Cord blood is the blood remaining in the umbilical cord and placenta following the birth of a child. It has quickly become the favored source of stem cells used in transplant therapy. Cord blood is easy to collect, store and access, and thus has many distinct advantages.
Dehydration is a serious matter that can become life threatening. Chronic dehydration or severe dehydration can lead to lifelong medical conditions. It is important to seek treatment if you believe to be suffering from any effects of dehydration.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are common in children and when they occur frequently, fluid can build up in the ear and may lead to hearing problems or speech delays. Ear tubes allow for drainage of the excess fluid and for ventilation of the middle ear space.
Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare but serious form of cancer that should be treated as quickly as possible to prevent serious long term injury or illness. Sarcoma’s can lead to other serious conditions that can be life threatening.
Summer is upon us, meaning more American’s will be spend time vacationing and participating in outdoor activities. Before your patients engage in any outdoor activities, be sure to educate them on the many dangers of sun exposure