• What You Need to Know about Taking Hepatitis C Drugs in Hopes of Curing Yourself

    Hepatitis C used to be a death sentence, but, in the past several years, it's turned into a disease that, while difficult to treat, is treatable. You have to be aware of what goes into the treatment, as the side effects can be unwelcome. Do not let any of this put you off getting treatment, though; if you let the hepatitis C run rampant, you'll only end up with worse pain and more medical bills.

  • Problems Driving? 3 Signs Vision Problems Might Be Interfering With Your Driving

    It's never easy admitting that you have vision problems, especially if you've always had perfect vision. Unfortunately, vision problems tend to come with age. If you've been putting off having your vision tested, you should stop and schedule an appointment. You might not realize this, but your vision problems could be affecting the way you drive, which could be putting your life—and the lives of others—in jeopardy. Here are three signs that your vision problems are interfering with your ability to drive.

  • Treatment Tips If Your Child Has an Eating Disorder

    If your child has an eating disorder, you might be going through a very difficult time and not know what to do. Here are some treatment tips to get you started. 1. Take Your Child in for a Full Checkup Depending on how long your child has been engaging in eating-disordered behaviors, he or she might have done some damage to his or her body. If your child is a girl and has lost so much weight that her period has stopped, then she might have developed osteoporosis.

  • Laser Body Sculpting: Myths Busted -- Get The Facts

    Non-surgical methods of body contouring are on the rise now more than ever. If you're like most consumers, the idea of non-invasive body augmentation with zero downtime is appealing. Laser body sculpting offers just that. It involves targeting stubborn areas of fat with low-level lasers to essentially melt the fat under your skin. Once the fat cells collapse, your body's natural filter system removes them. If you're considering this exciting new procedure, here's what you need to know.

  • What Can You Do About Occupational Asthma?

    Occupational asthma, or work-related asthma, is a controllable condition that is the result of being exposed to certain chemicals or substances. The reaction you could experience from exposure to the allergen can vary. If you suspect that you have occupational asthma, here is what you need to know.  What Type of Reaction Can You Have? Occupational asthma can manifest in various ways, including an allergic reaction. An allergic reaction can include shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and eye irritation.