How to Treat a Broken Bone: A Guide

There are 206 bones in adults and 231 in infants and children. With that many bones, it’s no wonder that there are times when we accidentally may break a bone or two. But, just how to treat a broken bone once it’s happened is the real question. By the time you’ve finished looking through our … Continued

5 Best Practices for Wound Care at Home

It doesn’t matter how severe your wound is; without proper wound care, you could end up with infections, fevers, or worse. Nearly everyone experiences open wounds at some point, and most are harmless enough to be treated at home. But how should you approach open wound care or burn wound care, and how do you … Continued

When to Seek Medical Attention for a Burn: 5 Major Signs

Did you know that most burns occur either at home or in the workplace? Some burns are worse than others. There are many circumstances when you might burn yourself in which you won’t need any medical help. It’s not always so obvious when you need to consult a doctor about your burns. Of course, third-degree burns require medical … Continued

How to Deal With Winter Colds: 5 Ways

Did you know that humans harbor around 1,500 germs on every square centimeter of their skin? If you ever needed more motivation to remember to wash your hands regularly, this fact can help you stay clean. Even if you have the best personal hygiene habits, you can still get sick at any time. Winter is a … Continued

The Benefits of Digital X-Rays

If you’ve spent any amount of time getting x-rays, then you know just how tedious it is. Especially when you’re hurting. In order to get a comprehensive overview of your condition, you typically need to have several images done from many different angles. But with digital x-rays, that is no longer the case. How Digital X-Rays Work A … Continued

Common Ear Infection Symptoms to Watch Out For

Ear infections are most commonly associated with children. In fact, 5 out of 6 children will experience at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. However, that doesn’t mean that adults don’t get them. But they can be tough to diagnose, especially during cold and flu season. Ear pain can … Continued