7 Habits for a Healthy Heart
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), adopting some of the below habits, such as avoiding smoke and staying active, can keep your heart healthy.
Posted by Alicia Betz on May 25, 2022Continue reading
Neocate Formula Side Effects
Neocate makes its formula hypoallergenic. However, somewhere in the formulation, something seems to fall short as the formula has been linked to bone problems.
Posted by Select Justice on March 27, 2022Continue reading
How to Properly Dispose of Roundup
Glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, is a pesticide that has garnered a lot of criticism lately for its links to cancer. Many people have stopped using the chemical on their weeds but wonder what to do with the extra product they have.
Posted by Alicia Betz on March 21, 2022Continue reading
A Little Known Side Effect of IUDs: Copper Toxicity
Many women report few if any side effects and are able to live their lives largely forgetting they have an IUD in place. As with any medication or medical device, however, side effects are always a possibility. Enter: copper toxicity.
Posted by Alicia Betz on March 5, 2022Continue reading
Healthy Alternatives to Weed Killers
When it comes to dealing with weeds, everyone wants instant results and it seems that chemical pesticides consistently lead the charge. And while they may be effective the truth is quick results can be tempting, but the chemicals used to achieve those lighting fast remedies are potentially poisoning you and your family. There are other options for weedkillers.
Posted by Sharon Brandwein on February 27, 2022Continue reading
Noise Hacks for Tinnitus Sufferers
If you’re looking for another way to address your tinnitus, we’ve put together a list of five tinnitus hacks that might help you better manage your condition.
Posted by Daisy Rogozinsky on February 23, 2022Continue reading
10 Creative Ways To Say Thank You To A NICU Nurse
Parents who have experienced the difficulty of having a baby in the NICU often look for special ways to thank the nurses who took the time to treat their babies with love. Here, we’ve developed a list of ten ways parents can show their appreciation for NICU nurses.
Posted by Amanda Turner on February 13, 2022Continue reading
Rosie’s NEC Story [video]
Jasmine’s daughter Rosie was born prematurely at 24 weeks through an emergency C-section. A few moments after labor Rosie was lifeless, but the doctors and nurses revived her and she was given another shot at life. A few days after birth Rosie was diagnosed with NEC.
Posted by Josef Rappaport, DPT, Physical Therapist on December 9, 2021Continue reading
Nicole Ventura’s NEC Story: Trust Your Gut
Hi, I'm Nicole Ventura, and this is my story about my experience with NEC (Necrotizing Enterocolitis). I learned many lessons, but most of all, to always trust my gut.
Posted by Josef Rappaport, DPT, Physical Therapist on December 7, 2021Continue reading
Necrotizing Enterocolitis Stages & Risk Factors
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a severe digestive condition that occurs most often in premature infants. While some babies with NEC fully recover, others suffer from complications that result in permanent health conditions.
Posted by Select Justice on November 18, 2021Continue reading
Atherosclerosis: Symptoms and Causes
It’s estimated that atherosclerosis is the root cause of 50% of deaths in the western world. With such a high rate of disease, it’s only natural to wonder about the symptoms and causes.
Posted by Select Justice on November 10, 2021Continue reading
Methamphetamine is a prescription drug that is normally meant for treating medical conditions such as narcolepsy, hyperactivity, and weight loss.
Posted by Select Justice on October 10, 2021Continue reading
Can We Avoid Cancer?
Cancer is unfortunately ubiquitous. It is estimated that almost 40% of people will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. So, can we avoid this devastating and debilitating disease?
Posted by Alicia Betz on July 8, 2021Continue reading
Lifestyle Changes May Be the Future of Heartburn Relief
According to new research, lifestyle changes can make an even bigger difference for heartburn than previously thought. The study examined information from over 42,000 women and showed that five specific lifestyle factors can have a significant impact on heartburn.
Posted by Alicia Betz on April 21, 2021Continue reading
What Is NDMA and Why Is It Dangerous?
