Monthly Archives: July 2010

Understanding Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition which causes persistent or recurring inflammation, mostly of the skin on the face. The exact cause of rosacea is unknown, but treating it at the right time can prevent it from becoming worse. Continue reading

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First Aid Tips for Burns and Scalds

Burns and scalds need immediate attention to avoid any complications after an accident. Follow these first aid tips to get information on how to treat first degree, second degree and third degree burns. Continue reading

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Basic First Aid tips for Accidents and Burns

Parents should be familiar with standard first aid tips so they can take care of their child in case of an accident or injury, such as a burn or electric shock. Here are some standard first aid tips to provide you information on what to do in the case of different accidents. Continue reading

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Scary truths about surgery

As a patient, you need to know the reasons to minimize elective surgery, as it can have serious consequences. Continue reading

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Eczema or Dermatitis

Q. What Is Eczema/Dermatitis? Eczema and dermatitis are now generally used to describe the same skin condition. Eczema is one of the commonest reasons for dry, sensitive skin, taking its name from the Greek word Eczema, meaning to boil. This … Continue reading

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Don’t panic over potty training!

Potty training is a gradual process and it can take months or even a year for your child to get comfortable with it. Give your child plenty of praise and don’t panic if your child fails in the beginning. Continue reading

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