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Hot to Spot When a Mole Needs to be Checked

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Everyone has moles on their body somewhere. They're simply collections of skin cells that are usually darker than your normal skin colour due to increased melanin in the mole's location, although there are several different types which vary slightly in their appearance. While they're generally nothing to worry about, there are some occasions where it's worth getting a check to make sure a mole isn't cancerous. Although skin cancer is one of the most easily treated forms, it's still important to catch it as early as possible and act without delay.

25 July 2017

How Physiotherapy Helps You Recover from Surgery

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Whether your surgical procedure is big or small, the chances are it will impact the way you function afterwards. Attending a physiotherapy clinic following your procedure enhances the post-operative recovery period through improving your range of movement, reducing the risk of clots, and promoting wound healing. Knowing more about physiotherapy and its uses will help you decide how it can work for you. Following an orthopaedic procedure, you'll enhance your range of movement

19 July 2017

How to Spot If Someone You Care About Has Depression

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Depression is, sadly, rather a common problem in the modern world, with a staggering number of people suffering from it at some point during their lives. Fortunately, in recent years, depression has been the subject of much discussion, making awareness at an all time high. Despite that, it can still be difficult to recognise in a friend or family member, and even if you do suspect they're depressed, it's tough to know what you can do to help.

10 July 2017

Post-Brace Veneers: What You Should Know about Getting Veneers after Braces

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If your teeth are crooked, dental braces are the ideal way to straighten them so that you can smile with confidence. However, braces cannot treat discoloured, chipped, or misshapen teeth so some orthodontic patients choose to get veneers once their braces come off. The combination of the two treatments can transform a smile and help to improve the quality of a patient's life both in work and in their personal relationships.

22 June 2017

Understanding Commercial Driver Medicals

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When you are offered a job as a commercial driver, passing a medical will be a condition of your offer of employment. Pre-employment medicals are designed to reduce the risk of harm to the prospective employee, other employees within a company and the general public by screening out candidates whose health could make the specific job role they have applied for unsuitable. For example, you may not be able to drive safely if you have vision problems, substance addiction, epilepsy or a psychiatric disorder.

19 June 2017