Getting Rid Of Lice In The Age Of Super Lice

With up to 12 million children in the U.S. becoming infected with head lice each year, products and services that claim to get rid of lice are a big business. In 2015, a study came out that showed that some of the lice in at least 25 of the states of the U.S. are resistant to the most common over-the-counter medications used to treat head lice in kids. These products kill lice due to the permethrin they contain, which is a chemical that comes from chrysanthemums. Read More 

How Anxiety Sufferers Can Help A Medical Marijuana Doctor Make A Proper Assessment

Medical marijuana is frequently prescribed to alleviate physical pain related to a number of ailments. Not everyone is aware that cannabis may be prescribed - under certain conditions - to anxiety sufferers. While not completely accepted by the entire medical community, research suggests that medical marijuana may potentially reduce anxiety through its effect on the nerve cells. While legal in certain states, medical marijuana is hardly an over-the-counter product. An anxiety sufferer does have to apply for medical marijuana through a session with a doctor. Read More 

5 Healthcare Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

You're ready to join the workforce. That is, you're ready to join the workforce right now. Healthcare jobs offer opportunities galore and many times without a college degree. Which medical careers can you get a jump start in – minus four or more years in college? Nursing There are a few different routes to becoming a registered nurse. Some RN's do have a four-year degree. And, some advanced practices nurses have graduate degrees. Read More 

3 Things to Know If Your Toddler Has Delayed Speech

Your baby's pediatrician will begin asking you about the number of words your baby says when he or she reaches the age of 9 or 12 months old, and the doctor will continue asking this question at the next few appointments. This is done to make sure your child's speech is developing at a proper pace. However, many children have delayed developments with their speech. If your child is not meeting the milestones your doctor discusses with you, there are several things you should know. Read More 

Infantile Eczema: How It Can Lead to Asthma and Food Allergies

Infantile eczema is a very common skin rash and has been found to be linked to asthma as children grow older. This is known as the atopic march in the medical field. Fortunately, parents may be able to slow or halt the progression of the atopic march. Here's what you need to know. Skin damaged by infantile eczema produces TSLP Thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) is a substance that researchers have found is produced and released in the body when the infantile eczema of the inflicted child causes damage to their skin. Read More