Avoid unnecessary visits to emergency departments
February 26, 2018
It goes without saying that if you are the one suffering an acute illness, you wouldn’t want any delays in your treatment. You must also look at it the other way, meaning you should never be in the way of those requiring urgent care in EDs. You should therefore try your level best and avoid unnecessary ED visits when all you have are minor ailments that can wait. We are talking of simple things like minor coughs and colds, the odd headache, or minor bruises. Non-urgent ED visits tend to deflect focus from more deserving patients, cause crowding and contribute to endless complaints about the service.Read more .....
Health disparities persist for rural women
February 19, 2018
Women’s health is an integral part of overall health system of any country. They are the one who takes care of the health of the whole family. Good health of the children to a greater extent depends on the good health conditions of women. They are the foundation of health system/status of family/community. ‘The woman is the pilot around which the family, the society and humanity itself revolves. It is well said that ‘the hands that rock the cradle, rule the world’ so the saying goes.Read more .....
If you experience an unwanted delay in conceiving…
February 12, 2018
You have a genuine reason to get concerned after having failed to conceive for 3 years. One year is considered as the minimum period that should have elapsed prior to couples getting concerned about a potential delay in conceiving. However very young couples like yourself could always give themselves extra time, as most would still conceive within 2 to 3 years without resorting to fertility treatment.Read more .....
Simple lifestyle tips for a healthier you
January 23, 2018
When it comes to good health, there are hardly any secrets. Some people appear to breeze through life without ever suffering major ailments, while others have trouble keeping their doctors away. Granted, the constantly sick may have inherited bad genes or are just unlucky. But that’s not the whole story. The choices we make every day impact on our health. Here are some tips you already knew about but choose to ignore daily, practice them and get back to better health.Read more .....
Setting your own health standards
January 17, 2018
The definition of health is somewhat controversial.The WHO’s definition is the most quoted, stating health to be “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This definition was formalized over half a century ago, but has since been challenged by others.Read more .....