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While recent male injectable birth control trials were largely successful, the test subjects experienced so many mood swings and reported so many instances of depression that scientists temporarily shelved the project. Women have more options for birth control, and they often report that they stop using a particular method of contraception due to mood swings and depressive episodes. While scientists continue to work on an injection that will curb male fertility for months — or years — at a time, women must choose between several different methods of prescribed birth control.
Birth control options include IUD, birth control pills, monthly shots, and abstinence. There are more than 600,000 American women who take a different approach to controlling fertility: they opt for a surgical tubal steriliz (more…)
Anxiety isn’t an uncommon condition. Between the stresses of work, family, relationships, career building, finances, and physical health, there isn’t always much time to focus on oneself. Recreation has become something mostly reserved for weekends and vacations, and even those can bring their own anxieties with them.
But there are ways to ease anxiety, and more people are making the time to focus on their mental well-being. Happiness training describes the ways in which people improve their capacity for happiness and optimism through mental and physical exercise. Through methods such as gratitude lessons, meditation sessions, and spiritual training, one can reduce and better control their anxiety and lead happier lives. Let’s break dow (more…)
Having an emergency of any kind with your child can be nerve wracking. It doesn’t matter if it’s a simple matter of running late to a party, having an accident in the park, needing emergency dental procedures or a trip to the ER; when it’s a kid, it’s a bigger deal than if it was an adult. It’s important to know how to handle these things in case something does happen. Let’s use emergency dental care as the example throughout this article but remember these tips can be applied to pretty much any emergency. Here’s how to handle an emergency with your child.
Keep your own emotions in check.
Children feed off of their parents’ emotions. If you are panicking because of something tha (more…)
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]