If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you’re taking. You may not be able to communicate at all. This can make the job of emergency medical technicians more difficult, potentially even putting your life at risk. READ
The prospect of defending a thesis to a panel of discerning advisers is enough to make any Ph.D. candidate sweat. Still, I’m willing to bet most of them haven’t done it from home, via Skype video software, just five weeks after receiving a kidney transplant. READ
Riverhead orthodontist Dr. Victor Grazina knows just how much straight teeth can bolster a child’s self-confidence. READ
Self-identified “problem drinker” Romola Hodas used to attend abstinence-based Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but she stopped after deciding she didn’t want to give up alcohol altogether. READ
For the past 15 years, I’ve worn contact lenses to correct my nearsightedness, the layman’s term for myopia. During that time, I’ve noticed that laser vision correction surgery has become increasingly accessible, especially since many doctors now offer financing options for the procedure, which generally isn’t covered by health insurance. READ
“Guys don’t want to sit there and ‘om.’ They want to do stuff. They want to be active.”
If you’re suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, stress-related insomnia or anxiety, you might want to consider treating yourself to a massage. READ
As someone with an extremely fair complexion, I apply sunscreen regularly and do my best to stay out of the sun.