3 Tips For Coping With Children When A Parent Is In Rehab

When a healthy relationship between a parent and child is compromised, it can cause the child to develop responsibilities. These “duties” require them to assume a higher level of maturity that they might not be ready to take on. Infringing on the child’s emotional boundaries like this forces them to focus on being a caretaker for the parent while putting their own personal identity and social skill development on hold.

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What is the Purpose of HIPAA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is an important legislative Act affecting the US healthcare industry. When it was first introduced in 1996, HIPAA’s primary function was to address the issue of healthcare coverage for individuals between jobs. However, nowadays HIPAA is synonymous with data protection legislation

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Can You Stomach The Truth About Your Digestive Health?

Being in tune with your body means recognising when things don’t feel good and knowing what is normal for you. The digestive system makes up a huge portion of your body, so when things don’t feel quite right, you’ll know about it quite quickly. So, what should you be looking for when it comes to a healthy gut?

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Facelift vs. Injectables: What Do They Do?

If any procedure has become synonymous with a person’s desire to look younger, it’s the facelift. Portland-based board certified plastic surgeons Dr. Kathleen Waldorf and Dr. Rachel Streu have watched over the years as the term has gone from describing just the rejuvenating surgery to being used in any situation where something is getting a fresh look.

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5 Important Factors To Consider Before Purchasing A Water Filter

The market is flooded with various types of water purifiers. These water filtration systems range from simple water filters to complicated purifiers; they utilize membrane technology for purification followed by disinfection using UV lamp filters. Most people do not know the right water filter to choose for their home. If you are considering buying a whole-house water filter, here are tips to help you out before you make a purchase

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Running On Empty: The Hidden Dangers Of Exhaustion

In an ideal world, we would all sleep soundly for between 6 and 8 hours every night. The reality is that this is not always possible. It’s very common to experience disturbances in sleep patterns, especially if you have young children, you work shifts, or you’ve been traveling. If you don’t sleep well, it’s completely normal to feel tired the next day. What’s not normal is to experience fatigue or lethargy if you do get enough sleep or to find it difficult to sleep on a regular basis

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Family Health Checks You Need To Be On Top Of

Keeping tabs on our family's health can feel like lots of appointments that span over the year. There is always something to be thinking about, and it can be easy to forget where you have been, and what needs to be booked. It’s understandable, after all, we only want to do the best by our family and to make sure everyone is healthy and happy. Keeping yourself organized is the key to success.

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Healthy Ways To Treat Varicose Veins!

Most women have a fear of the “grandma disease” that is also known as varicose veins that affects more than 30% of women. These are bumpy bluish veins that appear on the legs and ankles, and are something that affect the young and the old. It is a problem that affects not only the health but the confidence of many women who forgo wearing their favorite leg-baring skirts, dresses and shorts to hide the unsightly blue larger blood vessels that that invade their legs and ankles and stick out from the skin like raised tunnels.

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Beauty Treatments of the Future

The future of beauty may be closer than you think. Innovations in skin care, makeup and medical spa procedures are changing the ways we turn back the clock. Treatments are becoming faster, easier, and less invasive, and they pose fewer risks of unwanted side effects. So, what are some of the most exciting and promising therapies? Here are our top picks...

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Thinking About A Facelift? Start With Realistic Expectations

Even if you've been diligent about applying the creams, serums, gels, powders and potions du jour from the anti-aging skin care aisle, at some point the over-the-counter remedies can't keep turning back the clock. And when the at-home treatments no longer produce the desired result, it's time to consider...

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