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Parenting Tips: How To Look After Unwell Children

No one enjoys getting sick – and this is especially true for children. A common illness like a cold has the power to leave a young child miserable. It is the parent’s responsibility to help the child and to encourage a quick recovery. Luckily, there are plenty of resources about parenting for moms and dads who want advice on the best ways to help their children. Here are some helpful parenting tips for help ...

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5 Baby Health Tips a New Mother Should Know

Having a newborn child is a blessing for any mother. But not only does it bring joy and happiness, it also brings about the responsibilities and duties of the new mother that she needs to be ready for. It is a very good thing when a mother knows the vital things that she needs to do to give her the best care that she can even if it’s still her first baby. A new mother may still be quite nervous with regards ...

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What to Do If You Get ill on Your African Holiday

Medical Needs and Exotic Locations Misconceptions have led to the widely held belief that trips to Africa take travellers into the deepest, darkest pockets of the world. First world holidaymakers often expect that the forests and plains they will visit will be accompanied by polluted water, exotic diseases and substandard health care. Whilst there are certainly regions of the continent that fit comfortably ...

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Preparing Your Home for Your First Indoor Mobility Scooter

Are you ready to reclaim your freedom by investing in an indoor mobility scooter? First, you'll have to make a few adjustments to your interior design. Bringing a scooter home for the first time might seem intimidating, but a little preparation can go a long way.  Take a tour through your house from the perspective of a mobility scooter rider to avoid surprises. First, you have to start with the right equip ...

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Tips To Prepare Your Body For An Operation

Having an operation can put a big strain on the body. A minor operation may just mean a small loss of blood and a wound to be repaired, which is not too traumatic for you or your body. But a major operation can lead physical and mental stress and it is good to prepare yourself for this. Preparing Physically:  Your body may lose blood and need to repair a large wound after an operation. The hospital sta ...

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The Mindset Shifts Required For Bodybuilding

Even though you build muscle through physical means you still need to train you mind too. It’s often said that any sport is about 20% mechanics and 80% mindset, you can know what to do but if you don’t have the right mindset chances are you will not get the body of your dreams. Bodybuilding is a lifestyle; it’s not just something that you do when you have too much free time. It’s when you dedicate yourself ...

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How To Help Your Aging Parents Feel More Independent At Home

Are your parents having trouble getting around or out of the house as they get older? Are they still independent but living with afflictions that affect mobility, such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis? Your parents might own their own home, or they may be moving in with you or a sibling, but know that there are ways to help no matter the living arrangement. You can only help your parents address obstacles ...

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Choosing a Lift Chair with Safety in Mind

It may seem strange to worry about safety regarding a simple chair, but anyone whose ability to stand requires that lifting motion knows that mobility is always a matter of safety. Dropping the remote or sliding out of position can be uncomfortable if not outright dangerous for anyone who cannot readjust due to fatigue, pain, or weakened muscles. The good news is that today's lift chairs are truly some of t ...

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How to Get a Great Deal on a Used Stair Lift

The used mobility equipment market is flooded with options. Many people who buy stair lifts or even vertical lifts need them on a short-term basis, while waiting for a major surgery or while attending physical therapy. Quick turnaround leads to better variety on the secondhand market – brand new models are just as common as the older ones, brand refurbished models are just as easy to come by as the for-sale ...

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Bringing First Class Facilities to Where They’re Most Needed

There is a crucial need for World Class hospitals overseas, particularly in many developing countries, such as Africa. Turnkey hospitals, or 'boxed' hospitals, may be one of the solutions. A turnkey hospital is one that includes everything from behind the scenes back office, to clinical and departmental operations, as well as systems for patient self-care, operated on an integrated internal network which li ...

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