Author Archives: Louise Savoie

Tracheostomy: What Is It and What Causes It

What Is Tracheostomy? According to Stanford Children’s Health, tracheostomy is a medical procedure that involves creating a hole in the neck that extends to the trachea or windpipe to allow safe breathing. A tracheal disorder is usually caused by acute … Continue reading

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Speech Disorders: What Causes Them?

The ability to communicate well is necessary to relay your message. Otherwise, there would be a misunderstanding and confusion between you and your listener. What causes a speech disorder? Speech disorders are often caused by a degenerative disease, stroke, head … Continue reading

What the Color of Your Urine May Indicate

The human body is very fascinating. In many different ways, the body tries to manifest how healthy it is through what is observable by the human eye. One of these ways is through urine color. Like the eyes, urine color … Continue reading

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Possible Consequences of Skipping Medications

Doctors do not prescribe your medicines in vain. The primary purpose of your medicines is to treat your illnesses. They are also strictly prescribed by your doctor. Thus, you cannot merely take your medications the way you want to. They … Continue reading

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How to Spot if Your Loved Ones has Hypothermia

With the seasons getting ever so colder, the risk of getting hypothermia becomes more and more real. Hypothermia refers to a medical condition that occurs when the body begins to lose heat faster than it can produce it. This causes … Continue reading

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The Responsibilities of a Medical Social Worker

The news of a loved one having a chronic condition can be devastating for a family. They need someone to guide them in understanding their loved ones’ health condition and adapting to changes that they have to accommodate their loved … Continue reading

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