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Need a Prostate Exam? Here's What to Expect

Need a Prostate Exam? Here`s What to ExpectWEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- You're due for a prostate exam, but you don't know what to expect.So, what is this exam like?Regular check-ups are essential for maintaining your health, and a prostate exam is crucial to preventive care for men. Not only is it a screening test for early signs of prostate cancer, but it also helps detect other potential health issues.Here, experts walk you through what a prostate exam entails, when to consider scheduling one, how to prepare, and what the results might mean for you. So, dive in and learn more about this medical examination that every man should get at some point in his life.What is a prostate exam?Per the Cleveland Clinic, a prostate exam is a screening method to detect early signs of prostate cancer. Typically, the exam...

Child Development Stages and Milestones: What to Expect

30 May 2023
Child Development Stages and Milestones: What to ExpectTUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- From their first smile to their first step to the first day of school, children go through a remarkable transformation on their way to adulthood.Here, experts explore the five developmental stages, from infancy to adulthood, and take a deeper look at the developmental milestones acquired along the way. Understanding each stage's developmental milestones can help create an environment that supports their growth.Child development stagesChild development refers to how a child grows and changes over time. The Cleveland Clinic defines the five developmental stages:Birth to 18 months: Newborn through infancy18 months to 3 years: Toddlers3 to 5 years: Preschool6 to 12 years: School age13 to 18 years: AdolescenceDevelopmental milestones are defined in...

Authoritative Parenting: What It Is, Techniques & Discipline

30 May 2023
Authoritative Parenting: What It Is, Techniques & DisciplineTUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Children’s personalities and moods can be as diverse as the cosmos, so figuring out the best parenting style can be challenging.To help, experts here take a deep dive into authoritative parenting, including what it’s like, examples of authoritative parenting style, its disciplinary strategies and how it compares to authoritarian parenting.What is authoritative parenting?Authoritative parenting is a supportive and nurturing style of parenting that still includes firm boundary-setting, according to the American Psychological Association. Parents use two-way communication and calm reasoning to help their children understand the rules. Although they take input from their child, parents still have the final say.The Cleveland Clinic notes that...

More 'Height-Challenged' Men Are Getting Leg-Lengthening...

30 May 2023
More `Height-Challenged` Men Are Getting Leg-Lengthening SurgeriesTUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Some short men really struggle with their lack of height, feeling that they are both literally and figuratively looked down upon by others.That’s why an increasing number of height-challenged men are turning to limb-lengthening surgery -- an expensive, potentially painful, months-long procedure that will add a few extra inches to their frame.Limb-lengthening procedures have been around for decades, and have been typically used to correct illnesses and birth defects that cause one leg to be shorter than the other, said Dr. David Frumberg, co-director of the Yale Limb Restoration and Lengthening Program.“You basically convince the body that there’s a hairline fracture, and you allow the body to set up a healing response,” Frumberg...

ER-Based Pharmacies Could Improve Kids' Care, Pediatricians' Group Says

30 May 2023
ER-Based Pharmacies Could Improve Kids` Care, Pediatricians` Group SaysTUESDAY, May 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When parents rush their kids to an emergency room in the dead of night for an asthma attack or high fever, they are often discharged with a prescription. The problem is, there may be nowhere to fill it promptly.Now, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is calling attention to the issue, and highlighting one potential solution: 24-hour ER pharmacies.Studies have found that when children are prescribed medication in the emergency department, one-third to one-half of families never pick up the prescription.There are likely various reasons for this, but research shows that trouble getting to a pharmacy is a big obstacle, said Dr. Gregory Conners, chair of the AAP's committee on pediatric emergency medicine.Emergency department...

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