Health & Illness

August 11, 2015

Nursemaid’s Elbow – How to avoid & treat it.

Nursemaid’s Elbow Is a Partial Dislocation Nursemaid’s elbow is a partial dislocation of a ligament in the elbow called the radius. A dislocation happens when the ligament slips out of its normal position in the elbow. Nursemaid’s elbow is also called radial head dislocation and annular ligament displacement. Nursemaid’s elbow is a partial dislocation of […]

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June 10, 2014

Diaper Rash – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

What is diaper rash? Diaper rash is any rash that develops within the diaper area. Children with a mild case of diaper rash experience red skin. In more severe cases, there may be painful open sores. The red skin and sores are normally found around the groin and inside the folds of the upper thighs […]

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September 18, 2013

Lice – What is it? How to treat it.

Lice, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several time a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. Getting head lice has absolutely nothing to do with personal […]

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