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Health Tip: Don't Get Burned by Kitchen Accidents

injuries occur each year in the United States, the American Burn Association says. The Federal ... Emergency Management Agency suggests how to help prevent burns and scalds in the kitchen: Place

Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2018

published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . The study included 31 ... the labels of generic ibuprofen products, CNN reported. The other 17 men in the study took a

Getting into a Car with Crutches

*Crutches Get in Car Steps ... These images show how to safely get into a car with crutches. Step-by-Step Getting into a Car with Crutches

Warm Apple and Cool Ice Cream

cinnamon ½ cup low-fat vanilla ice cream Directions Take the apple and cut it in half. Remove ... core. Sprinkle raisins over the apple, and place it on a baking sheet. Bake it in the oven for 15

Exercise: Making the Most of Your Time

get you started! Exercise: Making the Most of Your Time Your exercise goal is 30 minutes on most ... day. You'll still get all of the benefits of exercise. Use your whole body Aerobic exercise ... 85147; exercise: getting the most from your 30 minutes; how to get the most from your exercise in 30 minutes; 30 minute exercises

Understanding Restraints

within the patient’s reach when a restraint is in place. Remove the restraint as soon as it is no ... questions or concerns, talk to the healthcare provider. Understanding Restraints Restraints help keep ... 83286; understanding restraints; restraints; vest restraints; restraints, vest; mitt restraints; restraints, mitt; wrist restraints; restraints, wrist

Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Get In and Out of a Car

*Walker In Out Car Dc ... you when you get in and out of a car. (Note: If you have had your hip replaced, you may need special ... instructions. Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Get In and Out of a Car Your healthcare ... discharge instructions using a walker to get in and out of a car; discharge instructions for using ... a walker to get in and out of a car; using a walker; walker use; using a walker to get in an

Lumbar Disk Replacement

Artificial Disk Replacement in the Lumbar Spine ... A lumbar disk replacement involves replacing a worn or degenerated disk in the lower part of the ... spine. Lumbar disk replacement involves replacing a worn or degenerated disk in the lower part of your

Treatment for Hydrocephalus in the Newborn

Hydrocephalus in the Newborn ... brain tissue. In some cases, a healthcare provider drains the fluid and protects the brain. Common ... treatments are described on this sheet. The baby stays in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) during ... 88215; treatment for hydrocephalus in the newborn; cerebrospinal fluid; csf; brain; ventricles ... diversion; hydrocephalus; hydrocephalus in the newborn; treatment for hydrocephalus; information on hydrocephalus; enlarged head in the newborn

Fitting a Hearing Aid

*Hearing Aid Fit ... . Making a mold of your ear The hearing aid must be fitted to the shape of your ear. A poor fit can ... cause sound feedback. It can also cause irritation in the ear canal. A mold of your ear canal may ... 83644; fitting a hearing aid; how to fit a hearing aid; hearing aid fit

Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) in the Premature Infant

PVL in the Premature Infant ... Leukomalacia (PVL) in the Premature Infant What is PVL Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a ... softening of brain tissue near the ventricles. These are fluid-filled chambers in the brain. The ... 88233; periventricular leukomalacia pvl in the premature infant; NICU; neonate; neonatal intensive ... ; pediatric; preterm newborn; ped1160; neurology issues in the premature infant; periventricular leukomalacia

For New Mothers: Staying Fit After Delivery

*Delivery After Stay Fit ... Mothers: Staying Fit After Delivery After you deliver your baby, you can start to exercise when you ... pelvic muscles. To do them, squeeze the muscles that you use to stop passing urine (do not do this ... 88724; for new mothers staying fit after delivery; giving birth; exercises after pregnancy; staying ... fit after giving birth; obstetrics; gynecology; ob/gyn

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Testing for Blood in the Stool

stool. For the FIT, you take the samples from stool in the toilet bowl. The process may take several ... stool or feces. Testing for blood in the stool is one way to screen for colorectal cancer

Dealing with Violence in the Workplace: The Aftereffects

Violence in Workplace: Aftereffects ... You saw, or were involved in, a violent event at work. The event is over. But it may still affect ... your daily life. Here are common reactions and information on help. Dealing with Violence in the ... 84361; dealing with violence in the workplace, the aftereffects; workplace violence, aftereffects; violence, workplace, aftereffects

Teens and Smoking: Do you Know the Truth?

The Truth: Teens and Smoking ... . Facts about smoking Smoking is addictive. Even if you only smoke once in a while, you can still get ... chemicals that cause cancer. Some of the chemicals are even used in bug spray. Smoking is deadly ... 87527; hpr1053; teens and smoking do you know the truth; smoking addiction; smoking habit; harm of ... smoking; harmful; nicotine addiction; chemicals in cigarettes; cigarettes and teens; health effects

Preventing Falls in the Home

Falls in the Home An adult or child can fall for many reasons. If you are an older adult, you may ... . Bathrooms Make bathrooms safer by doing the following:  Install grab bars in the tub or ... or1311; 87093; preventing falls in the home; gerontology issues; elderly home care; risks for falls ... in the home; home safety for falls; home safety for elderly; floors; bathrooms; lighting; home

Recognizing the Signs of Substance Abuse in Teens

action. Your healthcare provider can help. Recognizing the Signs of Substance Abuse in Teens ... them fit in. Or they may believe it will make them more relaxed and outgoing. Curiosity. It's ... 85043; Recognizing the signs of substance abuse in teens; signs of substance abuse in teens ... ; teenage substance abuse, signs; how to recognize substance abuse in teens; substance abuse in teens

Hepatitis C: Getting Support

*Hepatitis C Get Support ... others with hepatitis C may help you feel more in control. Join a support group or try the resources ... . Treatment will decrease or eliminate your risk of getting complications from the hepatitis C virus ... ; hepatitis c; hepatitis c infection; hep c; preventing the spread of hepatitis c; managing hepatitis c ... ; managing the side effects of hepatitis c; support for hepatitis c; support groups for hepatitis c

Fitting Your Crutches

*Crutches Fit ... , or physical therapist (PT) to check the fit. Getting to know your crutches Crutches are often ... ) side unless told otherwise. The crutches fit if: You can put 2 to 3 fingers between your armpit

Staying Fit the Old-fashioned Way

bathroom, especially if it's upstairs. Get in the habit of sweeping your sidewalk and scrubbing your ... The major culprit behind the U.S. decline in physical activity may be our own high-tech and ... exercise, exercise program, modern exercise, staying fit, old-fashioned exercise, manual exercise, lethargy


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