4 Things That Occur At Child Well Visits
13 July 2015
From the time your child is born, you will have to take him or her to the doctor for well visits. A well visit is not designed to treat sicknesses, but instead it is designed to ensure that your child is growing and developing at a proper pace. If you are new to parenthood, you may be wondering what will take place at these visits. Here are four common things you will experience at each one.
Understanding Eye Exams As A Mental Health Diagnostic
1 July 2015
In recent years, mental health professionals have been working to develop a diagnostic test that relies on assessing how patient's eyes track various images and objects to make a fast, accurate diagnosis of schizophrenia. Future assessments could potentially lead to a quicker diagnosis of not only schizophrenia, but other mental illnesses as well, which will allow patients to begin efficient treatment sooner.
If you are at risk for a mental illness, you may wonder whether you can count on your regular eye exams to screen for mental health issues and whether your regular eye exams will change as a result of this research.
4 Common Vestibular Disorders Treated By Audiologists
16 June 2015
The vestibular system is a system in the body that is responsible for controlling balance as well as movement that occurs behind the eye; it is generally associated with parts of the brain and the inner ear. There are numerous disorders associated with the vestibular system that can result in negative side effects. This brief article will aim at elucidating 4 such disorders and how an audiologist, or a medical staff member that specializes in addressing the inner ear, can help you cope with such disorders, or even snuff them out completely.
Need To Know Allergy Preventative Tips For An Enjoyable Summer Barbecue
1 June 2015
Barbecuing has long been a fun American pastime between families and their friends. In fact, 80% of American households own a grill and approximately 97% of those households use their grill. Summer often sees the most grill use, particularly around the Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Memorial Day. If you are planning a summer barbecue, there are a few things you need to know to make it as fun and safe as possible, especially if anyone has any allergies.