When Feeling Bad Isn’t Just A Fluke: Family Doctor Recommendations For Treating Flu In Children

Because the flu is caused by a virus, it can be difficult to treat effectively. In fact, there is no real cure for the flu. Parents who have to watch their child mired in full blown flu misery may feel some pretty acute sympathy pains themselves. Fortunately, there is plenty your family medicine provider can do to help your child overcome the flu. Here are a few things your doctor, like one at Better Family Care Practice, may recommend to get your little one on the road to faster recovery. Read More 

Going From No Teeth To A Whole Mouthful: How To Eat With Your New Dental Implants

For people who have lost all their teeth, or those who have to get all their teeth removed, full mouth dental implants can be quite an abrupt change. If you lived without teeth for any length of time, you probably had to make some adjustments to your eating habits, and those changes may be fully ingrained now. You may have even gone months or years without eating anything more challenging than pudding or yogurt due to sensitive gums. Read More 

4 Reasons Home Health Care May Be A Good Fit For Your Loved One

If you have a loved one who is requiring more daily care as he or she ages, it may be time to look into paid care services. It can be rather difficult to provide care alone as a family, especially if work responsibilities keep you busy often. Luckily, there are many great care options available. It's important to carefully decide on one so that it's a great fit for your loved one. Read More 

Why Do You Need An OB/GYN?

Most women are told from an early age that they need to have an OB/GYN. To give you a better idea why your OB/GYN plays such an integral role in your health and well-being as a woman, here is an overview of what an OB/GYN is and how they can help you: What is an OB/GYN? An OB/GYN is actually a doctor in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology. Obstetrics revolves around childbirth, while gynecology deals with the health of the female reproductive system. Read More 

Six Things To Avoid To Maintain Your Vision As You Age

Most people find that their vision becomes less and less sharp as they age. Although some vision loss is inevitable as one grows older, there are certain risks you can avoid if you'd like to keep your eyes in good condition no matter how old you get.   The following are a few things that can harm the eyes of aging individuals: Obesity Obesity can be harmful to the eyes because it can increase one's chances of developing diabetes. Read More