3 Signs You May Have Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid gland does a lot of important jobs in your body. For example, this gland manages your metabolic rate and contributes to the healthy functioning of your heart, digestion, muscles and bones. Generally, you don't notice that your thyroid is even there unless it develops a problem. While many thyroid conditions are harmless and easily treated, some are more serious. For example, some people develop cancer in their thyroid. What are the signs that you may have a problem? Read More 

Helping a child with ADD succeed at school

Many parents are afraid to get their distractable child assessed for Attention Deficit Disorder (or 'ADD') as they fear their child may become overmedicated and labelled as a trouble maker. However, getting your child assessed and formally diagnosed can be a start in helping your child to succeed at school. Here are some things that can be done at school to help your child focus.  Sitting away from doors and windows Read More 

Different Methods of Mole Removal You Could Consider

Moles refer to skin growths that typically have a black or brownish appearance. They occur when the cells in your skin that contain melanin begin to develop clusters rather than spreading out in your skin. Generally, most moles tend to be benign, and people want them removed simply for aesthetics. However, some moles can be cancerous, and these have to be eliminated as soon as possible. This is why it is prudent to always have a dermatologist examine your mole to determine whether it is malignant or benign. Read More 

Surprising and Often Overlooked Tips for Good Oral Health

Most people know that for good oral health, they need to brush and floss their teeth regularly. These are certainly very important steps for taking proper care of your teeth and your gums, but they're not the only things you can do to keep your mouth healthy and to make your teeth as strong as possible. While a dentist can give you personalized advice for your own oral health, note a few other tips for how to care for your teeth and gums in between dental visits. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatric Hearing Aids

Impaired hearing is a condition that affects people of all ages. In a large number of cases however, hearing problems begin during the childhood years of an individual. Early detection of impaired hearing in children allows them to adopt the use of hearing aids in good time so as to facilitate continued development of the child's speech and language skills. Parents dealing with a hearing-impaired child for the first time are bound to have a number of questions about the use of hearing aids. Read More