Taking Steps to Protect Your Health

What Women Need To Know About Uterine Prolapse

There are plenty of common topics that women learn about when it comes to their own reproductive health: periods, pregnancy, and menopausal changes are just a few. However, there's one alarming condition that can strike women that many women don't even know is a possibility prior to it happening: uterine prolapse. If you're a woman or worried about the health for a woman in your life, read on to learn more about this alarming problem and what can be done about it.   Read More...

4 Signs You May Have Been Bitten By A Brown Recluse Spider

If you were recently bitten by a spider while cleaning out your closet or garage, you may wonder if the culprit was a brown recluse spider. If so, look for the following four signs and symptoms that you may have been bitten by this type of spider. Burning And Itchy Skin Around The Bite Although you may not feel any pain when the spider first bites you, you may shortly afterward start experiencing a burning and itching sensation at the site of the bite, as well as the skin around it.   Read More...

Discussing Sex With Your Child For Their Protection

Many parents are horrified and disappointed when they discover that their children want to discuss sex. Some even find out that their children are sexually active when it is something they thought their children did not know about. If you are a parent, it is important to discuss this topic with your child when they reach their adolescent years. Even if the topic is difficult for you to discuss with them, you might be able to utilize family planning information to get the discussion started.   Read More...

How And Where To Get A Medical Marijuana Card

If your state has legalized medical marijuana, you'll need a marijuana card before you can buy it. Each state has its own regulations on who can get a card and how you go about it. Here is a general overview of what you can expect, but remember, you'll have to abide by the specific laws in your state, which may be different from the overview here. Where To Get A Medical Marijuana Card   Read More...

Five People To Talk With When Getting A Breast Augmentation—Other Than Your Surgeon

When getting a breast augmentation, you'll have several conversations with the surgeon who's performing your augmentation. They'll likely want to have at least one pre-surgery consultation and a post-operation follow-up, if not a couple other appointments. Your surgeon isn't the only person you should talk with when having a breast augmentation done. Here are five other people to talk with and why. Your Significant Other If you're seeing someone, you'll, of course, want to talk with them about the decision to have your breasts augmented—especially if you're sexually active together.   Read More...