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Focal vs Generalized Seizures

Although the many different types of seizures can be confusing and a little overwhelming, learning the basics is an important step. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, there are two main types of seizures: focal seizures and generalized seizures. The main difference between these two seizure types is where they begin in the brain. Basically, a focal…

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Focal vs Generalized Seizures

Kidney Transplant Complications

A kidney transplant is an important surgical procedure that can help people whose kidneys are no longer functioning properly. Like any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications involved. It is important for anyone considering any type of surgery to make this decision on as informed a basis as possible. Whether you are considering…

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Kidney Transplant Complications

Outdoor Family Activities

Throughout 2020 — and so far, through 2021 — people have gotten used to social distancing and spending most of their time at home in order to stay as safe as possible from COVID-19. However, no matter how careful one tries to be, at some point, it’s common to get cabin fever. Now that there’s…

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Quadriplegia

Being a parent involves running around after your kids. They grow up too fast and want to touch, grab, and pull on everything. And, while it can be exasperating, it also highlights their health and their ability to move their bodies. However, when a child has quadriplegia, things completely change. All of a sudden, they…

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What Hand Sanitizers Protect Against COVID-19?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we’ve all been bombarded with 24/7 news cycles. Every day, there are updates on infection rates, CDC guidelines, and what you can do in your everyday life to keep yourself and your loved ones protected. While everyone’s aware of the need for masks and social distancing, there’s also the issue of…

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What Hand Sanitizers Protect Against COVID-19?

Pediatric Colostomy: How to Provide Care at Home

One of the worst news a parent can receive is a serious medical diagnosis regarding their child. You wonder why this could be happening. You want to learn as much as you can about it to provide your baby with the best care possible. You want everyone in your household to become as familiarized as…

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Pediatric Colostomy: How to Provide Care at Home

Ventilator Maintenance Checklist

If a loved one has developed a respiratory condition, you’re well aware of the helplessness and confusion that comes along with it. These feelings can quickly develop into despair if they suffer from complications that require artificial ventilation to help them breathe. But, what exactly is a ventilator? How does it work? And how can…

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How to Prepare a Dialysis Bag

Receiving treatment for a condition can be stressful — especially when it happens to a loved one. You have to learn all about their condition as well as the different ways to treat it. Whether it’s discovering how to dress wounds properly or clean tubes thoroughly, taking care of your loved one requires learning an…

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How to Prepare a Dialysis Bag

What is Dialysis?

One of the things that is often taken for granted by most people is the ability to urinate. Just like breathing, it’s something that’s so natural, you don’t really stop to think about it. That is, until a health condition forces you to. Nothing blows a whistle on needing medical attention as finding it difficult…

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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

Anyone who’s a parent or legal guardian of a child can attest to the fact that they become your life. You love them. You do everything for them. Your heart melts any time they do something cute — and breaks every time they are going through hardship. Such is the case with chronic kidney disease. You…

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Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease
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