What Is Direct Cremation?

If a loved one dies, the thought of deciding what to do with their body and planning their funeral can be hard to handle. However, it is necessary to make these decisions promptly so you can choose between a burial or cremation. If you decide on cremation, you might want to go with a direct cremation. This means the body is cremated right after death, and the rest of the services you choose are entirely up to you. Read More 

Prevent Falls With A Walk-In Tub

As adults get older, there comes a point where they will start to lose some mobility. Eventually, they will be at a greater risk of falling and becoming injured. In fact, one out of three adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once per year. Many times these falls are caused because they are trying to get in and out of the bathtub but because of their decrease in mobility they are not able to do so. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Surgeries Designed To Stop Snoring

If you have tried everything to stop your snoring, but it is still there and is affecting your spouse, you might want to look into surgery for snoring. While surgery is typically the last option used for snoring, it can make a big difference when nothing else works. Here are three things you should know about surgery for snoring. What causes snoring? Snoring is something that affects approximately 90 million adults in the U. Read More 

3 Tips For Protecting Your Eyes

Your eyes are one of the most important organs in your body. It is vital that you properly care for your eyes, but many people do not take the necessary steps to ensure that they are caring for their eyes. Here are some things that you should be doing often to protect your eyes. 1. Protect Your Eyes From The Sun Everyone knows that it is important to wear sunscreen. Your skin can easily become damaged in the sun. Read More 

Turn Your Head And Oink: Medical Techniques You Didn’t Know Students Practiced On Pigs

When it comes to the medical field, practice very definitely makes perfect. But when it comes to surgery time, doctors can't have time to practice -- they need to get it right every single time, no matter the technique or the patient. For this reason, some medical schools will have their students practice on pigs -- dead or anesthetized, whole or in parts -- in order to make sure they've got the method down pat. Read More