit. Upon arrival to a trauma unit, the patient's injury is stabilized and it eventually leads to rehabilitation.

8 Tips to Care for Your Breasts During Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is often used as part of a comprehensive treatment program for breast cancer. Unfortunately, during treatment, you can experience some side effects, including redness and itchy skin. If you are currently undergoing radiation therapy, here are some tips to help you manage the skin-related side effects of treatment.   Bathe in lukewarm water. Radiation therapy can cause a sunburn-like effect on your skin. If you bathe in hot water, the irritation you are experiencing can worsen.

Three Things Gymnasts Need To Know About Ankle Instability

Ankle sprains are a common sports injury, as they make up more than 40% of all sports injuries. If you've sprained your ankle numerous times in your gymnastics career, you could develop a more serious injury, ankle instability. Here are three things gymnasts need to know about ankle instability. How does ankle instability occur? When you sprain your ankle, the ligaments within your ankle get stretched or torn. This can happen if you twist your ankle during a dismount or if you fall off an apparatus and land on your ankle.