NDMA, or N-nitroso-dimethylamine is a probable human carcinogen that is found naturally in small amounts in soil and air. When the exposure to NDMA becomes high, however, it is toxic to our bodies.
Posted by Alicia Betz on March 11, 2021Continue reading
8 Ways to Avoid Driving Drunk
Before you even begin a night of drinking, it’s helpful to have a plan so you can avoid driving drunk. These tips will give you multiple ways out so that you can always find a way to avoid driving drunk no matter what situation you find yourself in.
Posted by Alicia Betz on January 21, 2021Continue reading
Should You Be Concerned About Noise Pollution?
Noise pollution, is the overexposure to unwanted ambient noises we have no control over. But while the cacophony of the world rages on, what is it doing to our hearing and what is it doing to our health?
Posted by Sharon Brandwein on December 19, 2020Continue reading
4 New Developments In Eye Care And Vision Testing
New developments in eye care and advances in technology are happening all the time. So while perfect vision may not necessarily be in the cards, faster diagnoses and new products could lead to improved eye health, keep issues with your vision at bay, and allow for a better prognosis.
Posted by Sharon Brandwein on December 15, 2020Continue reading
Tips to Avoid Birth Injuries
No matter how detailed of a birth plan you have, things don’t always go according to plan, However there are still preventative measures that expectant mothers can take to decrease the chances of a birth injury to her or her baby.
Posted by Christiana Lilly on December 9, 2020Continue reading
Risks Of Using An IUD
Many women choose IUDs as birth control because the devices can be left in for up to ten years, and fertility returns immediately after removal. Nonetheless, they are not free from risk, and complications range from mild cramping to uterine perforation.
Posted by Alicia Betz on December 1, 2020Continue reading
The Importance of Regular Eye Exams
It’s no secret that as we age vision problems can occur. Luckily, most problems are easily fixed with a prescription for glasses or contacts. But not all remedies are that simple; that’s why it’s imperative that everyone get their eyes checked on a regular basis.
Posted by Christiana Lilly on November 15, 2020Continue reading
How To Take An At Home Eye Exam
As we get older, especially over 40 years of age, vision can start to deteriorate. It’s important to be aware of even the slightest changes in your vision as it may be the early signs of more serious vision problems.
Posted by Jordana Neeman on November 11, 2020Continue reading
Helping Loved Ones With Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is often irreversible and can be a difficult transition for the person and their family to manage. Yet there are many ways that you can show support for your loved one
Posted by Christiana Lilly on October 29, 2020Continue reading
What Is Pigmentary Maculopathy?
While most maculopathies are either congenital or age-related, pigmentary maculopathy is the direct result of prolonged exposure to pentosan polysulfate sodium, the active ingredient in the drug Elmiron.
Posted by Sharon Brandwein on October 14, 2020Continue reading
Bladder Problems: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions
Bladder issues — they’re cumbersome and interfere with your everyday life. Whether out shopping for groceries or socializing with friends, people with urinary problems find themselves searching for the bathroom or preparing themselves with pads and adult briefs.
Posted by Christiana Lilly on September 13, 2020Continue reading
Ovarian Cancer: Early Detection And New Research
Ovarian Cancer affects thousands of women and their families each year. According to the American Cancer Society, each year, 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and each year over 13,000 women die from the disease.
Posted by Sharon Brandwein on July 30, 2020Continue reading
How One Family Coped With Ovarian Cancer
No cancer diagnosis is easy, but ovarian cancer can be especially devastating - often, when you catch it, it’s already at an advanced stage. Only 20% of ovarian cancer patients catch it early, when they have over a 90% chance of a full recovery.
Posted by Molly K on July 23, 2020Continue reading
Learning the Importance of Cancer Counseling
Learning the Importance of Cancer Counseling With Linda Waters We at Select Justice are happy to help support research and community programs that will provide resources to assist people in making the right decisions for themselves and their families.
Posted by Linda Waters on July 21, 2020Continue reading