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Infrared Digital Thermometer - The Thermometer to Use When Your Child is Ill

Anyone who has had a sick child can tell you how difficult it can be to hold a child still long enough to get their temperature taken. When children are sick they do not feel like staying still long enough to take their temperature. They just want to be comforted and not bothered by holding a thermometer in their mouth or under their armpit. Sometimes when a fever is present, so is a stuffy nose. Children and adults alike have trouble holding a thermometer under their tongue with their mouth closed if they cannot breathe through their noses. This makes getting an accurate reading of their temperature a difficult challenge for anyone. Even a digital thermometer can pose the same problems.

Health Industry Revenue Up 5.7 Percent, Some Seniors Head South For Care

The Dallas Morning News reports that the U.S. Census released a report Thursday that showed health care industry's revenues grew 5.7 percent in 2008 to $1.75 trillion. The number represents 30 percent of economic activity in the U.S., according to a Census official. "The Census Bureau cites Texas as one of the most expensive states for health care. It spends $104 billion a year on Medicare and Medicaid, and the spending is increasing 7 percent annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services" (Roberson, 12/18). Meanwhile, CBS News reports that cost concerns are driving some older Americans to Mexico for their health care.

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Hemorrhoids Alternative Cures and Treatments

Hemorrhoids, or piles, can make life very difficult. If you have this condition then you will be in a fair degree of pain and constantly have an itching sensation in you anus. Hemorrhoids can be either external or internal. Today there are many hemorrhoids alternative cures and treatments that will allow you to once again have a normal life. Internal hemorrhoids occur when the piles are inside the anus, whereas external hemorrhoids are present on the outside of the sphincter. Whichever type you have will produce a large amount of discomfort. Usually the problem will not go away by itself; it will require you to get hold of a cure before you can be rid of the irritation.

Congestion Remedies - The Best Natural and Alternative Options

When you have a cold one of the worst parts is the inability to breathe properly, this can cause headaches and other problems that make you feel even worse. Most over the counter options are just not working any more. So I decided to come up with a list of those remedies that have been used for some time and are known to work. Nasal Spray The most commonly used remedy offered over the counter is a spray, these are usually placed inside your nose passage and squirted. However many effects are temporary and dont seem to offer long term benefits. Tablespoon of lemon juice. One cup of boiling water. Use teaspoon of ground sea salt. Mix them together and put into a spray bottle.

Reid's Fight To Get 60 Votes Dims Liberals' Hopes Of Compromises In Conference Committee

Although the liberals and union leaders once hoped that a House-Senate conference committee could undo some of the compromises and move the health overhaul bill more to their liking, the "titanic struggle to lock in Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) as the 60th senator for the first key test vote early Monday morning has changed all that, " Politico reports. "The need to hold Nelson and other moderates in line means major changes on the public option, abortion, taxes, Medicare and Medicaid are unlikely - and that the Senate's vision of health reform is likely to prevail over the House's in the final talks. ... House Democrats acknowledge that they will be limited in how far they can tweak the Senate compromise.

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Bleeding Hemorrhoid Treatment - Ways to Cure Hemorrhoids

There are many bleeding hemorrhoid treatment options that hemorrhoid sufferers can choose from. But before seriously considering any of these options you have to make sure that you have already consulted your physician and were able to correctly diagnose the condition. This is an important advise because bleeding can also be a symptom of more serious conditions and ailments like colon or rectal cancer. Which makes it even more imperative that you have bleeding hemorrhoid treatment right after diagnosis as hemorrhoid bleeding may mask symptoms of more serious conditions. These are some of the options for bleeding hemorrhoid treatment: CREAMS and SUPPOSITORIES Hydrocortisone creams can be bought over the counter and is used for external hemorrhoid bleeding.

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