Results for "Wound Care"

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Fire Up the Grill, But Don’t Forget These Safety Tips
When the weather heats up, so do our grills. Backyard barbeques, or BBQs, are a dietary staple in the summertime, but they can be dangerous too if you...
Jun 28
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The Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Athlete’s Foot
Our poor feet. They carry our weight, they keep us upright, they give clues about our overall health. But they’re often neglected. (If only they weren’t...
Feb 02
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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