Understanding Some Of The More Surprising Symptoms Of Child Asthma

If you have a school-aged son or daughter, then you like pay close attention to the health of your child. As you notice each cough and sniffle, you may not realize that some of the symptoms may be pointing to your son or daughter developing asthma. Asthma is a serious disease that requires attention and management with the help of a pediatrician. If you want to know about some of the more surprising symptoms of asthma, keep reading. Read More 

3 Types Of Brachytherapy And Which One Is Right For You

Brachytherapy is a type of internal radiation that's used to treat breast cancer following a lumpectomy. Its purpose is two-fold: treat any possible microscopic cancer cells left behind and prevent the tumor from coming back. If your doctor has discussed this as a possible treatment option, you may wonder how it's done. Here are the three types of brachytherapy currently used and how to decide which one is best for you. Read More 

Steps To Take When Your Child Has A Suspected Broken Bone

Whether from falling out of a tree, crashing on a bicycle, or playing sports in the backyard, children can easily end up breaking a bone. If so, an otherwise quiet afternoon will be turned upside down as you load the child into the car and take him or her to your local urgent care center. If you haven't been through this process before, you'll have to work hard to stay calm — after all, the more panicked you are, the more upset your child may feel. Read More 

How To Prepare For An Emergency Hospital Trip Long Before You Need One

Nobody wants to land in the emergency room with a friend or relative who seems to be having serious medical problems at any hour of the day -- or night -- but it's the sort of thing that you can make a little easier to handle if you anticipate what you might need to have handy when you dial 911. Here are some things to consider. 1. Is is really important to do this? Read More 

When And How A CT Scan Is Done For Breast Cancer

Your doctor as a variety of tests to rely on for diagnosing breast cancer and to identify its stage. One of those tests is the CT scan. A CT scan is a type of X-ray that allows your doctor to see inside your body. It reveals more information than a standard X-ray, and it produces images in 2D so your doctor can more easily pick up on tumors and metastasized cancer. Read More