Maintaining Healthy Bones Well Into Your Senior Years

Posted on: 8 April 2016

You look forward to being active in your retirement. But as you age, your bones begin to wear down faster than your body can produce new bone material. Diseases, such as osteoporosis, accelerate bone absorption, resulting in bones that are brittle and spongy. You will be at a higher risk of injury, which will keep you from being as active as you'd like. One way to maintain your bone health is to pay attention to your diet. [Read More]

Becoming A Hearing Aid Specialist: Get The Facts

Posted on: 29 March 2016

If you enjoy helping others and would like to work in the healthcare field, you have a wide range of options. One intriguing choice is to become a hearing aid specialist. The following article examines some of the key aspects of this rewarding profession.   Duties   Your primary duties will involve testing patients for hearing loss and fitting them for a hearing aid, if any aid is needed. You will use a variety of tests, which may involve computer software and specialized instruments such as an otoscope, to determine the amount of hearing loss. [Read More]

Tips For Storing Medical Marijuana

Posted on: 10 March 2016

With medical marijuana becoming legal in more states, new users have to learn the basics of the drug, such as properly storing it. If marijuana is not stored properly, it can lose some of its potency and be less effective in treating symptoms. If you are a newbie to marijuana, here are some tips for storing it.  Use an Airtight Storage Container Medical marijuana needs to be stored in an airtight storage container that does not allow in air, light, or heat. [Read More]

Three Kinds Of Medicated Nasal Sprays And What They Treat

Posted on: 29 February 2016

Nasal and sinus problems are a constant factor during cold and flu season, but they also affect people with upper respiratory problems and people with allergies. If you do not like the idea of taking a pill that affects your entire body, and you only want to treat your nose so you can breathe easier, then you might want to use a nasal spray. There are also medications that are delivered through a nasal spray or nasal mist. [Read More]