Category: Predicaments & Emergencies

How Can You DIE From The Flu? Here’s How… What You Need To Know About The Flu Virus And Flu Shot

It's not just people with compromised immune systems that are dying from the flu. See all of the ways the…

4 months ago

My Laparoscopy Surgery To Treat Endometriosis & Remove Ovarian Cysts …And Why I Chose The Optional Endometrial Ablation

Ladies: Have you got endometriosis... and/or cysts on your ovaries? If so there's probably a laparoscopy in your future! I'm…

7 months ago

Should You Have A 3D Mammogram? I Did & Here’s What I Learned About 3D Breast Imaging

I recently went for a diagnostic 3D mammogram following a traditional 2D mammogram. Here's what I learned about who should…

7 months ago

So THAT’s How They Tell You That You’ve Got Cancer… Jim’s Melanoma Skin Cancer Photos & Treatment Options

My husband received a melanoma diagnosis from a mole on his arm. You can see in his skin cancer photos…

9 months ago

Should You Let A Chiropractor Crack Your Neck? Is The ‘Neck Twist’ A Safe Way To Remedy Neck Pain?

I suffer from ongoing neck pain. My favorite 'adjustment' at the chiropractor's office (up til now) has been what I…

10 months ago

Secondary Drowning And Dry Drowning: 2 Kids Swimming Hazards You Can Prevent If You Know The Symptoms

What do you mean you can drown and not even be in the water? That's what happens in dry drowning…

11 months ago

Prop 65 Cancer & Birth Defect Warnings: Should You Really Be Worried About Them?

Have you bought any products that had a California Prop 65 warning label on them? I don't live anywhere NEAR…

1 year ago

Bug Bites & Allergic Reactions: Benadryl To The Rescue!

Spring is in the air and so are insects like bees, wasps, and mosquitos! An allergic reaction to bites or…

1 year ago

Camel Spider Facts And Myths – Camel Spider Size, Speed & Other Dangers Explained Here

The camel spider is also known as a wind scorpion, sun spider, and wind spider. They are mostly found in…

1 year ago

Getting An MRI?… 13 Things You Should Know Before You Have Your First MRI Scan

Having an MRI scan? I just had my first one and here are the 13 things I wish I had…

1 year ago

Addiction Intervention: An Overview Of How To Stage A Family Intervention

Have a loved one in need of a family intervention for alcohol or drug abuse? I've been there. Here's my…

2 years ago

What It’s Like To Have A Hysterectomy Surgery & What Recovery Is Like – I Had A Total Hysterectomy Using The DaVinci Robotic Surgery Method

I had a full hysterectomy at the age of 50, nine years after having a laparoscopy to remove endometriosis. Here…

2 years ago

Before You Have A Hysterectomy, Read These Tips That Helped Me Prepare For My Full Hysterectomy

To help other women in the same boat as me, I did a lot of research - before and after…

2 years ago

BRCA Testing: Who Should Get A BRCA Gene Test, How Much It Costs, And What The Results Mean

Wonder if you should get the BRCA test or not? Me too! Here's what you need to know about BRCA…

2 years ago

Online Counseling & Life Coaching – There’s An App For That! 3 Benefits Of Virtual Therapy

Need help but not sure where to turn? You're in luck! Online counseling and life coaching is available wherever you…

2 years ago

Prescription Drug Abuse: 5 Ways To Avoid & Overcome Addiction To Prescription Painkillers That Worked For Me!

Anyone can fall victim to prescription drug abuse without even realizing it... I did! I'm proof these tips will get…

2 years ago

Have A Weird Skin Spot? (Me Too.) Here’s How A Dermatologist Does A Skin Biopsy To Determine If It’s Cancerous Or Not

A simple skin biopsy is usually the best way to determine if a strange looking spot is skin cancer or…

2 years ago

Food & Medication Interactions: 6 Foods You Should Never Mix With Medicine

On antibiotics or meds for blood pressure, thyroid, or cholesterol? Watch for medication interactions if you eat bananas, fiber, soy,…

2 years ago

What It’s Like To Have Total Knee Replacement Surgery

A LOT of my friends and relatives have had total knee replacement surgery. You probably have some fears about the…

2 years ago

Nervous About Getting A CT Scan? Anxious To Hear The Results? 5 Ways To Cope With Scanxiety

If you're anxious about getting a CT scan, these tips from someone who's been there with scanxiety might help. Here's…

3 years ago

Are Early Cancer Screenings Right For You? How Early Cancer Detection Could Save Your Life

Can early cancer screenings help save your life? Yes. If cancer runs in your family, getting screened at a young…

4 years ago

Cancer Support Groups: The Cure For Isolation, Confusion During The Fight Of Your Life

Whether you have cancer or you know someone who does, cancer support groups are the place to turn for answers…

5 years ago

Cervical Cancer Treatment: What You Need To Know

Early stages of cervical cancer respond well to treatment, which may be radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, or a combination of methods.…

5 years ago

Getting a Colonoscopy – My Experience

Getting a colonoscopy wasn't all peaches and cream (I couldn't even eat those when I was prepping for the exam),…

6 years ago

Colonoscopy Guidelines – Do You Need a Colonoscopy?

It's important to follow colonoscopy guidelines so you can reduce your risk for one of the most preventable forms of…

6 years ago