Results for "Wound Care"

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Bad Vehicle Injury? You May Need Microvascular Flap Surgery.
If you’ve had an accident that’s caused extreme tissue damage — the kind that store-bought products can’t fix — then microvascular flap surgery might be...
Dec 29
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Diabetes Wound Care: Tips for Healing and Prevention
While a small cut or scrape is no big deal for some, for those with diabetes, it can lead to serious complications. When you have diabetes, a number of...
Dec 07
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5 Times When You Need More than a Band-Aid for That Cut or Scrape
Cuts and scrapes happen all the time. From a mishap with a kitchen knife to a fall on the playground, you probably have Band-Aids on hand so you can treat...
Dec 04
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Avoid Swelling: 5 Tips to Prevent Lymphedema
If you’ve undergone lymph node removal surgery or other cancer treatments like radiation, it’s important to know about the risk for swelling called lymphedema....
Oct 24
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5 Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy When You Have Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you must take good care of your feet. That’s because diabetes can cause nerve damage where you lose feeling in your feet. Without...
Oct 06
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10 Dos and Don’ts Before You Getting Your Body Pierced
From your ears and eyebrows to navels, nipples and genitals, there are lots of unique ways to express yourself these days with body piercings—whether it...
Sep 25
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What is MRSA? Five Things You Need to Know
Pro football players, college wrestlers and active-duty military are some of the strongest, most physically fit people in the world, yet even they’re not...
Sep 18
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Bad Sunburn? Eight Tips to Treat and Find Some Relief
Oops, you did it again. You spent too much time in the sun, and now you look like a human lobster. In a perfect world, we’d lather up with sunscreen before...
Aug 01
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First Aid Kit Essentials and Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves
As a mom, usually a Band-Aid and a kiss can make any child’s ouchie better, but it’s still important to be ready for any of life’s ups and downs, sprains...
Apr 26
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Follow These 5 Steps to Treat a Dog Bite
Even in a dog-friendly world, things can get unfriendly once in a while. If you or your child have a run-in with a scared or aggressive dog, Jasjot Johar,...
Nov 23