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When Are Children Old Enough to See Doctors Alone?

Your children strive for independence from an early age and grow up fast. In the blink of an eye, kids will turn from toddlers who insist on dressing themselves badly to teenagers who want to take on more adult roles. For example, at some stage in the teen years, kids are likely to ask when they can see a doctor alone. This a little more complex than putting on odd so

A Short Guide to Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is a condition where the bones in the ear grow abnormally, causing the stapes bone to fuse with the surrounding bones. As the British Tinnitus Association explains, otosclerosis is the most common cause of progressive deafness in young adults. Otosclerosis does not have a known cause, although there are many theories on why it occurs, from genetic ca

Thyroid Cancer: Practical Guidelines for Coping after Treatment

Most individuals with thyroid cancer can be treated through the surgical removal of the diseased gland. The procedure is meant to eliminate the cancerous cells in the thyroid and prevent the spread of the problem. In some cases, surgical removal of the gland might not resolve the condition. Therefore, the procedure is combined with radioactive iodine treatment fo

Spinal Pain Following Discectomy

If you've had a discectomy and are still suffering from spinal pain, your doctor may have mentioned a condition known as epidural fibrosis.  If that's you and you are wondering just what it all means, read on for more information. What Is Epidural Fibrosis?  Epidural fibrosis is the name given to the scarring that takes place at the site of surgery on back.